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Wade Robson

Skipping Town After Filing

MJ Molestation Claim

5/13/2013 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Wade Robson
's wasting no time hightailing it out of L.A. after alleging Michael Jackson molested him -- he just unloaded his Santa Monica condo -- and is leaving Cali for good.

Wade listed the condo March 21 for $789,000 and closed escrow May 8. And get this -- he scored more than the asking price -- $825,000.

It's not an outlandish leap to think the timing isn't coincidental.  We broke the story this week ... Wade filed a creditor's claim against MJ's estate May 1 ... claiming the King of Pop molested him over a 7-year period when he was a kid.

Sources tell us, Wade, his wife and son plan to lay down roots in the Aloha state ... where his wife grew up.

Check out the condo and all its amenities.  Repressed memories not included.


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What You Really Want To See    

Your face and my butt, Wade. But you've played that game before...

526 days ago

Joe Cano    

825k for that?? LEL

526 days ago


So, I guess that throws the money argument out. Wade doesn't need Michael Jackson's money. Wade is telling the truth. Michael Jackson's guilt is written all over his bleached, surgically mutilated face. Normal, well-adjusted people believe you Wade.

526 days ago


Michael Jackson was a monster. Anything but a smooth criminal. He was just a sociopathic criminal. A child molester for years. Wade had to move to protect his family from MJ's psychotic fans and family. Stay strong Wade. TMZ might not believe you, but millions of sane people do.

526 days ago

Joe Cano    

Everyone with 2 nickels left to rub together is leaving Cali for good. Thats common sense

526 days ago


Wade doesn't have a career and didn't have a income for quite sometime, TMZ is in wades back and front pocket - especially Harvey! Truth is the truth, he did a video after his breakdown praising Michael, you can't change that Harvey, Mike and Charles!

526 days ago


More victims will come forward

526 days ago


Little lying Wade had years to come forth and instead, he professed under oath that MJ NEVER molested him. He is jobless and now homeless and broke. This 825k went to his mortgage, not profit. He wants money from the estate and he knows with MJ dead, he can't speak up and say that Wade is a boil on the ass of society and lying.

526 days ago


How are you going to accuse the dead, file a lawsuit, and not face it? COWARD! Run! Run! Run!

526 days ago

The Man They Call Louis    

And we're surprised by this?, probably was feeling the heat and got over his head...SEE YA!!!

526 days ago


Gtfoh!!! Now u wanna come forward with these bull**** claims all of a sudden? We don't believe you, you need more people. Yes get outta dodg, Liar!!!!

526 days ago

Michael Jackson Was A Pedo    

I feel bad for the guy. He had the guts to open up about his repressed memories of his abuse and all of MJ's sick peso-sympathizing fans go on the attack.
ANY other normal adult male that just started hanging out with other people's 8 year old kids and having them sleep over in his bedroom would be in prison and not a damn person would care. MJ created Thriller so he got a free pedo pass. Just think, MJ fans.. if your Pedo King had been found guilty at his pedo trial he'd still be alive. I guess justice and karma caught up with him. The hero Dr. Conrad Murray should be given a medal.. not locked up in prison. The man will be looked back on in history as the hero he is.
I just hope Wade takes comfort in knowing that MJ can never harm another child. IF there's a hell Michael Jackson is surely burning in it.

526 days ago


Jackson gave Wade thousands of dollars and then invited more criminal families to Neverland. Jackson wouldn't stay away from the Chandlers & started taking pills until he had to be rescued from death by Liz Taylor. What was so wonderful about these boys?
It certainly isn't great longevity in a dancing career.

526 days ago


God, just the TONE of this - like a Kardashian article - tells you STRAIGHT AWAY who is paying TMZ to write what. You are SO in danger of becoming irrelevant, TMZ. I think you crossed the line about 2 years ago, and it's going to start telling really soon (though your readership is already down, eh?)

526 days ago


Oh we have already had "repressed memory" cases in Michael's life:

Daniel Kapon

In 2003, Daniel Kapon was 18 years old when he, accompanied by his mother, contacted the Santa Barbara Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Department claiming he had been sexually molested by Michael Jackson when he was a child. The young man was represented by Gloria Allred, an attorney who also represented the Chandlers for a short period of time in 1993. The claim was that Kapon had “repressed memories” of the molestation and therefore only recently recalled the abuse. The psychiatrist who helped Kapon “remember” was Dr. Carole Lieberman. Allred and Lieberman had filed earlier complaints against Jackson for the so called “baby dangling incident” and campaigned for Jackson’s children to be taken away from him.

The police interviewed the boy but they did not find him credible. He described horrendously sadistic acts, kept changing his story and he claimed impossibilities. Most importantly, when the police contacted Kapon’s father, they learned the boy had never even met Michael Jackson.

On May 28, 2004 the police closed the investigation stating "after an extensive investigation, which included hours of interviews with the person making the allegations, detectives concluded there was no evidence that any crime occurred. No charges will be sought".
After the police closed their investigation, Kapon sold his story to the tabloid publication, News of the World. Reportedly, the tabloid paid him $500,000 for an approximate half hour video tape where he described the alleged abuse in graphic detail. On May 30, 2004 the paper printed the story of Kapon’s allegations, but failed to mention that the police had already investigated his claims and did not find them credible.The article was published two days after the police released the statement stating that the case had been closed but at the end of the article, the journalist claimed that the investigation in Kapon’s case was actually ongoing.

Kapon also filed a civil complaint against Jackson. In his case, besides the allegations of sexual abuse, he claimed that a number of Jackson's hit songs had been stolen from him, including songs on Jackson’s Bad album which was released in 1987. In 1987, Kapon was two years old. Kapon also claimed that he fathered the singer’s two eldest children; that his mother appeared in Jackson’s Thriller video and that Jackson was “madly in love” with her; that “his mother married Jackson multiple times, and testified that the ceremonies were attended by Elizabeth Taylor, Celine Dion, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Beyonce Knowles and Diana Ross”.

Daniel Kapon did not show up at start of the civil trial and the case was thrown out of court in January 2008.

Joseph Bartucci Jr.

Another accuser who, as it later turned out never even met Jackson, was a man called Joseph Bartucci Jr.

In 2004 Bartucci filed a civil lawsuit against Jackson claiming the star kidnapped and molested him in New Orleans between May 19 and May 27, 1984. Bartucci alleged that Jackson cut him, licked the blood off of his arm and proceeded to snort coke off of the laceration – all while raping him. Bartucci was 18 years old at the time of the alleged assault. As an explanation for why he waited until 2004, twenty years later to report this kidnapping, he too cited “repressed memories” that he claimed he only recalled when he heard that Thomas Sneddon was calling for alleged victims to come forward in November, 2003.

Jackson was not in New Orleans but in California at the time of the alleged assault, a fact that could be easilly proven by the entertainer's attorneys, so Judge Eldon Fallon tossed the lawsuit. It also emerged that Bartucci was, as Judge Fallon put it, a "professional litigator". He had been involved in 18 civil and criminal suits over the previous 17 years and had also formally accused a minister of sexual abuse.

According to The Smoking Gun website, in 1996 Bartucci was arrested for stalking a woman: “According to court records, Bartucci took a plea to a reduced count of harassment and was fined, sentenced to probation, and hit with a 90-day suspended jail term.”

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