Michael Jackson’s Brother Claims 1993 Accuser’s Father “Killed Himself From Guilt”
Michael Jackson’s property issued a press release on the day Leaving Neverland premiere at Sundance Film Festival, criticizing the documentary as a “character assassination.”
One of many singer’s brother sat down with Good Morning Brittain to complement the household’s protection in opposition to the allegations of sexual abuse explored within the movie.
Jermaine Jackson centered on the credibility of Wade Robson, one of many males who declare to have been molested by Michael. “Wade modified his story that he maintained earlier than and after Michael’s demise,” Jackson famous in reference to Robson’s denial of getting any sexual contact with the entertainer.
Robson had given this unique testimony underneath oath throughout the 1993 trial initiated by Evan Chandler, the daddy of an alleged sufferer.
The matter was settled financially in 1994, after which Chandler dedicated suicide. Jermaine hyperlinks the person’s demise in 2009 to guilt stemming his supposed false allegations. The deceased had acquired over $15 million to position in a belief fund for his son along with $1.5 million for himself.
According to Jackson, Wade appears to have opted to take part within the documentary when his profession trajectory proved to be dissatisfying.
“He tried to buy a ebook deal (to publish accusations in opposition to Jackson in 2012). He even sued the property for $1.5 billion but it surely was thrown out of courtroom,” he famous. “He was turned down as the pinnacle of choreography for Cirque du Soleil.” Jermaine cites these occasions as the explanation for Robson’s current recanting. “The solely factor that was left for him was to participate on this documentary and spew out this nonsense.”
The singer additionally revealed that the accuser had maintained a detailed relationship with the household earlier than this occurred and even dated two of his nieces.