LaToya Jackson alleged brother defiled young boys

Michael Jackson’s sister LaToya Jackson alleged he was a paedophile in shocking footage unearthed from an MTV interview in 1993.

LaToya, 62, claimed she had seen hush money cheques paid to youngsters for ‘very, very large sums.’

She made the accusations after the father of 13-year-old Jordy Chandler accused the King of Pop of molesting his son – there was a subsequent settlement.

Speaking to MTV in the unearthed video from 1993, LaToya says: ‘Michael is my brother, I love him a great deal but I cannot, and will not, be a silent collaborator of his crimes against small, innocent children.

‘If I remain silent then it means I fuel the guilt and humiliation these children are feeling and I think it’s very wrong.’

The comments have come to light after HBO’s bombshell documentary aired on television for the first time this week.

There had been persistent rumours throughout Jackson’s life, but no allegations were ever substantiated.

LaToya asked pertinent questions in the footage which will leave some dumbfounded as to why it had not been widely circulated before.

She said: ‘Now you stop and think for one second and you tell me, what 35-year-old man is going to take a little boy and stay with him for 30 days?

‘And take another boy and stay with him for five days in a room and never leave the room? How many of you out there are 35 years old?

‘How many would take little kids and do that? That are nine, 10, 11 years old? I love my brother but it’s wrong. I don’t want to see these kids hurt.’

LaToya continued: ‘I am a victim myself and I know what it feels like. These kids are going to be scarred for the rest of their lives and I don’t want to see any more innocent, small children being affected this way.

‘I love Michael very dearly but I feel even more sorry for these children because they don’t have a life anymore, they don’t.’

In the video she also claimed she was abused by her father.

At the time of the interview she was estranged from her family and had been accused of slandering her brother to make money.

She later retracted the claims she had made, saying her then husband had convinced her to denounce her brother.

The four-hour two-part documentary – which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year – has made sure those allegations continue a decade after he died of an overdose.

The abuse alleged in the film was so appalling there were counsellors on hand for traumatised viewers.

Jackson’s estate has denied wrongdoing and filed a $100 million (£76m) lawsuit against HBO.

The 53-page complaint, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims HBO was violating a ‘non-disparagement’ agreement by airing the documentary.

‘Ten years after his passing, there are still those out to profit from his enormous worldwide success and take advantage of his eccentricities,’ the suit claimed.

-Daily Mail

The Simpsons are removing their Micheal Jackson episode from archives

The Simpsons will cut their famed episode featuring the voice of Michael Jackson from their archives following the ‘monstrous’ allegations of the bombshell documentary Leaving Neverland.

The longtime running show’s executive producer James L. Brooks announced that the classic episode featuring Michael Jackson’s voice will be removed from circulation.

The episode called Stark Raving Dad, which appears in season three, will be pulled from syndication and streaming services, Brooks said to the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.

In the episode Jackson plays Leon Kompowsky, a mental hospital patient who ends up sharing a room with Homer Simpson. In the episode he sings his classic Billie Jean and shows off his iconic moonwalk dance moves.

‘This was a treasured episode. There are a lot of great memories we have wrapped up in that one, and this certainly doesn’t allow them to remain,’ Brooks said on the episode.

The jarring two-part documentary Leaving Neverland aired on HBO last week detailing the accounts of Wade Robson and Jimmy Safechuck who say the famed pop star sexually abused them and groomed them as children at his Neverland estate.

The allegations re-stirred Jackson’s controversy over the alleged abuse of young boys.

It was so shocking, it led the Simpsons boss Brooks and two other show creators to re-think the episode featuring the King of Pop.

‘The guys I work with– where we all spend our lives arguing over jokes — were of one mind on this. It feels clearly the only choice is to make. The documentary gave evidence of monstrous behavior,’ Brooks said.

‘I’m against book burning of any kind. But this is our book, and we’re allowed to take out a chapter,’ Brooks noted.

-Daily mail

Paris Jackson defends her late father after rape allegations

Paris Jackson has defended her late father Michael Jackson, after he was accused of child abuse in the new Leaving Neverland documentary.

Taking to Twitter on Thursday, she referred to his ‘good heart’ and said she was thinking about ‘the bigger picture’.

Having previously tweeted advising her fans to be ‘calm’, she returned to the social media site to share her thoughts more fully.

