Washington (ANI): Teary eyed La Toya Jackson recalled her
mother"s horror when she learnt about the sudden death of her son
Michael. La Toya confessed she nearly crashed her car as she heard
her shocked mother Katherine shout on the phone that the singer had
"I was driving over to the hospital and I was speaking to my
mother's assistant, and I kept asking how he was doing, and he (the
assistant) just wouldn't answer me," Contactmusic quoted her as
telling Britain's GMTV.
“And I heard my mother in the background say, 'Who is that?' And
she grabbed the phone and screamed down the phone, screamed at the
top of her lungs, He's dead, he's dead. And I heard it and I almost
crashed the car so many times as I tried to get over there, even
though I was only three minutes away," she added.
The King of Pop died aged 50 on June 25 after suffering a
cardiac arrest at his rented Los Angeles mansion.