Michael Jackson Estate Sue HBO For $100 Million Over Disparaging Documentary

Published: Thursday 21st Feb 2019 by Sam

Michael Jackson‘s Estate are not taking an upcoming HBO documentary lightly.

From the moment ‘Leaving Neverland’ was announced, the King Of Pop’s team and family condemned the production – which revisits previously quashed claims of abuse by Wade Robson and James Safechuck.

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Now, the MJ Estate are taking their battle to court. Because they’ve just filed a mega-suit against the cable network.

Details below…

The submission, made today by the Estate’s legal team, read:

“The Jackson Estate will seek all damages proximately caused by HBO’s reprehensible disparagement of Michael Jackson, which could exceed $100 million should HBO succeed in the damage it is intending to cause to the legacy of Michael Jackson.”

In an interesting move, Jackson’s team cite a 1992 deal HBO signed with the superstar to broadcast ‘Michael Jackson Live in Concert in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour.’
Per the wording of the of the contract, there was an agreed upon non-disparagement clause, which included the following:

“HBO shall not make any disparaging remarks concerning Performer or any of his representatives, agents, or business practices or do any act that may harm or disparage or cause to lower in esteem the reputation or public image of performer.”

Reps for Jackson told Deadline:

“HBO could have and should have ensured that Leaving Neverland was properly sourced, fact checked and a fair and balanced representation. Instead they chose to fund and produce a film where they knew the two subjects had for many years testified under oath and told family, friends and law enforcement that Mr. Jackson did nothing inappropriate to either of them.”

Team MJ are playing no games.

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  1. June Nelson February 21, 2019

    Damn straight, take the for all they got and more, they are slimeball journalist that believe to proven liars as MJ says anything for money

  2. June Nelson February 21, 2019

    them….the lies of

  3. DanYiel Iman February 21, 2019

    They better SUE SUE SUE!! How is everything so believed after his death?!🤦🏽‍♂️

  4. Karter February 21, 2019

    As they should!! Sue!! HBO is wrong for what they are doing but I doubt they care, they’re just looking for a profit and some extra views. Even in death, MJ still can not escape the harsh treatment of the media and that’s truly sad.

    • Oxford / Harvard Illuminatti February 21, 2019

      Because, the truth was – your idol Michael Jacko was a CASTRATED C*** GAY CHILD RAPIST P******** … who likes to F*** LITTLE BOYS in their innocent MOUTH AND ASSES! 🤣😂🤮… Keep defending your BLOODY UGLY CREEPY, WEIRDO King of P******** in the poof 💩 music.

      • Kurtz February 21, 2019

        You need Jesus!!!

      • Karter February 21, 2019

        @Oxford My idol, when did I say that?? Lmao, I don’t idolize mankind. I do know that he was found innocent after his accusers testified that nothing happened. Interesting how you only responded to me. Please, seek the help you so desperately need… or at least take your meds, hun. Don’t be bitter, be better! 😊

    • Oxford / Harvard Illuminatti February 22, 2019

      @ Karter – Go , F*** DELUDED POOR IDIOT ASS and perhaps you’ll realize the reality! Lol 😂. Jacko wasn’t INNOCENT of being a CHILD RAPIST P********. The next BILL COSBY!

      • Karter February 22, 2019

        @Oxford HUH?! Lmao… I must’ve struck a nerve because you’re typing so fast you’re not even making sense, child. TAKE YOUR MEDS!

  5. Johny5 February 22, 2019

    That is some great legal work on the behalf of the Jackson estate. That 1992 contract may come and bite HBO in the tail… From what I hear the doc is completely one sided by design. That is unacceptable. Truly surprised at HBO for this.

  6. Achor February 23, 2019

    Nicholas

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