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Michael Jackson estate hits back at 'Leaving Neverland'

Apr. 16, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The co-executor of Michael Jackson's estate said Tuesday that he's confident the late superstar's supporters will be able to protect his legacy in the wake of an HBO documentary featuring the disturbing stories of two men who say Jackson sexually abused them as boys. Longtime entertainment...

Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers

Mar. 23, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand apologized Saturday for her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse, saying that she should have chosen her words more carefully and that she admires the accusers for "speaking their truth." Streisand had received bitter criticism...

The Latest: Streisand apologizes for Jackson comments

Mar. 23, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Barbra Streisand's comments about the sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Barbra Streisand is apologizing outright for her comments about sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson. She said in a second statement Saturday that...

Michael Jackson's legacy clouded by dark documentary

Mar. 5, 2019 1:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Can the memory of Michael Jackson survive "Leaving Neverland"? After all, it has bounced back before. The superstar's image was tarnished by allegations of sexual abuse that shadowed him throughout much of his adult life and even stood trial on child molestation charges in 2005, for...

Winfrey to interview Jackson accusers in post-film special

Feb. 27, 2019 5:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Oprah Winfrey interview with two men who say Michael Jackson sexually abused them as boys will air immediately after a documentary on the men. HBO and the Oprah Winfrey Network announced Wednesday that the special, "Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland," will air simultaneously on...

Michael Jackson's brothers say accusers' film neglects facts

Feb. 27, 2019 2:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Michael Jackson had a feeling the years-old child molestation allegations against the pop superstar would resurface at some point. So they say they weren't entirely surprised to learn that a forthcoming HBO documentary would feature two of his accusers. "I thought, 'Oh here...

Michael Jackson estate lawsuit sues HBO over documentary

Feb. 21, 2019 6:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson on Thursday sued HBO over a documentary about two men who accuse the late pop superstar of molesting them when they were boys, saying the film violates a 1992 contract to air a Jackson concert. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that by...

Michael Jackson accusers detail road to 'Leaving Neverland'

Feb. 21, 2019 3:52 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Wade Robson and James Safechuck didn't know what to think when the lights went up after the first public screening of "Leaving Neverland" late last month at the Sundance Film Festival. In the 236-minute documentary that will air in two parts on HBO and Britain's Channel 4 in March,...

The Latest: Lawsuit takes aim at HBO's Jackson documentary

Feb. 21, 2019 2:29 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a documentary featuring two men who accuse Michael Jackson of molesting them as boys (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The estate of Michael Jackson is suing HBO over a documentary about two men who accuse the late pop superstar of molesting them when they were boys. The...