Michael Jackson’s family counters with a documentary

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Not in a million years did I ever see a child around Michael Jackson that looked like they had been distressed, hurt, abused, says Sundberg.

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Late singer Michael Jackson’s family has decided to counter the controversial documentary on his life Leaving Neverland by releasing their own version of documentary on his life.

Directed by Eli Pedraza and released on YouTube, Neverland Firsthand: Investigating the Michael Jackson Documentary aims to refute the allegations of Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who claimed in the HBO film that Jackson sexually abused them both as children, reports People.com

The new 30-minute-documentary includes interviews with Michael’s nephew Taj Jackson and niece Brandi Jackson and the singer’s longtime technical director Brad Sundberg who stayed with him at his Neverland Ranch estate. “Not in a million years did I ever see a child around Michael Jackson that looked like they had been distressed, hurt, abused,” Sundberg says in an interview with producer Liam McEwan included in the film. “(Neverland) was such a peaceful, safe, fun place.”

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