The 20-year-old wrote: ‘I didn’t mean to offend by expressing that t***ies should be calm, i know injustices are frustrating and it’s easy to get worked up. but reacting with a calm mind usually is more logical than acting out of rage and also…. it feels better to mellow out.

‘Smoke some weed n think about the bigger picture. chillax my dudes.’

An angered Michael Jackson fan replied: ‘The bigger picture is your father’s legacy ruined and his name smeared forever but whatever though.

‘They want to tear his name down and stop playing his music but it’s cool like who cares that he died for this.’

Paris then penned: ‘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.’

The day before, Paris responded to reports that she’s worried about the film and allegations affecting her fledgling career.

‘I actually haven’t made any statements yet, especially regarding how it affects my work life. you guys are reaching a bit.

‘At least this wasn’t a disgusting and attacking article though,’ Paris said in a now-deleted tweet.

 She then added a tweet that read, ‘ya’ll take my life more seriously than I do.’

Sources have said that Paris firmly believes her father never abused children but has not watched the new documentary in which two of his accusers speak out.

She was just 11 when her father passed away in 2009 aged 50, following acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication.

Leaving Neverland features emotional testimony from Wade Robson and James Safechuck who allege Michael raped them for years as children. It has caused bitter reaction from both critics and fans of Michael.

Paris’s extended family have claimed Michael Jackson was ‘naive’ about children but wasn’t an abuser.

The late King of Pop’s siblings, Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson, and his nephew Taj spoke out on CBS This Morning.

Tito’s son Taj, 45, claimed that the family do not wish to ‘put more energy’ into the claims against their late relative – who died in 2009 – because they don’t want to draw any more attention to the documentary.

Taj said: ‘There’s a fear to put more energy to it and more eyeballs to it. ‘That’s why Janet (his aunt) hasn’t said anything, because she doesn’t want to make it any bigger.’

The siblings stated that they know the Thriller hitmaker was not a sexual predator and accused the documentary of spinning lies.

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Why you may never hear Micheal Jackson’s music again

A top radio station in New Zealand will remove Michael Jackson’s music from its track list as paedophilia allegations continue to be levelled against the pop icon.

Radio stations owned by MediaWorks and New Zealand Media Entertainment (NZME) will no longer play music from the artist in a move that is said to reflect the interest of the listeners.

‘We [MediaWorks] aren’t deciding whether Michael Jackson is guilty of paedophilia, we’re just making sure our radio stations are going to play the music people want to hear,’ MediaWorks Group content director Leon Wratt said and Micheal Jackson’s Music is not included.

According to Mr Watt, playlists will be adjusted for The Breeze, More FM and the MediaWorks’ wider brands, broadcast across both the north and south islands.

‘You’ve got 500 songs on a playlist and you have to make the decisions which 500 are the ones people will want to listen to,’ he told radio station Magic Talk.

 Stations under the NZME branding include ZM, The Hits, Flava, Coast, and Newstalk ZB to name a few.

The move follows a trio of Canadian radio stations – CKOI, Rythme and The Beat – who have turned their backs on Jackson and his music.

It also follows a new documentary hitting TV screens around the world, which makes explosive sexual assault claims against Jackson.

Titled ‘Leaving Neverland’, the documentary tracks Wade Robson and James Safechuck and allegations the pop singer repeatedly molested them as children at Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. 

Filmmaker Dan Reed said he hoped the allegations will shift opinions on Jackson and has asked fans to ‘re-evaluate the way we see’ the singer.

Reed has been both praised and criticised for the film, with masses of intrigued fans met by protesters at cinemas across the globe.

Defenders of the singer have also fiercely lashed out at the documentary online, calling it a ‘mockumentary’.

 ackson adamantly maintained he never harmed children.

In a 1998 interview, Jackson insisted he ‘wouldn’t care to live’ if it weren’t for children and blamed the media for being ‘so hard on me’ in the way it covered his relationship with youngsters.

‘Everything I do, every song I write, every song I write, they try to use it against me and it’s so upset, I’m so upset about it,’ he said.

Shocking! Micheal Jackson’s secret rape hideyholes

Micheal Jackson has been accused of rape by several accusers. From daily mail we find out various Micheal Jackson’s hideyholes.

