Michael Jackson

9.15.19

'Leaving Neverland' Director Says Dave Chappelle's MJ Jokes Are 'Revolting'

"Why not do something brave instead of crapping on a victim of child rape?"

8.15.19

It's Time for MTV to Rename the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

It's complicated to cancel someone like the King of Pop; it's also essential.

6.24.19

The Fans Who Refuse to Believe Michael Jackson Is Dead

On the tenth anniversary of his death, we look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding the disgraced king of pop.

4.1.19

Lena Waithe Discusses the Difficulty of Losing Black Heroes in the #MeToo Era

An upcoming episode of her show 'Boomerang' tackles complex debates in the black community around fallen icons like Bill Cosby.

3.13.19

‘The Simpsons’ Showrunner Thinks Michael Jackson’s Episode Aided His Alleged Crimes

After pulling a famous 1991 episode featuring Jackson's voice last week, showrunner Al Jean now says the episode itself had a "false purpose."

3.8.19

'Leaving Neverland' and the Complex Process of Revising Your Memories

Learning of a loved one’s sexual violence can feel akin to betrayal, as I was reminded by HBO's documentary about Michael Jackson.

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3.6.19

Radio Stations Are Divided About Banning Michael Jackson

Major radio networks from Canada to New Zealand are pulling him off the airwaves while other stations are refusing to or keeping quiet.

3.4.19

'Leaving Neverland' Is a Reckoning for Michael Jackson Fans

The HBO documentary asks viewers to bear witness to the allegations of abuse against the late pop star.

3.1.19

Michael Jackson Stans React to 'Leaving Neverland' with Bus Ads and Death Threats

In the lead up to the premiere of the documentary this weekend, Jackson fans were ramping up their attempts to discredit the film.

2.19.19

'He Was a Sexual Predator' Says Director of New Michael Jackson Doc

Dan Reed, director of 'Leaving Neverland,' spoke to us about his new film, which details allegations of sexual misconduct against the king of pop.

1.29.19

Director Stands By Film Detailing Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Allegations

‘Leaving Neverland’ premiered at Sundance this week detailing new allegations against Michael Jackson. The singer’s estate is calling it “tabloid character assassination.”

1.23.19

Cardi B's Super Bowl Pepsi Ad Is Kind of a Big Deal

A teaser of the ad surfaced online and it screams money moves. But, Pepsi is still sponsoring the halftime show. Does that distract from Cardi's choice not to support the NFL?

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