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Michael Jackson Fans Attack Oprah On Twitter Over "Leaving Neverland" Interview

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HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary about Michael Jackson’s alleged historical past of sexual abuse has sparked controversy. The allegations aren’t new in any method however that is the primary time they’re being explored closely since his loss of life in 2009. Fans have been enraged that individuals are attempting to crucify MJ after his loss of life when he cannot defend himself. Oprah’s interview with the 2 accusers within the movie, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, will air after half two of Leaving Neverland. However, she’s acquired a ton of hate from MJ followers for giving the alleged victims a platform.

Oprah shared two clips of her interview with Robson and Safechuck, two accusers who’ve beforehand testified that MJ by no means molested them. In the clip, the problem is greater than simply Michael Jackson however the bigger subject of sexual abuse. However, just a few followers identified her relationship with Harvey Weinstein who was accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of girls. Oprah herself was accused of figuring out in regards to the allegations however she’s denied that she did.

In a clip she launched of the interview, she asks the accusers why they continued to affiliate themselves with Michael Jackson although they accused the singer of sexual abuse. Although the hard-hitting questions present some type of objectivity of Oprah’s half, many nonetheless consider she’s nonetheless attempting to pull Michael Jackson’s identify. 

Peep a few of the reactions under. 

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