For decades, Michael Jackson has been named “the King of Pop”. He is known as one of the most famous pop stars of all time.
In light of the controversial documentary Leaving Neverland, which aired on Channel 4 on 6 March, many worldwide radio stations have banned the singer’s music from being played.
The documentary has left many shocked by the allegations made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who claimed they were abused by the singer when they children.
The graphic detail of the documentary has resulted in a split opinion between viewers, with some, including famous journalist Louis Theroux, claiming they believe Jackson is a pedophile. Whilst the rest have denied the allegations and say he is still innocent.
But, despite of this, has his legacy tarnished since the documentary? And should we continue listening to his music?
A recent twitter poll posted by NME asked the audience whether they would continue listening to Jackson’s music, and these are the responses:
Many diehard fans refuse to believe the allegations, as the director of Leaving Neverland Dan Reed admitted that the two men told their stories as an attempt to make money from Jackson’s estate.
For others, including those who grew up admiring the singer, the documentary has changed their views for the worse:
Where do you stand?
After watching the documentary, would you stop listening to the singer’s music? Leave your views below.
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