11 Mar 2019

Graeme Tuckett on Leaving Neverland

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:08 pm on 11 March 2019

Our regular tv critic Graeme Tuckett set himself the extremely difficult task of talking about the powerful and controversial documentary Leaving Neverland. Part 1 aired on TVNZ 1 last night, and part 2 is on tonight.

The documentary tells the story of two young boys who say they were groomed by Michael Jackson over several months before being sexually abused.

Graeme Tuckett has watched the full four hour documentary and says watching it was like a punch in the stomach, and he has come out of it personally convinced that Michael Jackson was a paedophile.

He explains why

Michael Jackson and Wade Robson

Michael Jackson and Wade Robson Photo: Wade Robson archive/Amos Pictures

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