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Paris Jackson says it's ‘not her role’ to defend her dad

scandal 15/03/2019

Amid all the controversy surrounding Michael Jackson, many people are looking to his family to see if they can shed any light on the allegations made against him in the new documentary Leaving Neverland.

The two-part documentary includes testimony from people who allege Jackson sexually abused them while they were children.

MJ's middle child, Paris, was asked about what she thinks of the claims in the HBO special.

"There's nothing I can say that hasn't already been said in regards to defense [sic]. Taj is doing a perfect job on his own," she wrote on Twitter.

"I support him. But that's not my role. I'm just tryna [sic] get everyone to chill out and go with the flow, be mellow and think about the bigger picture. That's me."

In the tweet, she refers to her cousin Taj, MJ's nephew, who announced this week that he was planning to make a counter documentary and go through all the legal evidence against his famous uncle.

Speaking with NME, Taj said: "It's going to start off with the 1993 allegations because I think that's where everything started. So it's going to start there.

"It's going to talk about the settlement in terms of the civil suit and why he settled. At one point he was very against settling and angry and then gave in. So why did he do that? So it's going to talk about all of that. 1993/1994 to 2005 are the big parts of his life.

"So this is not going to be a puff piece. it's not going to be, 'Oh, let's show Michael Jackson the humanitarian.' This is about exposing all the things that have been mustering for 20, 30 years."