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Diana Ross Defends Michael Jackson in Wake of 'Leaving Neverland'

Diana Ross Defends Michael Jackson in Wake of 'Leaving Neverland'

Diana Ross is sticking up for her late friend Michael Jackson.

The 74-year-old music icon took to Twitter on Saturday (March 23) to defend the late entertainer against critics after the Leaving Neverland doc aired on HBO.

“This is what’s on my heart this morning. I believe and trust that Michael Jackson was and is A magnificent incredible force to me and to many others. STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE,” Diana tweeted.

In Leaving Neverland, Wade Robson and James Safechuck- now adults – alleged that Michael began sexually molesting them when they were seven and ten years old.

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  • http://hisblossombunny.tumblr.com/ NerdyBirdy

    GOOD. smart woman

  • DeadP001

    You can be all those things – and still be a pedophile.

  • DeadP001

    You can be all those things – and still be a pedophile.

  • cutitout

    There were a lot of kids, boys and girls who spent alone time with M.J. and they all seem to have the same story. accept for the ones seeking payouts……

  • cutitout

    There were a lot of kids, boys and girls who spent alone time with M.J. and they all seem to have the same story. accept for the ones seeking payouts……

  • patrickdornoff

    so true

  • Alysso

    I hope this won’t happen with your child or grandchild…although karma is a bitch

  • Alysso

    I hope this won’t happen with your child or grandchild…although karma is a bitch

  • MyName

    What would that have to do with it? So far all we’ve seen are ones out for money and now accusers that he’s deceased and can’t defend these current allegations. They may be true and they may not be. Nothing is a given. An accusation doesn’t make one guilty or innocent.
    As for the other poster’s child or grandchild, why should they have to pay whether or not MJ was guilty and because that poster questions the validity? Karma is about the consequences of one’s own actions and not about payback against oneself or others that person may know.

  • Alysso

    Wade and James didn’t get money for “Leaving Neverland”!! Victim bullying is the first reason why victims don’t speak up. MJ fans are disgusting, they would justify anything, even the most obvious things. Now they ramp director of the film, victims and their families.
    And the crimes are hard to prove. MJ is a sneaky monster who knew what kind of sexual crimes are easy to hide. He didn’t penetrate little boys analy, he used masturbation and oral actions.
    Btw I don’t believe in American justice for very rich and powerful pedophiles (Epstein with a whole Lolita island is a good example). Everyone heard of infamous “pedo-ring”.

  • MyName

    Your response has nothing to do with my reply to you.

    Not being paid for that project does not mean that it hasn’t been profitable for them. They could be paid for the interviews since that documentary and received future job opportunities. There has to be investigations because anyone could accuse someone. Reviewing the case is not victim blaming. MJ hasn’t been convicted of anything. It doesn’t mean he is innocent or guilty. It though does mean that not everyone will share your personal opinion. Someone isn’t guilty or innocent based on their bank accounts. The wealthy can afford better representation but poor people can be pedophiles too. It’s one thing to be a victim advocate but one can’t presume guilt with every case.

    I’m not saying guilty nor innocent. Latoya claims she’s still a virgin, Janet had one secret marriage and then another later in life and a late pregnancy, MJ seemed A-sexual, etc. Some say MJ didn’t have a childhood and was only reliving it with the boys and no molestation occurred. Only a few out of several ever accused him and it was said that they wanted money. He was found not guilty while alive and cannot now defend himself. bringing it up now only hurts his children. The boys’ parents willingly allowed their children to have sleepovers with an adult. That isn’t sneaky. Nondisclosure agreements are standard for staff. The celebs expect privacy in their own homes. One though cannot ever stop someone from reporting a criminal action.

    I didn’t watch the documentary but have seen excerpts and heard commentary. One of the two mentioned buying rings together. There was a video of MJ undercover in a jewelry store with a young boy which surfaced many years ago. It was later proven that no rings or even anything questionable was purchased or even looked at during that trip. The accuser knew the video was known but maybe not the details and then tried to fit the narrative for his story. That makes me instead question his accusation. Padding the case isn’t a positive. The rings could though have been later purchased.

  • Alysso

    This talk makes no sense. How many kids were raped by Catholic priests? How many Catholic priests are in jail now? Right, zero. Why? Because there are too powerful and untouchable forces. And because there are enough of powerful pedophiles and of course they support each other.
    You did not watch the documentary. I watched it. I believe them for 1000% because similar things happend with a person I love. Wade and James expressed exactly the same ways of molestation and post-trauma symptoms that my beloved had.

  • MyName

    And not all priests are guilty just because some have been. It’s easy to copy what someone had actually experienced because there’s so much information, thank goodness, now out there. Actors haven’t necessarily experienced what they’ve portrayed either.
    You’re failing to address the points I’ve made. You’re on a tangent and only interested in your own diatribes.

  • Alysso

    Oh please, you don’t want even hear about pedophilia and how serious and huge the problem is. Google the statistics.
    I don’t know how the kids could prove the crimes of MJ in a court, he knew how make it impossible.

  • MyName

    I’ve read your postings on your account. You’re a troll. Time to add you to my ignore list. Play your games with others until they discover what you are.

  • Alysso

    And you are a moron.