Michael Jackson – ‘Leaving Neverland’ Director Admits There Was A Mistake With His Accuser’s Story
The director of the controversial documentary, Leaving Neverland, which featured two men recounting Michael Jackson’s alleged sexual abuse toward them when they were boys, says he has a different perspective on the allegations.
According to The Sun, director Dan Reed has come forward and said the dates he was given concerning James Safechuck’s allegations against Jackson can’t be right. His admission of the discrepancy came as the author of Jackson’s biography, Mike Smallcombe, said the train station in Jackson’s Neverland ranch wasn’t constructed until 1994. Safechuck said he suffered sexual abuse by Jackson from 1988 until 1992 inside the Neverland station. Smallcombe dropped the news on Twitter and revealed the building structure took place in fall of 1993.
“Yeah there seems to be no doubt about the station date. The date they have wrong is end of the abuse.”
Smallcombe also said that the second accuser, Wade Robson’s story had holes in it concerning a trip to the Grand Canyon and another Jackson accuser, Jordan Chandler.
“His mother, Joy Robson, testified under oath in a deposition in 1993/1994 in relation to the Jordie Chandler case that Wade had actually gone with them on that trip to the Grand Canyon, before the entire family returned to Neverland for the second time following the weekend. Joy Robson had no reason to lie about this; she openly admitted that Wade stayed with Jackson alone on other occasions. Her words in that deposition were, ‘We went to the ranch for the first weekend, and then we left and went to the Grand Canyon, and we toured. We came back to the ranch for the following weekend.’ She was asked to elaorate on who had gone to the Grand Canyon, and she said ‘my family.’ There was no mention of Wade staying behind.”
Smallcombe said Joy claimed that Wade didn’t stay by himself with Jackson until 1993.
When he was alive, Jackson denied the claims against him, and his estate said the documentary didn’t share both sides.
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