"I wished he would have eaten more. I was always making sure there was plenty of food around," Contactmusic quoted him as telling a British newspaper. “I would unwrap his plate and slide it over in front of him. But I didn't feed him," he added.
Ortega also insisted that he never came to know Jackson was in drugs. He said: "I'd been to his home. I'd seen him playing with his children, and never saw any evidence ever of anything like that."