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EntertainmentMichael Jackson Documentary Leaving Neverland Gets UK Air Date, Despite Plea From Jackson Estate

11:35  12 february  2019
11:35  12 february  2019 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

Critics shellshocked by disturbing new Michael Jackson documentary

Critics shellshocked by disturbing new Michael Jackson documentary A controversial new documentary about Michael Jackson's sexual abuse allegations has stunned critics at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Utah . Leaving Neverland, which chonicles the child molestation accusations levelled at the late King of Pop and features interviews from two of his accusers - James Safechuck and Wade Robson, premiered at the Egyptian Theater in Park City on Friday morning (25Jan19), and left critics more than a little shellshocked.

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Michael Jackson 's estate is calling HBO's decision to air a documentary Leaving Neverland that includes allegations from two men that the superstar molested them We announced the air date . It will air as planned." The network, in a 10-page letter released on 8 February, offered a meeting with

Michael Jackson Documentary Leaving Neverland Gets UK Air Date, Despite Plea From Jackson Estate © Getty

The controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland now has a UK air date, despite a plea from the late singer’s family for the two-part film to not be shown.

Finding Neverland, which takes its name from Jackson’s sprawling California ranch home, focuses on two men’s separate, graphic accusations of sexual abuse, which they allege they were subjected to by him as children.

While it was previously revealed that the documentary would be airing here in the UK on Channel 4, the broadcaster has now announced it will be shown across two nights on 6 and 7 March.

Michael Jackson Documentary Leaving Neverland Gets UK Air Date, Despite Plea From Jackson Estate

This comes after a letter was published from the Jackson estate urging Channel 4 not to go ahead with airing the documentary, claiming they broke broadcasting guidelines by not seeking a response from them.

In their letter to the Associated Press, they wrote: “I think we can all agree that the false allegations being made in your ‘documentary’ are ‘significant allegations’. It is hard to imagine more significant accusations that can possibly be made against anyone.”

Michael Jackson Documentary Leaving Neverland Gets UK Air Date, Despite Plea From Jackson Estate © American Photo Syndicate Aa/REX/Shutterstock Michael Jackson

Channel 4 said by way of response: “Channel 4 viewers will make their own judgement about the testimony of the two victims interviewed in the film.”

‘Leaving Neverland’ Director: Jackson Family Just ‘Protecting Their Asset’ By Defending Him

‘Leaving Neverland’ Director: Jackson Family Just ‘Protecting Their Asset’ By Defending Him The director of the film Leaving Neverland, which details heartbreaking painstaking allegations of sexual abuse against Michael Jackson, has hit back at the Jackson family criticism of his movie. “They have a very precious asset to protect,” the film’s director Dan Reed tells The Hollywood Reporter in a new interview. “Every time a song plays, a cash register goes ‘ka-ching.’ It doesn’t surprise me that they’ve come out fighting in defense of

The estate of Michael Jackson has taken another step to formally push back against the upcoming documentary Leaving Neverland , which focuses on pedophilia allegations made against the late entertainer. Estate attorney Howard Weitzman sent a letter to Channel 4, the U . K

Inside Michael Jackson Sex Abuse Documentary ' Leaving Neverland '. Rosanna Arquette Claims Harvey Weinstein Spies on His Accusers. HBO’s two-part documentary “ Leaving Neverland ” — which has been making news since its first public viewing at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this

Leaving Neverland debuted at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, where it was met with a standing ovation, although several of Jackson’s fans did show up to protest.

During his lifetime, Michael Jackson always denied the allegations of sexual abuse that were made against him. He died in June 2009 at the age of 50, following a lethal dose of the anaesthetic propofol.

Related: 50 best Michael Jackson songs of all time [Stacker]

Beyond ‘Leaving Neverland’: Michael Jackson’s $20 Million Settlement With a 13-Year-Old Boy.
In May of 1992, just weeks before a world tour to promote his eighth studio album Dangerous, Michael Jackson’s car broke down. The 34-year-old singer sent his car off for repairs, and paid a visit to a nearby Rent-a-Wreck, a rental business in West Los Angeles. When the popstar arrived at the lot, looking extremely Michael Jackson in a black turban and sheer veil, the shop’s owner called his wife, and told her to rush over with her son, a 13-year-old boy named Jordan Chandler.

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