Elizabeth Taylor Hospitalized As She Grieves For Michael Jackson
A grief-stricken Dame Elizabeth Taylor has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital as she struggles to cope with the death of her dear friend Michael Jackson.
Sources tell NY Post celebrity informant Cindy Adams that the 77-year-old screen legend’s already fragile health has been in a steady state of decline since her pop icon pal died suddenly of cardaic arrest late last month. He was 50.
The Jackson family denied her access to their funeral pews and barred her from the events because she was Michael’s friend, not theirs. She’s suffering weakness, tiredness, exhaustion, emotional draining. She hasn’t stopped crying. She and Michael were devoted to one another, Adams wrote Tuesday.
She is allegedly suffering extreme exhaustion and has been weeping constantly.
Just last week, the Dame took to her Twitter page to shoot down rumors that Jackson’s passing had left her so devastated she was considering suicide. She also announced that she would be skipping the public memorial to the King of Pop, which took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Tuesday.
She wrote: “I will always love Michael from the depth of my being and nothing can separate us…I am a survivor not only for myself, but for my family and for Michael too… Although my grief over Michael could not be any deeper, I am not on suicide watch as some of the cheaper ‘rags’ would have you believe.”
Liz added that she was asked to speak at the memorial service, but declined. “I’ve been asked to speak at the Staples Center. I cannot be part of the public whoopla….And I cannot guarantee that I would be coherent to say a word…I just don’t believe that Michael would want me to share my grief with millions of others. How I feel is between us. Not a public event…I said I wouldn’t go to the Staples Center and I certainly don’t want to become a part of it. I love him too much.”
“My love goes out to Katherine and Michael’s beloved children.”