Michael Jackson waves to his supporters as he arrives for his child molestation trial in 2005. Wade Robson testified in the pop star’s defence, but now claims, in HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland”, that he was sexually abused by Jackson. Photo: AP

Family denounces Michael Jackson sex abuse film as one-sided ahead of HBO airing

  • Pop star’s family speak out against Leaving Neverland documentary alleging he sexually abused two boys; both have previously denied being abused
  • His brother Marlon says Jackson’s interactions with children, who would sleep over at singer’s home, were innocent
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Michael Jackson waves to his supporters as he arrives for his child molestation trial in 2005. Wade Robson testified in the pop star’s defence, but now claims, in HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland”, that he was sexually abused by Jackson. Photo: AP
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Leaving Neverland director Dan Reed (centre) is flanked by Michael Jackson accusers Wade Robson (left) and James Safechuck. Photo: Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP

Michael Jackson estate sues HBO over Leaving Neverland documentary

  • By showing film that revives sex abuse claims, channel is in breach of non-disparagement agreements made with Jackson before his death, estate says
  • Cable broadcaster says film’s TV premiere, in two instalments, on the channel next week will go ahead
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Leaving Neverland director Dan Reed (centre) is flanked by Michael Jackson accusers Wade Robson (left) and James Safechuck. Photo: Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP
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