It was less than a year after Michael Jackson met James Safechuck that he bought the Neverland Ranch, located about three hours north of Los Angeles.

In the new documentary Leaving Neverland, Safechuck revealed that Jackson told him at the time that he had purchased the remote getaway for his new friend.

‘He said I am going to purchase this house. It’s gonna be yours, like this place is for you,’ said Safechuck.

‘Me and Michael would be there a lot together, we would go for like a week at a time.’

It was a magical place for Safechuck and his mother Stephanie, who still has the brochure from where Jackson was looking at the property.

‘We were the first guests he had to go to Neverland,’ she explained, before raving about the guest accommodations and the wine cellar.

‘It was a fairytale every night.’

That fairytale quickly morphed into something else however for Safechuck, who alleged that Jackson raped and sexually assaulted him around the property.Code for Africa is funding some stories

By his count, there were 10 spots on the property were he was allegedly assaulted by Jackson.

‘We would get a blanket and we would lie it on the floor in the closet, so we could close the door,’ said Safechuck of one spot.

‘So there were bells and you could have a moment of hearing them trip so at least you knew if people were coming for him.’

He then said of the sexual abuse: ‘There was kissing and just kind of rubbing on each other and then oral sex and then he would want me to suck on his nipples and he would finish himself.’

That act was not contained to just Jackson’s closet however, Safechuck alleges.

‘He also had an Indian fort with like tepees so we would lay down sleeping and have snacks and have sexual relations there,’ said Safechuck.

‘There was also a game room and then upstairs in the arcade there was a bed and we would go up there and have sex there.’

A third floor attic with steep stairs leading up to it, a remote house on the property and even the castle inside the amusement park were also spots where Safechuck claimed he was abused by Michael.

There was also the movie theater, where Jackson was almost caught by Safechuck’s mother Stephanie.

‘The movie theater had these two private rooms and you could see into the theater… and we would have sex in those rooms,’ said Safechuck.

‘That was a bit dangerous. There was a bit of excitement there.’

There was one time when Safechuck’s mother arrived however to find the door locked, and after extensive banging discovered her son and Jackson in the same bed, but fully clothed.

She did not think anything of it, and Jackson assured her he had locked the door by accident.

The pool and jacuzzi were allegedly the sites of more abuse. Safechuck says Jackson performing a rape act on him while seeing how long they could hold their breath underwater.

The upstairs bedroom in Neverland’s now infamous train station was also a spot of assaults according to Safechuck.

‘And it would happen every day,’ he said.

It was hard for Safechuck to wrap his mind around Jackson being lauded by people like Prince Charles and his then-wife Princess Diana, or then-president Reagan.

His claims about being assaulted in multiple locations on the ranch might make it difficult to sell. It is currently on the market for the third time in as many years.

The initial listing agent, Suzanne Perkins of Compass, is hoping to offload the property with its new discounted price tag of $31 million.

That is a 50 percent chop from the $67 million is was listed for in 2017 and a whopping 70 percent less than the $100 million that the property was first offered for when it hit the market in 2016.

‘Neverland is the ultimate ranch retreat and gated estate of approximately 2,698 acres located five miles north of the town of Los Olivos,’ reads the property listing.

 ‘The main residence of approximately 12,598 sq. ft. offers six-bedrooms, including a large first floor master suite with a private loft and two master baths. The home was designed by Robert Altevers for William Bone in a French Normandy-style and meticulously crafted to perfection in 1982.

‘The home is nestled between extensively landscaped gardens and a four-acre lake complete with a waterfall, incredible pastoral views to the south and majestic mountain views to the north.

‘An expansive covered outdoor barbeque area is perfect for entertaining and is located adjacent to the inviting pool and nearby pool house and tennis court.

‘There are multiple structures on the property including three separate guest homes, a 5,500 sq.ft. movie theater with stage, several barns, animal shelter facilities, corrals and a maintenance shop.’

No mention is made however of the previous owner of the property.

Micheal Jackson’s family fires back amid claims he was a pedophile

The estate of Michael Jackson is hoping to prevent HBO from airing the upcoming documentary Leaving Neverland by hitting the company with a $100 million lawsuit.

That filing, which was obtained by DailyMail.com, accuses HBO of breaching a contract that was signed by the King of Pop back in 1992 when his Dangerous World Tour aired on the premium cable channel.

