Our Success is in our members who value our strength as a valued community.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,019,995
Topics75,148
Members13,074
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs17
Most Online13,060
07:58 AM
Who's Online Now
36 registered members (Baza7, 7 invisible), 1,262 guests, and276 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Live from Cape Fear,North Carolina
by granny. 5th Sep 2019 10:50pm
The Reich Wirral
by snowhite. 26th Aug 2019 12:59pm
Home Insurance Price Hike
by fish5133. 16th Aug 2019 6:08pm
Brexit 3 Way Polls
by diggingdeeper. 12th Aug 2019 10:07pm
New Wirral History
Arthur Christiansen, Daily Express editor
by yoller. 15th Aug 2019 7:37pm
Hind Street Gas Works area & Thomas Street
by Reno37. 25th Nov 2013 12:37pm
313 Stork Hotel 41 Price Street Birkenhead
by derekdwc. 19th Aug 2011 5:42pm
WeathersField House and Noctorum History
by JohnLeatherFix. 4th Jun 2010 2:45pm
132 Central Hotel
by . 2nd Jan 2009 10:01pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
For sale wooden frame double bed..
by spider. 15th Sep 2019 3:21pm
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 15th Sep 2019 3:15pm
Kia Ceed Clutch
by TudorBlue. 15th Sep 2019 6:18am
Defend Democracy Protests
by diggingdeeper. 14th Sep 2019 9:49pm
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
New Ferry, opinions?
by TudorBlue. 14th Sep 2019 8:26pm
Mickey mouse NewBrighton
by Tatey. 14th Sep 2019 9:35am
Free tickets to Attenborough ship naming at Laird's
by yoller. 14th Sep 2019 6:19am
Hedgehog Street
by europa1. 14th Sep 2019 5:34am
September
M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
Meet the Masons
by oldpm01. 9th Sep 2019 8:55pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Leaving Neverland #1066060
7th Mar 2019 9:15am
7th Mar 2019 9:15am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
Anyone watch part 1, last night ?

Didn't intend to watch it as I hadn't made a mental note about the programme. Just about to go to bed, and flipped through the channels, so I decided to watch for a little while.

.... almost 2hrs later, the testimonies of these 2 boys (now men) were almost identical and the calculated actions surrounding these boys infatuation for Jackson, virtually dispelled any previous hopes I had about this 'musical genius' being wrongly accused.

The mothers of the boys, I think, were as much to blame and were spirited away on a fantasy of their own. Something that they inadvertently used their boys for, to achieve all the trappings of a particular lifestyle connected to Michael Jackson. Back in the 80's & 90's Who wouldn't have been impressed for such a super star to be visiting your home and playing with your kid, as in 'best friend' ?


Last edited by granny; 7th Mar 2019 9:17am.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Google Ads
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066064
7th Mar 2019 2:12pm
7th Mar 2019 2:12pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,763
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,763
Birkenhead
I'm totally open minded on this one as I am with most of these historical cases. There is just far too much money/fame involved to say who is telling the truth and who isn't.

If Lisa Marie Presley or Debbie Rowe gave any indication of concern or suspicion then perhaps I would be a bit more suspicious.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066074
7th Mar 2019 5:50pm
7th Mar 2019 5:50pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,547
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,547
Wirral
I found this quite uncomfortable to watch but will be watching second part tonight. Some of the footage shown with these young boys as they were then was quite strange. Good looking little boys who idolised him abe I guess as you say Granny extremely star struck as was their parents. One of the mums said after only really knowing Michael for a short while and actually leaving her seven year old boy with him fir a week he asked her to leave wade ( think that was the boys name ) with him for a year. She said no he's my little boy but we can share him. MJ replied well I always get what I want! Surely that would flag up as strange but she said it would help her little boy be one well known etc in show business. I loved MJ and love watching him and love his music but I think his interest and fascination with little boys was creepy and I think there must be truth in this but why bring it up now surely they should have said it all at his court case some years ago or where they paid off.

Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066082
7th Mar 2019 10:36pm
7th Mar 2019 10:36pm
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 797
Greasby
G
Greenwood Online content
Wise One
Greenwood  Online Content
Wise One
G
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 797
Greasby
I watched some of it and it creeped me out. I think people were very naive back then - naive and starstruck. People are a lot more wary now. As for the parents... letting a grown man you didn't know (no matter how famous or plausible) have an unsupervised sleepover with your little boy? I think not...

Last edited by Greenwood; 7th Mar 2019 10:36pm.
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066086
8th Mar 2019 8:41am
8th Mar 2019 8:41am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral


Part 2 . There weren't so many intimate revelations divulged Greenwood , but without a doubt, the man was as guilty as hell. Those two guys are so screwed up but quite successful, due to their relationship with MJ.
Jackson basically bought the whole family, with gifts and houses, and loans that he then turned into a gift. They wanted for nothing, but he was buying them.

Both guys seem unable to forgive their mothers and I think the mums had a huge part to play.In the case of one, who would move a family from Australia to US, just to be near MJ , leaving your husband behind.. (who then committed suicide) ?

A very sad mix of deep emotional turmoil that has affected the lives of so many.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066092
8th Mar 2019 11:11am
8th Mar 2019 11:11am
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,763
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,763
Birkenhead
Originally Posted by granny
but without a doubt, the man was as guilty as hell.


