In 2004 had Michael Jackson appear in court after allegations of sexual abuse against children. He was acquitted, but the rumors omspant the beloved popgiganten until his death in 2009.
republic hbos four-hour-long documentary "Leaving Neverland", which premiered at the Sundance festival in years, reviving the charges.Accuse Michael Jackson of abuse in new documentary
Now breeds family from the documentary. This reports CNN.
"Leaving Neverland" focuses on the alleged victims Wade Robson (36) and James Safechuck (40), which both claim that Jackson exposed them to sexual abuse over several years. The abuse must have started when they were respectively seven and eleven years old.
- Tabloid karakterdrap
Monday, Jackson's family, represented by the managers of Jackson's legacy, the latest in a series of statements in which they condemn the documentary. According to Variety, they have previously referred to the film as "a tabloid karakterdrap".
Michael turned the other cheek, and that is what we used to do. But we can't just stand and watch while this government lynsjingen progress, and Michael being attacked by vultures on Twitter and others who never met him, it says in the statement.
During the trial in 2005 refused both Robson and Safechuck to have been abused . In 2013 walked Robson for a lawsuit against the Jackson family, and the year after came Safechuck.
I'll never forget what Michael did to me, but I was emotionally and psychologically unable to take seriously to me that it was sexual abuse, " said Robson, "The Today Show" the day he delivered the lawsuit.Creates strong reactions
Both the cases were initially dismissed, but according to Time is Robson and Safechucks ankesaker still hold to the treatment.- obviously Has not seen the
Robson tells us that he first met Jackson when he was five years old, in his native Australia. In the weeks that followed he several times have stayed at Jackson's Neverland Ranch in California.
Safechuck participated in a Pepsi commercial with Jackson as the tiåring, and claim to have been a frequent guest at the home of the artist.
Jackson's family is not interviewed in "Leaving Neverland". Family criticizes the decision to not include "independent voices that could have challenged the allegations".
- Director Dan Reed fails to ettergå facts, so he can design a narrative so horrific one-sided that a viewer never get anything near a balanced picture, called it in a previous statement from the Jackson family.
In the new statement reviews the family Robson and Safechuck as "liars", and says the film treats "individual accusations about things that should have happened 20 years ago" as facts.
Reed responds to accusations in an interview with USA Today.
How can you call a four-hour long documentary "tabloid"? It is beyond my understanding. This is approximately what one could expect. The statements contain nothing relevant, and no criticism of the film it is hold in. They have obviously not seen it, " he says.Michael Jackson was a greedy man Support from the fans
In 1993, met Jackson overgrepsanklager for the first time. 13 year old Jordan Chandler said the artist had bathed with him, slept in the same bed as him, and subjected him to sexual abuse.
According to CNN paid Jackson a $ 25 million (212,5 million) to the Chandler family in a settlement in 2004.
In 2003, Jackson was indicted for sexual assault of 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo. Arvizo had been invited to Jackson's home to recover after prolonged cancer.
Jackson was acquitted on all counts.
the Documentary has also created strong reactions among Jackson's fans.
- Michael Jackson fans are not ignorant about the charges, and we are not overgreps-apologister who blindly support him. We strive to support an innocent man who cannot defend themselves, in a time where the fake depositions seems to be regarded as non-existing, write one on Twitter.
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