Jackson's family aims to defeat allegations of child sexual abuse he committed in HBO's Wade Robinson and James Safechuck documentaries.
FILE: Michael Jackson announces plans for a summer residency in O2 Arena at a press conference held in O2 Arena on March 5, 2009 in London. Image: Getty Images
Michael Jackson's family has published his own documentary in response to this question I leave Neverland, with right Neverland Firsthand: Researching Michael Jackson's Documentary.
The family of the late king of pop – who died in 2009 – was released Neverland Firsthand: Researching Michael Jackson's Documentary on YouTube, and the 30-minute movie aims to challenge allegations of child sexual abuse Thriller hitmaker was made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck in the HBO documentary, both of whom were familiar with Michael as children.
Before his death, Michael repeatedly denied any irregularities, and in 2005 he was acquitted of charges for another child abuse case, where Wade testified on his behalf.
Neverland firsthand includes interviews with Michael's nephew Taj Jackson and nephew Brandi Jackson, as well as with his longtime technical director Brad Sundberg, who regularly resided in Michael's Neverland Ranch estate and says he never saw children on the ranch that looked "abused."
Brad said, "In a million years I have not seen a child around Michael Jackson who seemed to be tortured, injured, abused. [Neverland] it was such a quiet, safe, fun place. "
While Brandi struck Wade – with whom he left for seven years – as an "opportunist".
In the movie, she said, "He has always been quite opportunistic. He knows how to position himself in different situations that will benefit him financially."
"He says he was in touch with my uncle, they are in love and have a relationship, if you want." He says my uncle is guarding her from a woman, which is not true, we just talked. " About how our uncle put us together. This would discredit the things he is trying to prove, and it is fascinating to me that he can only erase 10 years of his life.
However, Wade's attorney discredited Brandie's claims.
In the statement, the lawyer said, "Mrs. Jackson was not with Wade and Michael Jackson when there was sexual abuse, and as such, there is nothing relevant to say about the subject."