The two-part documentary series featuring interviews with two men who say they were sexually abused by Michael Jackson as children—aired for the first time on HBO. About 20 minutes into the documentary’s premiere, the official Michael Jackson Twitter account announced that the 1992 concert film Live in Bucharest (The Dangerous Tour)was made “available for a limited time” on YouTube. The film has a run time of two hours and two minutes—the exact length of Leaving Neverland part one. Tomorrow night, a second Jackson concert film, Live at Wembley Stadium, will be live on YouTube at the same time Leaving Neverland part two airs.
The Jackson estate has been adamantly against Leaving Neverlandsince it premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Last month, the estate filed a $100 million lawsuit against HBO after its acquisition of the rights to the document. Leaving Neverlanddirector Dan Reed responded to the estate’s opposition. Jackson’s family members have also spoken out against the doc.
Tomorrow at 8 p.m. Eastern, part two of Leaving Neverland airs on HBO. Oprah Winfrey’s interview with the doc’s subjects Wade Robson and James Safechuck, as well as director Reed, will air on HBO following the film’s final installment. The second
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