HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary positioned an enormous highlight on the decades-old allegations of kid molestation Michael Jackson confronted throughout his profession. James Safechuck and Wade Robson spoke out within the documentary and because it aired, many have distanced themselves from Michael Jackson’s property. Radio stations the world over have pulled the late singer’s music from rotation. The Simpsons additionally lately revealed that they’ve pulled Michael Jackson’s episode from the sequence however what’s extra surprising is that the showrunner thinks the singer used his cameo as a approach to “groom boys.”
Speaking to The Daily Beast, Al Jean defined why The Simpson’s episode “Stark Raving Dad” from season three was pulled from the sequence. While the allegations within the documentary have been sufficient to make the choice, Jean stated that he thinks the episode was used as a software for the long-lasting pop singer to attract in underage boys.
“It wasn’t one thing that makes me pleased. It’s one thing I agree with fully. What saddens me is, when you watch that documentary—which I did, and a number of other of us right here did—and also you watch that episode, truthfully, it appears just like the episode was utilized by Michael Jackson for one thing apart from what we’d supposed it. It wasn’t only a comedy to him, it was one thing that was used as a software,” he defined. “I believe it was a part of what he used to groom boys. I actually don’t know, and I must be very cautious as a result of this isn’t one thing I do know personally, however so far as what I believe, that’s what I believe. And that makes me very, very unhappy.”