Paris Jackson Speaks Out About Leaving Neverland Documentary
Michael Jackson's daughter has broken her silence over the new Leaving Neverland documentary, which sees two men speak out over their alleged abuse as children.
The documentary has brought forward new information about the King of Pop, who has been at the centre of sexual abuse controversy numerous times in the past.
The two-part, two-hour documentary was shown on Channel 4 earlier this week and tells the story of Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who both say they were sexually abused and put forward graphic and detailed accounts of their time with him.
Leaving Neverland has divided opinions since its release, with fans, viewers and even figures such as Louis Theroux speaking out about the allegations.
Paris Jackson has responded to the documentary and its claims, replying to Twitter users in a thread defending the documentary and the 'injustices' around it, sticking up for her dad's 'good heart'.
The 20-year-old wrote on Twitter: "Yeah they do that to everyone with a good heart and tries to make a difference but do you really think that it's possible to tear his name down? Like do you truly believe they stand a chance? Relax and have peace."
yeah they do that to everyone with a good heart and tries to make a dfference but do you really think that it's possible to tear his name down ? like do you truly believe they stand a chance ? relax and have peace.
- Paris-Michael K. J. (@ParisJackson) March 7, 2019
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In the documentary, Safechuck, 42, claims a 29-year-old Jackson taught him to masturbate in France when he was only 10. He claimed they went on to have sex 'hundreds' of times and that they even staged a fake wedding together.
Many viewers took to Twitter to share their disgust following the documentary, with countless people claiming to have been made to feel physically sick by the allegations.
One person said: "I was so excited to watch #LeavingNeverland but now I'm not sure why. I feel physically sick watching these two brave men give such a graphic description of the abuse they experienced from someone the world idolised."
Another said: "Feel physically sick watching this and hearing this. Knowing I have a little boy and knowing these boys went through this is sickening."
A third added: "OMG the details in #LeavingNeverland are shocking and disturbing! He got away with so much abuse!!"
Protests have taken place outside Channel 4's offices, with fans disregarding the claims as a 'scam', implying the men were trying to make money form the show, and that no hard evidence was found when the FBI raided his home.
Many radio stations have boycotted Jackson and his music as the controversy continues.
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