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Wade Robson

'Michael Jackson Was a Monster'

And Sexual Abuser

5/8/2013 12:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0507-wade-robson-tmz-michael-jacksonThe lawyer for famed choreographer Wade Robson tells TMZ, Michael Jackson was a "monster" who sexually abused Wade for seven years as a child ... and threatened him if he ever went public.

Robson's lawyer, Henry Gradstein, tells TMZ, "Last year, on a career trajectory that was off the charts, he [Wade] collapsed under the stress and sexual trauma of what had happened to him for seven years as a child."

Robson spent many weekends with Jackson at Neverland Ranch and his other homes in L.A. and Vegas between ages 7 and 14.

Gradstein goes on ... "He [Wade] lived with the brain washing by a sexual predator until the burden of it all crushed him."

Gradstein says Michael would tell Wade, "If anyone ever finds out about what we did we will go to jail for the rest of our lives" and “our lives will be ruined forever.”  

Gradstein tells us the threats worked, and Wade kept his mouth shut, adding, "This kind of intimidation of a child by a sexual predator is tragically characteristic and effective, keeping them quiet about the abuse - often for a lifetime."

Wade was steadfast for years that MJ did NOT molest him and indeed became Jackson's star witness at his 2005 molestation trial, adamantly denying any untoward conduct.

The lawyer says, "Michael Jackson was a monster and in their hearts every normal person knows it."

TMZ broke the story ... 30-year-old Robson has filed a creditor's claim against MJ's estate alleging the singer molested him as a child and asking for damages. Sources tell us ... Wade is claiming the reason he didn't file the claim on time is because he repressed the memories of the abuse.

Gradstein says they have not asked for any specific amount of money in their legal docs, although that's clearly the point of filing a creditor's claim.  He then trashes what he calls "the Jackson money machine" which he says is "at it once again to keep the truth from coming out."  But he says, "This time it won't work."

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106.

Lucy    

Insane. Does he really expect anyone to believe him?

482 days ago
107.

jaydee    

WR through the years would mean pics from 12 'til now. Your pathethic pics of him now are pure c..p

482 days ago
108.

jerome    

Does money make you feel better after being molested or make your memories go away????

482 days ago
109.

ShesMixedAndHesWhite    

where the HELL were you as B*SH sent thousands of American soldier to DIE IN THE SAND BASED ON LIES!?????? SO SHUT YOUR FLAPPING REUBLICKKKAN RETARDED HOLE!!!!!

482 days ago
110.

Nora    

As odd as this may seem, I am one of the few who never believed Robson years ago when he said nothing happened between him and MJ. I felt he was covering up something. Robson is such a talented choreographer and dancer - is it surprising that his routines often focus on the freakish, grotesque?

482 days ago
111.

Gina    

I totally believe this guy. I believe MIchael Jackson was a molester. His fame got him off.

482 days ago
112.

michele    

now that the trial started he, looking to get money.If this is true why dint he come out when. michael died like everyone else with their stories.Every one looking for a pay out.

482 days ago
113.

Sign Up    

R.I.P. Michael. If only TMZ and everyone that works there would die now...

482 days ago
114.

DahhTroll    

If this dude suprssed the memorys then , how can he be affected from it.
The acused person is dead so he cant tell his side.
Let the KING OF POP REST IN PEACE.
Sounds like hes tryingto blame all his troubles on
MJ. he has to take resposiblity for his own actions
includeing not coming forward when MJ was alive.
If I were MJs atterny Id tell him to go fly a kite.

482 days ago
115.

Nora    

As odd as this may seem, I am one of the few who never believed Robson years ago when he said nothing happened between him and MJ. I felt he was covering up something. Robson is such a talented choreographer and dancer - is it surprising that his routines often focus on the freakish, grotesque?

482 days ago
116.

Marcy    

just to let u know..Wade Robson praised MJ...10 months ago.

482 days ago
117.

Bazahger    

Wade é um lixo

482 days ago
118.

Bazahger    

Tudo isto é lixo...até quando isto? dinheiro...dinheiro
Parem com isto!!! Wade, vai trabalhar, mais 1 que quer dinheiro, seu lixo!

482 days ago
119.

MiMi    

So this is all based on repressed memories that came back while this dude was in psychanalysis.

The reliability on repressed memories is very controversial and from what I have read, those that appear while in therapy can be very unreliable. There is no way this man forgot everything untill his sessions began with his therapist. There would have to have been some recall prior to therapy.

"A study by Geraerts, et al. [22] found that memories recovered outside of psychotherapy are more likely to be accurate and verifiable (37% of such patients were able to verify their abuse, results comparable to Andrews et al.), while memories recovered while undergoing psychotherapy have markedly lower rates of independent verification (these patients had a 0% verification rate)."

http://psychology.wikia.com/wiki/Recovered_memory

482 days ago
120.

Guest    

This guy is a liar, who ain't gettin no money, and not only that, but his own career may now be over. Who'd wanna do business with him now! Greedy and pathetic!

482 days ago
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