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9 Apr

Conflicting evidence raises doubts on ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary on Michael Jackson

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Eye-opening new evidence has surfaced which has raised questions over child sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson that were presented in the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland.

Journalist Mike Smallcombe, who wrote a Michael Jackson biography, recently brought forth important evidence that contradicted the claims of the accusers in Leaving Neverland. According to media reports, Smallcombe presented documents that seemingly destroy two key points in the documentary featuring alleged victims James Safechuck and Wade Robson.

Safechuck claims that he was abused by Jackson between the years of 1988 and 1992. The last abuse allegedly occurred when Safechuck was 14 years old. He also claimed in the documentary that he was sexually abused in the upstairs room of Neverland Ranch’s train station.

Smallcombe uncovered permits that show the train station was not approved for construction until September 2, 1993. Smallcombe said that the train station “didn’t open until the first part of 1994, when Safechuck was 16.”

The glaring evidence that seems to contradict the allegations offered by Robson and Safechuck were too critical for the documentary’s director, Dan Reed, to ignore and he addressed them this week. Reed backtracked on some of the key accusations levied in Leaving Neverland, but still asserted that Jackson was guilty of his crimes.



However, the story has taken another turn as it’s emerged that the biographers have written about another train station on the grounds of the estate, which was there in 1990. According to a news report in Mirror, it refers to Jackson’s grand unveiling of this mansion in the 90s when he invited members of the press and the public in to have a look at the ranch.



In the book Remember The Time: Protecting Michael Jackson In His Final Days, former bodyguards Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard both described a train station being there for the big unveiling. They wrote: “In 1990, Michael Jackson opened the gates of his Neverland Valley Ranch to the public for the first time… Neverland’s visitors entered the ranch at its train station, boarding a steam engine that took them up to the main house.”



Smallcombe further claimed that Safechuck’s story has major flaws.



We are awaiting more clarity on this matter. Until then, stay tuned.


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