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Wade Robson

I Hope to Inspire OTHER Molestation Victims to Come Forward

5/17/2013 9:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Wade Robson says he feels LIBERATED after opening up about the alleged sex abuse at the hands of Michael Jackson on national TV ... and says he hopes he inspires other people to "speak their truth."

Robson had just landed at LAX yesterday after his big tell-all interview with Matt Lauer on the "Today" show -- and said he has no regrets about going public with his MJ accusations.

While Wade's story is under fire -- considering he so vehemently DEFENDED Michael during the 2005 molestation trial -- the dance choreographer says he hopes his decision to come forward will be viewed as inspirational.

"If my coming forward and speaking the truth can help, honestly, one [person] to gain courage to speak their truth and begin the healing process then that would really be more than I could ask."

TMZ broke the story ... Wade is going after the Michael Jackson Estate in court, claiming MJ sexually abused him as a child. Wade said he waited so long to take action because he didn't realize he was being abused until recently.

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151.

Gloryg7    

Why Wade.... YOURE A LIAR!

487 days ago
152.

Merryl key    

Wade Robson, congratulations on your brave step to speak out against the abuse that you have suffered as a child. I wish you every bit of encouragement and support as you try to heal from the outrage you must be experiencing. There are millions of others who have only managed to piece together the horrible reality of child sexual abuse in their family, church or school while watching their children grow. I wouldnt call it repressed memory so much as post traumatic stress. How can a child make sense of something so incomprehensible and disgraceful that adults struggle to accept the raw details, the betrayal and the cunning grooming and premeditation employed by an adult who uses a child for sex? Never doubt what your body remembers Wade. All power to you.

487 days ago
153.

Merryl key    

Yes, it's really hard to believe someone you admire and trust could have a dirty secret that has left a trail of destruction through so many lives. Sadly child sex abuse continues while anger and disbelief is turned on the victim.

487 days ago
154.

Debbie    

Wade Robson, when you light a fire in a dangerous place, be prepared to burn in it.

Money, lie for it, die for it, anything for your 2 minutes of fame, because you are an unemployed has been.

We the fans and Army Of Love of Michael Jackson, truly detest your actions, which are designed to discredit the man who gave you so much.

Even TMZ doesn't believe your lies and unfounded and sick allegations. There is too much proof to the contrary of what you claim, have you no shame?

You might have "been" a good choreographer, but you get 2 out of 10 for your acting abilities.
Anyone can see from your TV Interview, that you show no body language signs of having been molested. You also show no anger, no shame, no hurt, no embarrassment, no upset, no fear or any other emotion normally displayed by someone who has been abused.

DO US ALL A FAVOR AND DROP DEAD.

THE ONLY POSITIVE IN YOUR DISGUSTING ACTIONS, IS THAT MICHAEL ISN'T HERE TO BE HURT BY THEM.

Debbie,
Auckland
New Zealand

487 days ago
155.

Merryl key    

Debbie, that's a full-on response .. Drop dead?? Really? And if Wade does 'Drop Dead' as you suggest, will Michael be less of a pedophile? What emotions should victims of child sex abuse show if the abuse itself cuts off their ability to feel or connect to their emotions? Debbie, It's not ok for a grown man to sleep naked with 7 year old boys in his bed. It's not ok to fill them with 'Jesus Juice' and have showers with them and look at porn together. It's not ok to use your fame, eccentric habits, money or position of trust to groom kids for sex. Thats what pedophiles do.

486 days ago
156.

Angie in Ireland    

His eyes look more dead and heavy now, too. Sure has sold his soul to the devil, either way.

486 days ago
157.

MJS    

So when is the County of La going to file charges against Wade for lying in court???
I think about all that millions and millions LA wasted of hard earn tax payers money ... They should file charge on him anything he wins goes to the state plus jail time........

486 days ago
158.

jay123424    

The items found in neverland - many locked away in MJ's file cabinet
'Boys Will Be Boys' - a book featuring nude photos of boys;
'The Boy, A Photographic Essay' - another book featuring nude photos of boys;
A photograph of a boy, believed to be Jonathan Spence, fully nude; and
A photograph of a young boy holding an umbrella, wearing bikini bottoms partially pulled down.
http://www.mjfacts.info/resources/011805pltreqaseemd.pdf

486 days ago
159.

Pegasus    

National

Jury hears differing versions of Jackson’s health from defense witnesses in 3rd week of trial


(Joel Ryan, File/ Associated Press ) - File - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson announces at a press conference that he is set to play ten live concerts at the London O2 Arena in July 2009. Jurors hearing Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit against AEG Live heard from a pair of defense witnesses who gave varying assessments of Jackson’s health as he rehearsed for the “This Is It” show. The testimony in a Los Angeles courtroom by choreographers Stacy Walker and Travis Payne on May 13-14, 2013, was the only evidence in the trial’s third week that focused on the pop superstar.

