Hours after Leaving Neverland, the scathing documentary about Michael Jackson’s life as an alleged sexual predator, was released on HBO, the late star’s nephew jumped to his defense.
During a talk with Good Morning Britain, Taj Jackson slammed the King of Pop’s two outspoken accusers, saying they made up lies about the icon for their own monetary gains.
“My uncle was probably one of the most scrutinized people in the world. From the FBI investigating him for 10 years, to 300 pages of documents, to court cases, to everything else, to wiretapping,” said Taj.
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As RadarOnline.com readers know, Wade Robson and James Safechuck shocked the nation when they appeared in the documentary, detailing the alleged abuse they suffered at the hands of the “Thriller” singer when they were just young boys.
Both claimed that at their young age, they truly believed they were in loving relationships with Michael, but eventually realized that the way he touched them and manipulated them into performing sexual acts on him was anything but acceptable.
Despite the men’s explicit accounts of the alleged sexual abuse, the Jackson family has vehemently denied their claims — though Radar learned that the music legend’s daughter, Paris Jackson, no longer knows what to believe.
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“It would have to be the most elaborate scheme the world has ever seen,” said Taj, adding that investigators should look into the accusers’ “motives” and “credibility.”
Taj said he comprehends both sides of the case, but knows in his heart that the accusers’ accounts are fabricated.
“I understand that when it’s an alleged victim it’s hard to investigate them in that way, but he’s not here to defend himself… and if you do a 10-minute search on these people, you would find out really the story,” said Taj.
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