Dr. Patrick Treacy – Michael Jackson is One of the Greatest Humanitarians of the Century

 

Screen Shot 2014-07-02 at 4.51.25 PMOn July 2, 2014, Dr. Patrick Treacy recently posted a copy of  his interview with TheSun on his @peege twitter after prudently taping off the offensive British term that Michael Jackson truly detested and felt was a disrespectful term.  That is what a true friend of Michael’s would do and Dr. Treacy has proven time and again through his words, behavior and actions that he remains a true Vanguard of Michael Jackson.

The interview and quotes of Dr. Treacy are worth sharing but since we loathe to direct anyone to the links of tabloids like TheSun, we have typed out the article’s text.

TEXT BEGINS-  THE day Dr Patrick Treacy met Michael Jackson he told him: “To be honest, I prefer listening to Prince.”

Eight years later and the Irish cosmetic surgeon in one of Jackson’s highest-profile defenders and is adored by King of Pop fans worldwide.

As ambassador for the Michael Jackson Legacy foundation, Patrick has opened two orphanages, in Liberia and Haiti, in the name of the star and will keep working in his memory for the rest of his life.

Speaking after the fifth anniversary of Jackson’s death last week, Dr. Treacy said he was “blessed” to have known Michael. The Coi Fermanagh medic said the singer was a man of “love hope and compassion.” And one of the greatest humanitarians of the century”

And Dr. Treacy added the controversial musician was not “anything that has been said about him,“ drawing on the two court cases around claims the singer was a child abuse.

What sealed that friendship was not that they were doctor and patient during the Jackson’s stay in Ireland in 2006, but that they both wanted to make big bold humanitarian statements.

By the time Jackson was making his fourth of seven visits to Dublin’s Allesbury Clinic for cosmetic work, the man were pulling together a plan for a huge concert in war torn Rwanda to raise money to fight HIV.  Dr Treacy remembers the day when it became clear just how much influence the pop star had.

The doctor said “He said someone was on things at the African end” and he handed me his mobile phone, I was busy working on his leg’s at the time giving him depigmentation treatment and I thought it was a concert promoter on the line. “The guy was chatting away and I just thought “who is this” and ended up saying I’m up to my eyes here at the minute and passed the phone back” Jackson told him, hanging up “that was Mandiba and it hit me.. I’d been speaking to Nelson Mandela”

In terms of lasting humanitarian influence, Patrick puts Jackson up there with Mandela. And even above the likes of Mother Teresa, John Lennon , Lady Diana, Bono and Dahli Lama, He said; “His body of work carries a spiritual message for all of the injustice of the human race.. racism, inequality, disease, hunger and corruption.

HE donated so much to charity

“This was a man who donated all of the money from so much of his work to charity, he gave all the countless profits from dozens of concerts to the Heal the World Foundation and much much more. “

“The man I knew was a man who shocked me because he was such a gentle trusting person, not at all the man people like to think he was”

in 1990’s Jackosn world crashed down when he was accused of child sex abuse. His controversially settled out of court for $25million in a move which still fuels rumours to this day. And in 2005, he was tried and acquitted of further child sexual abuse allegations.

A year later he spent several months in Ireland out of the limelight, working on an album. But he tragically died aged 50, in 2009 from a a drugs overdose while bring treated by a doctor in America.

Treacy, 54 felt the world lost a huge force for good and when approached to become an honorary ambassador for Michael Jackson Legacy he: ”gladly accepted”

He said, ” It builds orphanages in Michael’s name the money is being raised by fans in 63 nations.”

“The fans drive it all forward but for me it dovetails nicely with the work I have wanted to do. It gives me the ability to continue the legacy that he created”

In 2012 he officially opened “Everland” named after the star’s sprawling California home Neverland. In Monrovia, Liberia the scene of a vicious civil war, Dr. Treacy said: There had been child soldiers, there some of them doing terrible things. “Some the stories about how they had to cut out beating hearts were just incredible. It was somewhere that needed a place where the whole emphasis was that children were protected”

In Haiti, this year the second Everland was opened, again by Dr Treacy who said many children there “were working on the trash heaps, some of them products of rape who had been abandoned” Both of the orphanages came to life due to ₤100,000 being raised by fans. Asked if he will keep working with Michael Jackson Legacy, Dr. Treacy said “Yes always I will absolutely keep going.”

The fans who support this and everyone involved are the voice that he does not have now”   @IrishSunFeats    END TEXT

NOTE: Within the text MJJJP has hyperlinked to urls that give information regarding  Michael Jackson Legacy and Dr. Treacy’s continued advocacy and furthering the humantarian dreams of Michael Jackson.

SUGGESTED reading for in-depth infor regarding  Dr. Treacy and Michael Jackson   on VindicateMJ

ALSO Mandiba: The Man Michael Jackson Called Grandfather

Michael Jackson the Forgotten Humanitarian

Michael Jackson’s inspiration to Liberian women -http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jul/02/king-of-pop-uplifts-liberia/?page=all

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5 Responses to Dr. Patrick Treacy – Michael Jackson is One of the Greatest Humanitarians of the Century

  1. “In terms of lasting humanitarian influence, Patrick puts Jackson up there with Mandela. And even above the likes of Mother Teresa, John Lennon , Lady Diana, Bono and Dahli Lama, He said; “His body of work carries a spiritual message for all of the injustice of the human race.. racism, inequality, disease, hunger and corruption.”
    Dr. Patrick Treacy – Michael Jackson is One of the Greatest Humanitarians of the Century/P.11

    I could not agree more!I have always believed that Michael was like a Civil Rights Leader…. for the world. Martin Luther King was great, and Mandela was even greater (I think). However, each of them were contained by their country. That even applies to Ghandi! Michael was special. He actually traveled to every continent, comforted the people and fed them if needed. He taught the world about love, and hope and faith. In the case of most leaders… they present an image that makes us want to be like them. In the case of Michael, he makes us want to be who we are…discover our own gifts to share with the world. What can be more precious? Michael actually wanted us to have moments of escape from the negativism in the world, perhaps so we could be ourselves… This is what he said.
    “No matter what, the most powerful thing in the world is the human mind and prayer, and belief in yourself and confidence and perseverance. No matter how many times you do it, you do it again until it’s right. And always believe in yourself. And not matter who’s around you that is being negative or thrusting negative energy at you, totally block it off. Because whatever you believe, you become.” Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson: Quotes on his relationship with God

    Rev.Dr. Catheerine M. Gross/MJJJP
    (I really enjoyed the article)

  2. Silvily says:

    Thank you so much for your efforts here in typing out the text for those of us who can’t get an original copy of the paper! Dr. Treacy (as well as Tom Messereau) are true heroes of the MJ community. I don’t want to nit-pick, but there is one typo that you might consider fixing – paragraph 4 of the text: “The Coi Fermanagh medic said the SINER was a man of “love hope and compassion.” Don’t want anyone to take this out of context. L.O.V.E. and compassion….
    (Love your comment, Catherine)

    • Yes, Tom Mesereau is also another Vanguard of Michael’s and both of these stalwarts of truth telling have a great deal of integrity. Unlike others who were afraid to speak publicly in defense of Michael Jackson, have done so with much vigor, because they choose good. They know Michael was a man of goodness.

      “To choose this or that is to affirm at the same time the value of what we choose, because we can never choose evil. We always choose the good, and nothing can be good for us without being good for all” Jean-Paul Sartre

      Thank you very much for your comment and also your keen eye – we have made the edit on the typo- Buds

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