Michael Jackson's claimants started the last legal case against HBO TV, which is preparing to broadcast a documentary accusing the late singer of sexual abuse of two young boys.
The 53-page lawsuit filed at Los Angeles court accuses the HBO of "uncontrolled" contract that signed in 1992, during a king's king life, and is $ 100 million difficult in compensation.
The channel, however, has ensured it will release its documentary, Leaving Neverland, recently shown at the Sundance Film Festival.
"Michael Jackson is innocent. Point," said the white. "In 2005, Michael Jackson tried to test (…) and was released by the jury," the document continues. "Ten years after his death, there are some to take advantage of his spectacular global success and try to take advantage of his exemptions," adds the white file filed by the two executor of the singer, on top of the base ; n managing the interests of his heirs.
The HBO document contains Wade Robson and James Safechuck's twelve-year-old evidence, who claims they have been abused by Michael Jackson when they were seven and ten years old respectively.
The two episodes of Leaving Neverland, named after the phantasmagoric fashion built by the artist in California, will be broadcast as planned on March 3 and 4. "Despite desperate efforts to damage the movie, we are not change our plans, "said HBO in a statement sent to AFP. "This will allow everyone to judge the movie and the allegations for themselves," said the channel.
The complaint is based on a "non-discrimination" agreement signed by HBO in 1992 for a concert broadcast by Michael Jackson in Bucharest, which would still ban the channel from damaging the reputation of the company . artist.
Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009 from drug overdose. The singer, who said in a document to like sleeping – in all innocence back to him – with little boys, has been repeatedly accused of pedophile acts.
In 1993, a 13-year-old boy complained about touching. The case has settled calmly for $ 15 million. In 2005, Michael Jackson was tried in Santa Barbara for other minor abuse, but was released.
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