Choreographer claims Michael Jackson sexually abused him for 7 years

17 May 2013 / 3 years 5 months ago

Dancer and choreographer, Wade Robson, is now making a claim against Jackson's estate saying the star had sexually abused him for years. Robson has always defended his former mentor, Michael Jackson, against accusations from others for years, and was even a star defence witness in a molestation charge Jackson was acquitted of in 2005. But now, Robson is making a belated claim against Jackson's estate, with one of his lawyers saying that he "had collapsed under the stress and sexual trauma of what had happened to him for seven years as a child". Jackson's estate has said that Robson's claims are outrageous and have no credibility. "I feel strong. I feel like this is the right thing to do because this is my truth," Robson said in an interview with Today. "First of all, one thing I want to clear up is it's not a case of repressed memory. I never forgot one moment of what Michael did to me, but I was psychologically, emotionally unable and unwilling to understand the sexual abuse."When asked to be more specific about the sexual abuse, he said, "He sexually abused me from 7 years old until 14. "He performed sexual acts on me and forced me to perform sexual acts on him."From 7 years old, from day one of the abuse, Michael told me that we loved each other and that this was love, this, was an expression of our love and you follow that up with, but if you ever tell anyone what we're doing, both of our lives and our careers will be over."At the time of the trial in 2005, Robson also said that he was not paid to lie for Jackson, but him defending the star for years was due to a "complete manipulation and brainwashing" by the star.View the gallery for more photos of Robson, as well as Michael Jackson's transformation over the years.

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