Michael Jackson's close friend Uri Geller still can't fathom that the King of Pop has died.
Added Geller, "He is my best friend. I just can't believe."
Geller also told Sky News that he believed Jackson to be in fine health. "He was in good shape. … I'm not a doctor, but I can only assume he was under immense stresses and pressures, and you can ask any doctor, stress is a killer," he said. "The pressure of these concerts, putting under huge pressures, he was a perfectionist. That could have been what did it. But that's just my opinion."
Jackson was set to headline 50 sold-out shows at London's O2 Arena beginning in July, billed "This Is It" — his final London performances. "I think it was a mistake to target 50 shows. 3, 4, 5 maybe 10 shows is enough," said Geller. "He was healthy, aerobically fit. I remember him here in my house, and he wouldn't touch junk food. So now… to confront this devastating reality that Michael is dead is just… I want to wake up tomorrow and think this is a dream and that he is not dead."
Added Geller, "He was a happy man when fans were around – he drank their love. He loved what he did, but somewhere in his deep dark corners of his heart, he was a confused man and a lonely person. The reason was because nobody could understand him."
"He is in heaven now, a better place than us. God rest his soul."
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