Home Entertainment: Michael Jackson Estate Slams ' Leaving Neverland ' After Emmys Win
Leaving Neverland– the questionable docudrama that attends to sexual offense accusations versus Michael Jackson– took residence the honor for Impressive Docudrama or Nonfiction Unique at the Innovative Arts Emmys event Saturday evening (September 14), and also the King of Pop’s estate is not satisfied regarding it.
” For a movie that is a total fiction to be recognized in a nonfiction Emmy classification is a total farce,” Jackson’s household claimed in a declaration to Home entertainment Tonight. “Not one shred of evidence sustains this totally prejudiced, supposed docudrama which was made in privacy and also for which not one individual beyond both topics and also their family members were spoken with.”
When the two-part, four-hour reveal initially broadcast on HBO previously this year, the Jackson estate called it a ” tabloid personality murder” and also implicated its topics, James Safechuck and also Wade Robson, of acting to obtain the media’ compassion.
The docudrama’s supervisor Dan Reed talked with ET on the red rug prior to the occasion regarding the value of obtaining chosen for 5 Emmys.
” It does aid to verify the movie, [which has] been so questionable,” Reed claimed, including that raised understanding of the doc “challenges individuals with a criminal offense that they do not actually need to know around, and also dream really did not exist.”
He took place to discuss the shock he really felt when the movie ended up being so dissentious amongst fans and also doubters. ” We believed it would certainly make some sound, however we type of believed individuals would certainly go, ‘Oh yep, it’s an additional movie regarding the accusations versus Michael Jackson.’ However this has actually been taking us totally unawares,” Reed confessed. “It’s been a tidal wave of love, of disgust, of interest and also sound, of thoughtful essential response and also unthinking response. It’s been a trip right into the heart of the globe media.”
” I simply really hope there are individuals available, that have actually had a comparable experience to the men in my movie, that really feel extra secure with themselves having actually enjoyed it, and also have a method to verbalize what occurred to them,” he included.