A new documentary that accuses Michael Jackson of sexual abuse two minors were hardly questioned by the heirs to "King of Pop", who thinks it's an attempt "Outrageous" of exploit his name.
"Leaving Neverland ", that will debut in Sundance Film Festival This month tells the story of two men who are now around 30 and who claim to have been victims sexual abuse of the music they had seven and ten years.
"This is new sensational production, a scandalous and pathetic attempt utilize and take advantage of Michael Jackson", heirs to the singer who died in 2009 in a statement published in the US media.
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They also assured that "Ring" documentary is "Just another rehash of old and opposite accusations. It is incomprehensible that some credible filmmakers become involved in this project. "
The document workers confirmed the magazine Rolling Stone that whistleblowers in the movie are the choreographer Wade Robinson, who filed a lawsuit against Jackson in 2013 he assured the singer molested of him when he was seven years old, and James Safechuck, who sued the heirs "King of Pop" of fees off sexual abuse
Both lawsuits were dismissed in 2017.
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The director Dan Reedwho also filmed a documentary about terrorist attacks of 2015 against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, defended his two-part film, named after the famous mansion in which the singer was California.
"If we learned something at this time, it is sexual abuse It's complicated and you have to listen to the survivors' voices, he said in a statement.
"It took a lot of courage for these two men to tell their stories, and I have no doubt about their validity," he said. "I think everyone who watches the movie will see and feel emotional damage in these men and their families, and will appreciate the strength needed to face standing secrets, "he added.
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Jacksonwho died June 25, 2009 for a overdose of anesthetic propofol, He faced several allegations of sexual abuse of minors in his life. In 2005, he was acquitted in a trial in California and in 1994 Paid $ 15 million in one deal for another charge of a minor.