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And Britney Spears thinks she has it rough.

The odd Michael Jackson may be too sick to travel to London to testify in a suit claiming he owes an Arab sheik $7 million, his attorney said on Tuesday.

MJ is seeking to give his testimony via satellite from the U.S.

“It would be unwise for him to travel, given what’s he’s got now,” lawyer Robert Englehart said, declining to elaborate “for the obvious reasons.”

A lawyer for Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa said the medical evidence presented by the self-proclaimed King of Pop’s lawyers is unsatisfactory, saying: “This is not the first time a sick note has been presented by Mr. Jackson.”

The lawyer, Bankim Thanki, gave no precise indication of what the illness might be, but told the court that he believed Michael Jackson‘s condition could be treated with a bandage “if the diagnosis is indeed positive.” Ooookay.

Michael Jackson has often worn a surgical mask in public. In one court appearance in California, he appeared to have a bandage hanging from his hollowed-out nose.

Despite all the speculation about his radically changed appearance over the years, he has denied having had any plastic surgery done on his face other than two operations back in the day to help him breathe better to hit higher notes.

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