CNN is reporting the phrase most spoken by AEG Live's co-CEO during his testimony in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial was: "I don't recall."
Paul Gongaware, who was in charge of producing and promoting Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts, testified this week that he couldn't remember sending key e-mails or approving budgets that included $150,000 a month for Dr. Conrad Murray.
Gongaware also denied thinking that
Jackson's health was frail in the last days
of his life, despite e-mails from others in the production suggesting the
singer needed help.
AEG's lawyers argue it was Jackson who chose, hired and supervised
Murray -- and their company only
dealt with Murray because Jackson demanded they pay for him to be his
"This Is It" tour doctor.