"We can not just stand by as this public lynching goes on and the vulture tweeters and others who have never met Michael go after him", said the family in a statement.
As it was reported earlier in the week, a new documentary called, Leaving Neverland, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this past weekend and while many were thrilled with its release, others were not so pleased. "Because despite all the disingenuous denials made that this is not about money, it has always been about money - millions of dollars - dating back to 2013 when both Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who share the same law firm, launched their unsuccessful claims against Michael's Estate".
The trial, which lasted nearly 18 months, found Jackson not guilty on four counts of molesting a minor, four counts of intoxicating a minor in order to molest him, one count of attempted child molestation and one count of conspiring to hold the boy captive at his Neverland Ranch (Jackson's property in Santa Barbara County, California).
Tellingly, the director admitted at the Sundance Film Festival that he limited his interviews only to these accusers and their families.
The documentary on singer Michael Jackson was not your usual documentary where you'd see the personal life of the singer or his life on tour.
Robson said he made the decision to come forward because stress and trauma had forced him to face the truth.
US Midwest braces for record-breaking cold blast The western parts of Minnesota and IL , as well as North and South Dakota, are under wind chill warnings , the NWS also reported . It'll be the coldest air in central in in more than two decades with wind chills ranging from minus 20 to minus 40.
"It may not be much of a secret that Michael Jackson acted inappropriately with a number of young boys, but there's no way to prepare yourself for the sickening forensic details presented in Dan Reed's four-hour exposé".
Sources close to her revealed she had "decided that she needed to take some time off to reboot, realign and prioritise her physical and emotional health".
Jackson had been associated with child molestation rumors throughout his career, and even after his death in 2009, the subject has continued to be the source of furious debate.
"I understand that it's really hard for them to believe because, in a way, not that long ago, I was in the same position they were in".
"We can't just stand by while this public lynching goes on", the statement added.
The pair's stories are the basis for "Leaving Neverland", a four-hour documentary that will air later this year on HBO and Channel 4 in Britain.
We've got a 5MP front camera instead of the M20's 8MP shooter, microUSB instead of USB-C , and no fingerprint scanner at all. The much-anticipated mid-range smartphones - the Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 have been unveiled today by the company.
Apple announced the feature last summer, but then removed it from early test versions of its iOS 12 operating system. This means people can listen in on conversations without the other person having any idea this is happening.
BT Sport 2 will air coverage of the Barnet vs Brentford FA Cup fourth round tie immediately following the conclusion of the draw. Manchester United have been handed the chance to exact FA Cup revenge when they travel to face the holders next month.
The information includes names, identification numbers, contact details, HIV test results and other medical information. March 2017: Farrera-Brochez was convicted of several fraud and drug-related offences, and sentenced to 28 months' jail.
Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency over the measles outbreak and OR officials have reported an infection has spread there. The measles vaccine consists of two shots, one given by age 2 and the second usually between ages 4 and 6.
Sala is missing presumed dead after the light aircraft he was travelling on vanished over the English Channel last week. Mearns said he was confident there were enough funds to carry out the "search and identification of the plane".
The movie premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival , and it ended up getting a 73% on Rotten Tomatoes . If you're in the market for a movie where Ted Bundy is extra sexy, I guess Extremely Wicked fits the bill.
Hunt had shared an Instagram video of his foot in a plaster cast, and thanked his friends for their support backstage. THR reports that Fox will sub in some taped segments from the dress rehearsal during Sunday's broadcast.
Met office issues ice warning for north
Snow warnings have been issued for the coming days, with a risk of heavy flurries across the region. Air coming from the North Pole is set to bring the most low-level snow of winter so far.
Morata joins Atlético Madrid on loan after Chelsea ordeal
The 26-year-old Morata passed his medical on Sunday and was confirmed as an Atletico player in a statement on the club's website. Atletico Madrid on Monday confirmed an 18-month loan deal for Chelsea's Spain worldwide striker, Alvaro Morata .
There will be no change to Brexit backstop, says Tanaiste
However Cabinet minister Damian Hinds said alternatives to the controversial backstop were already being considered. Weyand said that the Brexit deal was shaped by London , and the country's parliament should treat it as a win.
Houston police officers shot, department says
Officials said the shooting scene has been secured and residents will be allowed back in the area soon, KHOU-TV said. Gamaldi said two officers were in critical condition and three were in stable condition after the shooting.
Sonny and South Korea out of Asian Cup
You should know that there are a lot of players who shed tears hoping that they would be able to wear this jersey. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt launched a diplomatic and trade boycott of Qatar in June 2017.
Sen. Kamala Harris town hall with CNN’s Jake Tapper
With her sights now on the presidency, its left many wondering what kind of tactics she'll employ during her campaign. Harris allegedly had an extramarital affair with San Francisco's former mayor - Willie Brown - over 20-years ago.