Kenny Ortega: I Didn’t Cause Michael’s Death

01/08/2011 19:38

The producer/director of Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” tour is retaliating to Katherine Jackson’s wrongful death suit in which he’s named as a defendant, because he had nothing to do with the medication or treatment that caused the singer’s death.

Kenny Ortega filed legal documents asking the court to remove him as a defendant in Katherine’s suit, claiming, “Kenneth Ortega is not alleged to be involved in the medical treatment or administration of drugs that allegedly caused Michael Jackson’s death.”

Ortega’s lawyer adds … Kenny never had a contract with Dr. Conrad Murray or with  Michael Jackson, nor has he had any official affiliation with AEG.

Ortega’s lawyer says, “The naming of Kenneth Ortega as a defendant in this action, without any basis, without any substantive charging allegations against him, is a gross error.”