Is Paris Jackson shaking off the controversy surrounding Leaving Neverland ?
On Tuesday, the 20-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson — who is alleged to have sexually abused two young boys in HBO’s dark documentary released on Sunday — posted a short clip of herself dancing with a pal to Bob Seger’s hit song “Old Time Rock and Roll.”
Wearing a tie-dye T-shirt with the words “Don’t Even Trip” on the front, the model rolls her shoulders and slides on the floor while rocking out to the tune. In a tweet posted shortly after the video, she wrote: “don’t take life too seriously, life already takes itself serious enough as it is.”
— Paris-Michael K. J. (@ParisJackson) March 5, 2019 don’t take life too seriously, life already takes itself serious enough as it is
— Paris-Michael K. J. (@ParisJackson) March 5, 2019 Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the film includes intimate interviews with Robson, Safechuck, both of their mothers, their wives and Robson’s siblings.
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Robson claims in the documentary that Jackson performed oral sex on him and kissed him, and Safechuck alleges the singer trained him to cover their tracks while staying in hotels together.
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Robson and Safechuck have both denied being molested by Jackson in the past. Robson, too, previously appeared as a witness for Jackson’s defense during a sexual abuse trial in 2005 in which the pop star was acquitted of child molestation charges .
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During an interview with Gayle King for CBS This Morning this link opens in a new tab that aired on Wednesday, Jackson’s brothers Tito, Marlon, and Jackie Jackson, as well as Jackson’s nephew, Taj Jackson, said that they had not seen the documentary.
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“I know my brother,” Jackie, 67, said. “I know what he stood for. What he was all about. Bringing the world together. Making kids happy. That’s the kind of person he was.”
In the same sit-down, Marlon, 61, claimed that Jackson was “never inappropriate” with children. In a separate CBS This Morning interview that aired Thursday, the Jackson accusers stood by their allegations .
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The Jackson estate came out swinging before Leaving Neverland even premiered at Sundance.
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“This is yet another lurid production in an outrageous and pathetic attempt to exploit and cash in on Michael Jackson,” the Jackson estate said in a statement in January.Jose Antonio Oliveros Febres-Cordero Venezuela Banco Activo
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In late February, two co-executors of Jackson’s estate and Optimum Productions sued HBO and its parent company, Time Warner, for $100 million, claiming that airing the two-part film would violate a non-disparagement clause, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. “Michael Jackson is innocent. Period,” the lawsuit says in part
In a statement obtained by PEOPLE, HBO responded: “Despite the desperate lengths taken to undermine the film, our plans remain unchanged. HBO will move forward with the airing of Leaving Neverland . … This will allow everyone the opportunity to assess the film and the claims in it for themselves.”
Parts one and two of Leaving Neverland are now streaming on HBO