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Wade Robson

'Michael Jackson Was a Monster'

And Sexual Abuser

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

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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Who knew?

535 days ago


Problem with this is that when MJ was on trial, that was the PERFECT time to out him..Instead he lied on the witness stand and made it worse in this instance because ppl do not believe him now.....

535 days ago



535 days ago


Hey TMZ why nothing on Benghazi and the failures, lies, cover ups of Obama and Hillary? When the Red Phone rings at 3 AM, Obama sleeps and Hillary won’t answer!

535 days ago


Thank you Wade for finally telling the truth. I'm praying that you stay safe from all the insane MJ fans out there. God bless!

535 days ago


lol at the mj supporters..they know good and well if mj was just an ordinary joe they would be screaming for him to hang for what he did to those kids.instead he is their idol so they applaud him and make excuses

535 days ago


And yet he continued to go for weekend visits for seven years. If he lied under oath at the trial, he should be punished for that. Now he wants money? Disgusting.

535 days ago


Short on cash I guess, shame!

535 days ago


If he would have kept quiet during MJ trial i'd be more apt to believe him but he testified on behalf of MJ stating on several occasions that there was no abuse!
Now that MJ is dead and cannot defend himself he conveniently remembers repressed abuse. Sounds like alot of BS!!!!! He is looking for a payday...

535 days ago


In the words of Shawn Corey Carter..."We don't believe you. You need more people."

535 days ago


Not believable since as recent as 2005 as an adult, he testified as star witness on behalf of MJ & swore he was not molested. Guess money's tight, time is right, someone coached him to go for the gold. Wade Robson crawl back into the woodwork.

535 days ago

Michael Jackson Was A Pedo    

No s***.
MJ made Thriller so he got a free pedo pass. I guarentee any other grown adult male that invited other people's children to come sleep over in his room with him, behind locked door with security cameras all over the hall outside his room to alert him if anybody was coming, would be in prison and not a damn person would care. Any other grown adult male that paid a kid and his family millions of dollars to keep quiet would be looked at as a child molester by EVERYBODY.
This noseless freak was 1000% a pedo and deserved his end. Dr. Conrad Murray is a hero. I'm only sad his demise was so damn painless. His victims will have to live their entire lives knowing what this pedo did to them.

535 days ago


I believe him......that whole family is a bunch of freaks, and they do anything for money, and use money as a weapon!!!

535 days ago

Mary P    

What an asshat. Oh yeah, you totally spend YEARS defending the person and associating with him and protecting him to wait until the estate declares they are actually done with MJ's debt and making money THEN your memories come back. Uh huh. Sure.

535 days ago


it took jerry sandusky victims 20 years to press charges against him. What grown man wants to admit he got molested. If you went to prision would you tell everybody you know and the world you got raped

535 days ago
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