The Michael Jackson Documentary "Leaving Neverland" Aired Yesterday And Twitter Is Out Of Control In Response - MTL Blog

The Michael Jackson Documentary "Leaving Neverland" Aired Yesterday And Twitter Is Out Of Control In Response

The second half of the documentary airs tonight on HBO.

In case you hadn't already heard, a new documentary hit HBO on Sunday night, with people tuning in from all across the continent. The film, Leaving Neverland, uncovered the allegations of child sexual abuse against Michael Jackson during the '90s. The documentary takes a look at two men who have accused the infamous pop star of sexually assaulting them when they were children. Perspectives from relatives of Jackson were also included.

The first half of the documentary dives deep into what it was like to be within Jackson's "inner circle" as a child. The men confess that they were exposed to adult material as well as introduced, by Michael Jackson himself, to inappropriate acts as children. They say they didn't realize this amounted to sexual assult until they were in their 30s.

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TL;DR "Leaving Neverland," an HBO documentary, focuses on the allegations of sexual abuse against Michael Jackson. Many are calling out the documentary on Twitter, while others support the claims made. The second part of the documentary, 'After Neverland' will air on HBO Monday night. Read below with caution, content may be sensitive for some readers.

It didn't take too long after the documentary was released on HBO for thousands of online personas, such as celebrities and activists, to flood Twitter with tweets in support of the victims. On the other hand, many are also in total denial of the allegations against Jackson.

Needless to say, people weren't afraid to express their opinion:

Many refuse to believe that Jackson abused children.

But it's pretty obvious that most viewers were completely outraged by the documentary and are convinced that the information portrayed to accuse Jackson is biased:

The second part to the documentary, After Neverland will air Monday night on HBO and will center around Oprah Winfrey interviewing both Robson and Safechuck. Backlash on the second half of the film is already anticipated.

So far it looks like people are split down the middle on what they think the truth is. Have you watched Leaving Neverland yet? Let us know what you think.

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