Michael Jackson accuser Wade Robson responds to claims he lied in Leaving Neverland

20-03-2019 00:03

MICHAEL Jackson accuser Wade Robson has responded to claims he lied in Leaving Neverland.

The shocking documentary sees Wade, 36, and fellow participant James Safechuck make graphic allegations against the late singer.

Michael Jackson accuser Wade Robson has responded to claims he lied in Leaving Neverland

Since it aired, Wade has come under attack from Jacko fans and been accused of changing his story multiple times.

But he has now hit back and insisted he is speaking the truth, telling TMZ: “People are going to believe whatever they want to or whatever they’re ready to believe.

“I have no say in that matter… There’s been an incredible outpouring of support from friends and family and from strangers and I’m so grateful for that.

“I stay focused on that.”

Wade and fellow participant James Safechuck make graphic allegations against the late singer in the shock documentary

The two men claim the King of Pop sexually abused them as children

Wade, who is now a choreographer, appeared in three of Jackson’s music videos – Black and White, Jam and Heal The World – as a child.

But he isn’t concerned about whether people continue to listen to the King of Pop’s music.

He added: “That’s not really my concern. That’s everybody’s individual journey.

“If I have any hope it’s just that we question in general who it is that we’re worshipping and why. So it’s beyond Michael.

Wade appeared in three of Michael’s music videos as a child

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“I don’t have any moral authority to make a judgment for everyone else on [listening to Jackson’s music].

“I don’t listen to his music, ‘cause I have a personal experience with it.

“But that’s everyone’s individual choice.”

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Wade claims he was molested at Neverland Ranch by Michael Jackson when he was just seven and that the abuse went on for seven years.

Wade previously sued Jackson’s estate for £1.2billion over the abuse but the lawsuit was dismissed when the judge ruled the estate of Jackson couldn’t be held responsible for the allegations made by the dancer.

In court filings from 2013, Wade revealed how Jackson raped him from the age of seven before “losing interest” in him when he turned 14.

Wade insists he is telling the truth in Leaving Neverland

He claims Michael abused him for seven years

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Wade denied he was abused in the King of Pop’s 2005 molestation trial but is now suing the firms in California.

After meeting Michael – who died in 2009 – at a Los Angeles hotel room, he allegedly attempted to have anal sex with Wade, but it was too painful so the singer stopped.

His accusations along with James’ has led die-hard Jacko fans to sue the pair for ‘sullying his memory’.


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