Michael Jackson documentary divides viewers and fans

The National

Faced with a disturbing portrait, some Michael Jackson fans are jumping to his defence following a damning HBO documentary on the King of Pop and the alleged abuse which took place at Neverland ranch. Defenders point out that his accusers swore, when Jackson was still alive, that he did nothing wrong. But others are grappling with how to separate the man from the music, or whether they should even try.

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