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9 documentaries that made headlines this year

Many documentaries made their debut or were released on a new platform in 2019. Several of these films have gone viral for a variety of different reasons. HBO’s “Surviving R. Kelly” and Netflix’s “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” made headlines this year. So far, 2019 has been […]
9 documentaries that made headlines this year
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Barbra Streisand apologizes after sparking outrage for saying Michael Jackson’s accusers were ‘thrilled’ to be with him and the alleged abuse ‘didn’t kill them’

Barbra Streisand said in a statement Saturday she was “profoundly sorry” for saying Michael Jackson’s accusers were “thrilled” to be with him when they were children. In an interview with The Times of London, Streisand said she believed the accusers’ allegations, but suggested that Jackson’s behaviour came from “whatever childhood […]
Barbra Streisand apologizes after sparking outrage for saying Michael Jackson’s accusers were ‘thrilled’ to be with him and the alleged abuse ‘didn’t kill them’
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Michael Jackson has lost about a third of his listeners over the past decade, according to a new poll — but it’s not for the reason you might think

Michael Jackson’s legacy has been under heigthened scrutiny since the release of HBO’s “Leaving Neverland.” The two-part documentary focuses on the accounts of two men who say Jackson sexually abused them when they were boys in the ’80s and ’90s. Jackson, who died in 2009, denied molesting children during his […]
Michael Jackson has lost about a third of his listeners over the past decade, according to a new poll — but it’s not for the reason you might think
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A 1993 video of La Toya Jackson publicly condemning Michael Jackson has resurfaced: ‘I cannot, and will not, be a silent collaborator of his crimes against small, innocent children’

Resurfaced footage from a 1993 MTV News segment shows La Toya Jackson criticising her brother Michael. The clip, which has resurfaced in the wake of HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” documentary, sees La Toya publicly condemning Michael Jackson as a child predator and sexual abuser. La Toya said she had seen checks […]
A 1993 video of La Toya Jackson publicly condemning Michael Jackson has resurfaced: ‘I cannot, and will not, be a silent collaborator of his crimes against small, innocent children’
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Iconic ‘Simpsons’ episode featuring Michael Jackson to be pulled

An iconic episode of “The Simpsons” which featured the voice of Michael Jackson will be pulled from circulation, an executive producer of the show told the Wall Street Journal. The decision follows backlash following the release of the four-hour HBO documentary, “Leaving Neverland,” which contains disturbing allegations of child sexual […]
Iconic ‘Simpsons’ episode featuring Michael Jackson to be pulled
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‘Leaving Neverland’ is one of the most watched HBO documentaries of the past decade

On Sunday, 1.3 million viewers tuned in to watch “Leaving Neverland,” HBO’s explosive Michael Jackson documentary, during its two-hour premiere, according to Nielsen. Part two of the documentary pulled in 927,000 viewers on Monday, The Hollywood Reporter reported. Sunday’s premiere was the third-most-watched documentary debut for HBO in the past […]
‘Leaving Neverland’ is one of the most watched HBO documentaries of the past decade
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‘Leaving Neverland,’ the Michael Jackson documentary that left Sundance audiences stunned, is out Sunday on HBO

“Leaving Neverland,” the documentary about sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson, will be out on HBO Sunday and Monday night. The four-hour, two-part documentary left audiences stunned at Sundance, where counselors were on site, and reviewers live-tweeted their surprise at what were allegedly shocking new and seemingly credible details about […]
‘Leaving Neverland,’ the Michael Jackson documentary that left Sundance audiences stunned, is out Sunday on HBO
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Inside the making of the 4-hour HBO Michael Jackson documentary, ‘Leaving Neverland,’ which contains harrowing allegations of child sexual abuse

HBO’s two-part documentary “Leaving Neverland” (airing Sunday and Monday) chronicles the relationship Michael Jackson had with two boys in the 1980s and 1990s. The documentary’s director, Dan Reed, talked to Business Insider about the journey to get the two accusers, now adults, to come on camera and tell their stories. […]
Inside the making of the 4-hour HBO Michael Jackson documentary, ‘Leaving Neverland,’ which contains harrowing allegations of child sexual abuse
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Michael Jackson’s family slams the HBO documentary ‘Leaving Neverland,’ calling it a ‘public lynching’

On Monday, Michael Jackson’s family released a statement calling the HBO two-part documentary, “Leaving Neverland,” a “public lynching” of the late pop star. Interview subjects in the movie allege Jackson molested young boys. “Leaving Neverland” had its world premiere on Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. HBO’s explosive two-part Michael […]
Michael Jackson’s family slams the HBO documentary ‘Leaving Neverland,’ calling it a ‘public lynching’