11:10 AM PT — Someone watching the preview tells TMZ … the doc is airing in 2 components. The first hour of half 1 options Safechuck’s testimony, together with his story about how Jackson befriended him and and his household earlier than the alleged sexual abuse started.
We’re instructed Safechuck provides very graphic particulars of the abuse and intercourse acts, which he claims occurred at Neverland and Jackson’s dwelling in Century City. He says the abuse began when Jackson taught him to masturbate in a resort room in Paris.
There’s additionally numerous footage of James and Michael collectively.
The second hour of half 1 options Robson’s account of how he gained a dance contest to satisfy Michael, who then satisfied him and his mother to maneuver to L.A. to be nearer to him.
We’re instructed each James and Wade declare the abuse felt regular to them as a result of Jackson coached them on how one can preserve a secret. He allegedly had drills with them, and had alarms go off so the boys knew to place garments on when individuals would method at Neverland.
Both males say the abuse bought worse as they bought older and Jackson launched them to pornography. They declare that’s when he started having anal intercourse with them.
The moms of each males are additionally featured within the doc and discuss how they trusted the pop singer, however had been blinded by his fame. We’re instructed there’s additionally point out of Macaulay Culkin – allegedly, Michael would inform the opposite boys he was his favourite.
We’re instructed half 2 simply started … opening up with when allegations first began surfacing about Jackson.
The explosive Michael Jackson documentary is about to be unveiled, and the two accusers on the middle of the doc — Wade Robson and James Safechuck — simply entered the theater for the premiere of “Leaving Neverland.”
Both males say MJ molested them once they had been youngsters. The Michael Jackson Estate has come out swinging, calling each males liars and even excoriating HBO for agreeing to run the documentary.
Police had been out in pressure in Sundance for the premiere, however solely a handful of protesters had been current.
We bought Robson — who has develop into a well-known choreographer with credit that embrace directing Britney Spears music movies — Thursday on his solution to Sundance, and he didn’t essentially endorse a mute Michael Jackson motion. He mentioned his participation within the motion goes means past MJ.
There’s a Q&A session after the screening, and it’s potential opposing sides could face off. We’re there, so keep tuned.