Its easy to make a documentary that looks like that, however Wade Robson has made numerous statements over the years, not only do his statements contradict his own but more importantly they contradict his Mother's (Joy Robson), his Sister's (Chantal Robson) and McCaully's statements who were present in the same room (and bed) on some of the occasions that Wade talks about.

I haven't seen the documentary as yet to know if they provided a balanced viewpoint by including all of Wade's other statements. It is also interesting to see Wade and Jackson together even when they were considerably older, there is no sign of anything in the body language other than being comfortable in each other's presence.

I presume the documentary didn't include any statement from Brandi Jackson?

I know less about Safechuck.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066095
8th Mar 2019 11:25am
8th Mar 2019 11:25am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral


I think you'd be better watching it, if you can. There is no way in which any of their allegations can be proven by either of them, and they know this. However, it might just bring to the surface more and including the accusations made by Corey Feldman that Hollywood is a paedophile network, .. allegations made at least a couple of years ago , in the public domain.
That wouldn't surprise me, and maybe this could lift the lid . If it does , then they have done the right thing for the safety of children.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066100
8th Mar 2019 4:30pm
8th Mar 2019 4:30pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,763
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,763
Birkenhead
What is the link between Michael Jackson and Hollywood?


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: diggingdeeper] #1066101
8th Mar 2019 5:07pm
8th Mar 2019 5:07pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
Originally Posted by diggingdeeper
What is the link between Michael Jackson and Hollywood?



Only the 'stars'.. Elizabeth Taylor , and all the others that were part of his life. They didn't all live in Hollywood and he had homes all over the place.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: granny] #1066119
8th Mar 2019 8:18pm
8th Mar 2019 8:18pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Dilly Online shifty

Wiki Veteran
Dilly  Online Shifty

Wiki Veteran
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Why has it taken so long for people to start looking at the twisted little weirdo for what he was ?

Re: Leaving Neverland [Re: Dilly] #1066128
8th Mar 2019 10:07pm
8th Mar 2019 10:07pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,500
Wirral
Originally Posted by Dilly
Why has it taken so long for people to start looking at the twisted little weirdo for what he was ?


Probably because he was a 'god' to so many people and they have been in denial. Most of them still are, and see this televised interview as simply a ploy to get money.
These two guys knew there were more kids involved, and how often he changed and swapped and many had the special treatment, and many stayed in his room and some grew into very weird people , and like these two guys, one with a good job in the film and entertainment industry and the other as a top choreographer , and like the Macaulay Culkin's and Corey Feldman 's , and possibly many given the first foot into the entertainment industry, like he promised these two guys(or their parents) from an early age , and therefore were not likely to jeopardise their luck.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
Kia Ceed Clutch
by TudorBlue. 14th Sep 2019 8:24pm
Free tickets to Attenborough ship naming at Laird's
by yoller. 14th Sep 2019 6:19am
Downton Abbey Film
by cools. 13th Sep 2019 3:30pm
Lost river (Well, brook really)
by Excoriator. 10th Sep 2019 9:50am
For Sale & Free
For sale wooden frame double bed..
by spider. 15th Sep 2019 3:21pm
Cardo Scala Rider
by Baza7. 11th Sep 2019 10:32pm
Sewing machine wanted.
by RedTom. 11th Sep 2019 1:38pm
Holding tank for goldfish
by snowhite. 11th Sep 2019 11:44am
ALPINE CDE-9850Ri MP3 Radio CD IPOD receiver - w
by delta6. 11th Sep 2019 11:36am
Member Spotlight
sunnyside
sunnyside
wirral
Posts: 44,351
Joined: April 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Eddyh15, Harvey123, Geffd, Jikel, Barbaranne
13074 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
Meet the Masons
by oldpm01. 9th Sep 2019 8:55pm
Death Cafe Wirrral event (Wed 11th Sept)
by martinharris. 9th Sep 2019 1:04pm
New Ferry, opinions?
by Natalie1989. 6th Sep 2019 9:56am
Gate Post Needs Fixing to Wall
by Moonstar. 30th Aug 2019 10:44am
News : New Topics
Free tickets to Attenborough ship naming at Laird's
by yoller. 14th Sep 2019 6:19am
Lost river (Well, brook really)
by Excoriator. 10th Sep 2019 9:50am
Defend Democracy Protests
by diggingdeeper. 31st Aug 2019 6:02pm
Tour of Britain Stage 5, Wirral 11th September
by Greenwood. 31st Aug 2019 4:07pm
Mickey mouse NewBrighton
by GaryFromWirral. 30th Aug 2019 2:49pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Kia Ceed Clutch
by TudorBlue. 14th Sep 2019 8:24pm
Downton Abbey Film
by cools. 13th Sep 2019 3:30pm
Peaky Blinders nobble Tranmere Rovers
by yoller. 9th Sep 2019 6:27pm
Hedgehog Street
by granny. 6th Sep 2019 10:39pm
Found
by lincle. 3rd Sep 2019 6:41pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sun 6:46am
Sunset Sun 7:28pm
Local Time Sun 4:12pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1