The film does this by suggesting that Jackson molested children while he was on the Dangerous World Tour.

‘It is hard to imagine a more direct violation of the non-disparagement clause,’ declares the suit.

It also calls the two men at the center of the documentary, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, ‘admitted perjurers,’ and mocks current HBO president Richard Pepler, calling him a ‘failure.’

Leaving Neverland is set to air on HBO March 3 and 4.

‘Michael may not have lived his life according to society’s norms, but genius and eccentricity are not crimes. Nothing and no one can rewrite the facts which show that Michael Jackson is indeed innocent of the charges being levied at him by HBO in its “documentary” Leaving Neverland,’ states the lawsuit, which opens with a lengthy, and unorthodox, introduction.

‘No one-sided “documentary” can substitute for a real documentary, or for a trial where both sides are heard, competent evidence is presented, and witnesses are cross-examined.’

The introduction then goes after HBO, stating that the network is so ‘desperate for eyeballs that its growing irrelevance to the cord-cutting generation was crystallized when its chief rival bluntly stated in its January earnings report that it considers a popular online game to be a more serious competitor than HBO.’

Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the two men at the center of the documentary, are described as ‘two admitted perjurers, one of whom is a selfdescribed “master of deception,” whose litigations have played out in the courts as a failed melodrama for more than five years.’

The filing goes on to state: ‘With more holes in their stories than anyone can count, both view Michael Jackson, the man who they previously swore was an inspiration and did nothing to them, as a lottery ticket through accusations never brought during Michael’s life.

‘They never brought these claims during Michael’s life, because they knew Michael would have held them both legally accountable for their defamation, just as Michael had held the “reporter” Victor Gutierrez—who seems to be the true author of these two men’s fictional tales—liable before a jury for millions of dollars when he falsely made similar claims about Jackson.’

The documentary is also biased and one-sided, according to the co-executors of Jackson’s estate, John Branca and John McClain, who filed the suit along with Optimum Productions.

‘[Producer] Dan Reed made no attempt to review the legal records from Robson’s and Safechuck’s litigations with the Estate, where the judge found that Robson had lied under oath during the litigations on key issues; and where Robson was caught red-handed hiding crucial evidence from the court, from the Jackson Estate, and even from his own lawyers,’ states the court record.

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‘Reed even ignored the fact that these men are still pursuing claims against the Jackson Estate for hundreds of millions of dollars so they have hundreds of millions of reasons to lie.’

Robson, Safechuck and Reed are not named in the suit as defendants.

‘Dan Reed is an award-winning filmmaker who has carefully documented these survivors’ accounts,’ said HBO in a statement.

‘People should reserve judgment until they see the film.’

The two-page introduction to the suit closes by naming Jackson’s children as the real victims in the case.

‘The real victims here are the primary beneficiaries of the Estate, Michael’s three children, who are forced to endure this attack on their father, ten years after they buried him, and when he has no chance to respond,’ states the lawsuit.

‘Michael Jackson can never be silenced. His music and artistry live, as does his innocence. They will long outlast false claims, gossip, and allegations spread by those who seek to make money off him. In the end, this “documentary” will say much more about HBO than it ever could about Michael Jackson.’

Later in the filing, Jackson himself is also portrayed as a victim.

‘Michael Jackson had no childhood of his own. From the age of 10, he was the primary breadwinner for his very large family, and never enjoyed a normal childhood,’ states the filing.

‘As he explained in the only medium (songwriting) where he could explain himself:  “It’s been my fate to compensate, for the childhood I’ve never known… Before you judge me, try hard to love me, Look within your heart then ask, Have you seen my Childhood?”‘

The filing then claims: ‘He was arguably the most famous person on the planet but possibly also one of the loneliest.’

And it is Pepler who is the main target.

‘Content has been a real problem during Richard Plepler’s tenure as CEO of HBO. With the one exception of Game of Thrones, all of the cutting-edge, and now classic, original content that is associated with HBO—The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood, Six Feet Under, Entourage, Sex and the City, Curb Your Enthusiasm, etc.—was from the era when Chris Albrecht ran HBO,’ reads the suit.

‘With Albrecht’s departure in 2007, Richard Plepler took over. And Plepler has almost entirely failed where Albrecht succeeded: original content. With Netflix and others in the industry now, HBO picked the wrong time to fail in original content.’

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