So this is an excellent point. They are individual. Most predators do have multiple victims, but you’re absolutely right, they are individual.
I think again the estate has done a really good job protecting their asset (Michael Jackson Brand) because I have learned so much about the previous cases that I never knew before…
Of course I respect your right to do that…
Perhaps, I should say that there’s more than just verbal testimony with respect to these two guys, presented both in the doc and that is accessible elsewhere.
So, maybe what’s got my dander up a bit about this piece is the fact that you did not watch (for…
As always, I’m late to the party. Everything you’re saying in this piece I am following. I can accept it, I don’t blame you. I can hear you and support.
The people who loved them were groomed, manipulated, lacked integrity, were kinda dumb and completely starstruck. They are accountable for their part, for sure, but the perpetrator is completely to blame for his actions. They trusted him because he convinced them he was trustworthy.
Well, here’s the thing about a fair trial —
Well, we have this in common. And I think you know that I’ve tried a variety of treatment to deal with my brain injuries.
One of them is Exposure Therapy. The steps are simple enough —
No. His victims and the other people who were in this documentary did not make a single penny for their participation. This has been stated repeatedly by HBO and by the director.
Regardless, we aren’t “trying” anything in the court of public opinion — at least not the same way Jackson himself did.
This is very disappointing to read.
I am so shocked by the words of so many people who have stood by me while I processed some of my own childhood sexual assault and abuse trauma speaking approaching this completely differently for ONE REASON ONLY — the fact that the perpetrator was Michael Jackson.
My Response to ‘Leaving Neverland’
Truth is a real thing. And it’s a simple thing. It emanates beyond the words and images that are used to deliver it. This phenomenon in a creative work is what distinguishes it as art, rather than craft or a mindless regurgitation of ideology.