Michael Jackson’s infamous moon route helped to establish him as one of the greatest entertainers of all time, but his remarkable career was not without its problems. For decades, dozens of young boys and men have come forward to accuse Jackson of sexual abuse.
The documentary Leaving Neverland describes two victim accounts of an allegation of Jackson abuse. Rep. Rodney Jerkins says the men should be ashamed to sue Jackson’s estate.
Repetition of Allegations in ‘Leaving Neverland’
Leaving Neverland focusing on two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege that Jackson was sexually abused as a child for several years. Throughout the film, the men describe what they say happened and how the abuse they say affects adults.
The film premiered in two parts on HBO in the spring of 2019. It was well received by critics, winning a Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction the same year.
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The film, however, garnered backing from Jackson’s fans, with many calling the stories of the liars and questioning their legitimacy based on their previous evidence denying any abuse. at Jackson’s hands.
The Jackson family also explodes the film, Per Iris Rolling Stone, they say the men are hungry. Jackson’s nephew Taj tells the publication:
“We live in a world where money is popular – through fans, through social media – the more popular they are, the more money you will make. That is only a fact. And it is no coincidence that the claims of both Wade and James are currently going against the estate for hundreds of millions of dollars. ”
Taj Jackson, Iris Rolling Stone
Jackson’s estate denied HBO for breach of contract, citing a clause in the 1992 contract between Jackson and HBO and seeking $ 100 million from the network. The suit is still going.
Rodney Jerkins haunts ‘Leaving Neverland’ prosecutors
Jerkins made a lot of Jackson records, including Jackson calling for his last album to be released Incredible. In a new interview with Vlad TV, Jerkins flows about his time with Jackson and kills Jackson’s victims.
“I think allegations are just allegations,” Jerkins begins. “I feel like, as it were, people coming out after someone dies embarrassing you. Even before that [Leaving Neverland], they are just allegations – we do not know [what happened].
Jerkins says he spent a lot of time with Jackson making his music and insisting he never saw Jackson engage in any inappropriate behavior with children. He also says he didn’t see young boys around Jackson while working together, outside of Jackson’s children.
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Moreover, Jerkins says he believes the allegations against Jackson are an attempt to jeopardize Jackson’s performance.
“I will be very upset when someone dies and you will try to kill their legacy,” Jerkins carves. “What was it that you weren’t strong enough to do when he was alive and now he’s underground? [your plan is] “Well, we’ll take it further down.”
The Jackson family strongly denies all allegations against the late pop star. Jackson was found not guilty in all cases involving child sexual abuse, although he settled with a few accused victims out of court. Jackson denied the allegations while alive.