Michael Jackson Estate Drops Concert Film on YouTube During ‘Leaving Neverland’ Premiere

Michael Jackson Estate Drops Concert Film on YouTube During ‘Leaving Neverland’ Premiere

Michael Jackson won't be on BBC radio 2 airwaves, it's been reported, in the wake of fresh child sex abuse allegations against the late pop singer.

The BBC announced last week that it had commissioned a BBC 2 programme about the latest revelations, Michael Jackson: The Rise and Fall. Today, arts writer Tina Hassannia and filmmaker Charles Officer join Tom Power to discuss Leaving Neverland, HBO's new four-hour documentary about Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson's concert in Bucharest will only be available on YouTube for a limited period.

He added that Jackson used to lavish him with jewelry in return for "doing sexual acts to him".

The documentary, directed and produced by Dan Reedus, focuses on two men, Wade Robson and Jimmy Safechuck, who allege that they were subjected to repeated sexual abuse by Jackson after forming close relationships with the singer through Jackson-related events.

The Jackson estate - which is suing HBO for US$100 million (RM400 million) over a "posthumous character assassination" - has vehemently denied all allegations against the late King of Pop, and attacked the credibility of both the documentary and his accusers.

The contract contained a non-disparagement clause relating to content featuring Jackson in the future.

Safechuck met Jackson when he was cast in a Pepsi commercial in 1986, and later took he and his family with him on tour.

Safechuck also claimed that Jackson would "run drills with me, where we'd be in the hotel room and he would pretend like somebody is coming in and you had to get dressed as fast as possible without making noise".

In the UK, Leaving Neverland will air at 9pm on Channel 4 tomorrow, March 6 and Thursday, March 7 2019.

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