The family of Michael Jackson wants that the controversial documentary “Leaving Neverland” on the tv channel HBO is broadcast. The next of kin of the deceased singer want to be around the table to sit with the Us transmitter and put them in a 10 pages long letter that the documentary, which testified about child abuse by the King of Pop, made with “questionable methods”. Reports that the American magazine the Hollywood Reporter.
In the film witness two men, Wade Robson and Jimmy Safechuck, extensive about the way in which they as a child by the King of Pop to be spoiled, seduced, and sexually abused. The documentary was made by the British filmmaker Dan Reed, who had previously mainly made movies about crime and terror, and a Bafta-award for his documentary “The Paedophile Hunter”.
“Leaving Neverland” was launched on 25 January premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and did quite a bit of dust raised. The relatives of Jackson condemned the documentary for the first impression. The premiere was attended by Robson and Safechuck. The two men were given a standing ovation, but also threats from Jackson fans. Other fans felt that their opinion about Jackson had to be revised, maybe not as an artist but as a human being.
HBO would be the documentary normal on 3 and 4 march broadcast, but want the nabestanden of the singer, so a stick for stitches. The American tv-station had already understood that he is the documentary just wants to broadcast as planned.
Also Canvas has the broadcasting rights acquired from “Leaving Neverland”. The four-hour long documentary is in the course of the month of march, two episodes aired on the VRT channel.