Michael Jackson Estate Posts Concert Film During ‘Leaving Neverland’ Premiere


The transfer comes amid a $100 million lawsuit that the singer’s property filed in opposition to HBO over the documentary.

Amid its lawsuit with HBO over the documentary Leaving Neverland, the Michael Jackson property on Sunday (March three) posted a live performance movie that includes the singer about 20 minutes after Part 1 of the doc premiered. In addition, a second live performance movie, Live at Wembley Stadium, will probably be out there to look at on the identical time that Part 2 of Leaving Neverland debuts Monday (March four).

"Don’t miss the magic from the King of Pop himself! Immerse your self in Michael Jackson. Live in Bucharest and Live at Wembley Stadium out there for a restricted time on Michael Jackson’s @youtube!" the property posted on Twitter together with a hyperlink to the movie.

Leaving Neverland options Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege that they had been sexually abused by the late singer once they had been boys, detailing their experiences in graphic element.

After Leaving Neverland's debut in January on the Sundance Film Festival, Jackson's property known as the four-hour movie "a tabloid character assassination" and insisted it "isn't a documentary," whereas his household known as director Dan Reed and the movie's two accusers "opportunists."

Jackson's property has since filed a $100 million lawsuit in opposition to HBO and its mother or father firm, Time Warner, claiming that the community has violated a non-disparagement clause from a 1992 contract, which was written up after HBO aired certainly one of Jackson's concert events.

HBO final month issued an announcement in response: "Despite the determined lengths taken to undermine the movie, our plans stay unchanged…. This will enable everybody the chance to evaluate the movie and the claims in it for themselves."

Part 1 debuted Sunday night time at eight p.m., adopted by Part 2 at eight p.m. Monday.

Oprah Winfrey interviewed Robson and Safechuck for a special that may air on HBO and OWN at 10 p.m. Monday.

Watch the primary dwell Jackson live performance video under.

This article initially appeared on THR.com.