Rapper TI brands documentary on Michael Jackson as 'racist', calls for Hugh Hefner and Elvis Presley to be examined instead
Several celebrities have come out in defense of the late King of Pop, in the wake of the sex abuse allegations made against him by Wade Robson and James Safechuck
The controversial HBO documentary 'Leaving Neverland' has been making waves among viewers all around the world. Several celebrities have come out in defense of the late King of Pop, in the wake of the sex abuse allegations made against him by Wade Robson and James Safechuck.
And now, rapper TI has come in with his own set of ideas, labeling the documentary as 'racist', and calling for celebrities like Hugh Hefner and Elvis Presley to be investigated instead, reports Daily Mail. Responding to the documentary on Instagram TI said: "Let this man speak for himself to defend his legacy."
He continued, "Don’t just listen to one side and expect to find the truth. Oh, that’s right...Dead men can’t speak. So what was the point again? Destroy another strong black historical LEGEND?!?! It’s several examples of pedophilia in American History."
The rap artist concluded his rant saying, If y’all pulling up all our old sh**... we gotta examine ELVIS PRESLEY, HUGH HEPHNER(sic), and a whole slew of others guilty of the same if not more!!! BUT WHY US all the time? There’s an agenda to destroy OUR CULTURE."
TI further posted a picture of Piers Morgan's 1999 interview with Micheal Jackson in which the pop artist was saying that he would "slit my wrists" before hurting a child when questioned by Morgan at the time whether the allegations of child abuse were real or not. He captioned the post, "Piers Morgan a real one for this." The documentary, which aired for the first time in the UK on Tuesday, was aired hours after protesters gathered outside the central London offices of Channel 4, holding banners claiming he was innocent and chanting: "facts don’t lie, people do."
Fans of the late 'Jackson 5' member have been extremely skeptical about the child sex abuse allegations made against him by Robson and Safechuck, and they have publicly spoken out about the duo undergoing a lie-detector test in order to prove their claims.
One user wrote: "My verdict is still out on this one but... This show is four hours long... You get 20 minutes on the Jeremy Kyle show. Stick the two guys and the mum who keeps laughing on a lie detector and see what that finds." Another wrote: "A lie detector would prove their story one way or another."
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