(Joel Ryan, File/ Associated Press ) - File - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson announces at a press conference that he is set to play ten live concerts at the London O2 Arena in July 2009. Jurors hearing Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit against AEG Live heard from a pair of defense witnesses who gave varying assessments of Jackson’s health as he rehearsed for the “This Is It” show. The testimony in a Los Angeles courtroom by choreographers Stacy Walker and Travis Payne on May 13-14, 2013, was the only evidence in the trial’s third week that focused on the pop superstar.
(Kevin Mazur, AEG/Getty Images, File/ Associated Press ) - FILE - In this June 23, 2009 handout photo provided by AEG, pop star Michael Jackson rehearses at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Jurors hearing Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit against AEG Live heard from a pair of defense witnesses who gave varying assessments of Jackson’s health as he rehearsed for the “This Is It” show. The testimony by choreographers Stacy Walker and Travis Payne in a Los Angeles courtroom on May 13-14, 2013, was the only evidence in the trial’s third week that focused on the pop superstar.



By Associated Press,


Updated: Saturday, May 18, 9:15 AM

LOS ANGELES — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:

THE CASE

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Jackson’s mother wants a jury to determine that the promoter of Jackson’s planned comeback concerts didn’t properly investigate Dr. Conrad Murray, who a criminal jury convicted of involuntary manslaughter for Jackson’s June 2009 death. AEG’s attorney says the case is about personal choice, namely Jackson’s decision to have Murray serve as his doctor and give him doses of a powerful anesthetic as a sleep aid. Millions, possibly billions, of dollars are at stake.

WHAT HAPPENED

— Jurors heard from AEG Live’s first two witnesses, a pair of choreographers who worked on Jackson’s ill-fated “This Is It” shows. Stacy Walker told the panel she never saw any signs Jackson was impaired or ill during rehearsals. Her colleague Travis Payne, who rehearsed one-on-one with Jackson, acknowledged he couldn’t say how many times the pair actually rehearsed and said he was concerned the singer was under the influence of prescription medications in the weeks before his death.

— An AEG accounting executive testified about the budget for “This Is It,” which was planning on paying Murray up to $1.5 million for the first few months of the shows. The former cardiologist was never paid because Jackson died before signing his contract.

WHAT THE JURY SAW

— Payne shift from a composed, sometimes-smiling witness to one who fought back tears toward the end of his day-and-a-half of testimony. His devotion to Jackson was evident from his wardrobe, which included a black blazer with an emblem stitched onto each sleeve containing the letters “MJ” and golden wings.

— Lots of courthouse hallways and downtown Los Angeles. Friday’s session featured a four-hour lunch break due to witness availability issues. The trial’s third week featured only three days of live testimony and the jury was kept waiting or sent out of the room numerous times while attorneys argued legal issues.

QUOTABLE MOMENTS

— “Sometimes in rehearsal, Michael would appear just a little loopy,” Payne said of Jackson’s demeanor after visiting his longtime dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein, who is not a party to the case.

— “I just never in a million years thought he would leave us, or pass away,” choreographer Stacy Walker said of Jackson. Walker testified for AEG and said she never saw signs Jackson was under the influence of medications or was ill.

OUTSIDE THE COURTROOM

— A state attorney urged a court to reject an appeal by Jackson’s former doctor, Conrad Murray, stating there were no legal errors by a trial judge and the physician’s own attorneys failed to raise issues at the appropriate time. Murray has shown no remorse for playing “Russian roulette” with Jackson’s life.

WHAT’S NEXT

— A corporate attorney for AEG Live will testify, reflecting a shift in the trial focus away from Jackson and toward a central issue in the case — whether Murray was hired by the concert promoter.

486 days ago
160.

Warren    

How much did MJ pay him in 2005 or how much is AEG paying him now or in the future?

486 days ago
161.

ultravioletrae    

All about the truth? This guy is all about the MONEY. How much more obvious can it be? He doesn't care who or what he has to destroy to get the $$$$, including his own son, who is going to have to live with this too. ANYTHING FOR MONEY.

486 days ago
162.

2cray4    

MONEY IS THIS AZZWIPE'S MOTIVATION

486 days ago
163.

Skinnycow    

Michael Jackson molested NO ONE.

People are just focusing on what Michael Jackson was like with how he acted and that apparently makes him a child molester.

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Why doesn't anyone look at these factors because none of it adds up.

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Michael Jackson was reported by his staff that he was heavily painkiller addicted. Ordinarily normal painkillers do not effect you so many people do not realize that Demerol, codeine and other drugs that contain Opiates with long term use causes a lack of sexual desire, libido drops through the ground and I don't know about Black men, but white men find it hard to have an erection and maintain one.
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So that's the first problem with that people say of him and using drugs.
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Child abusers - Do not just go straight in and abuse a child they form a connection, a trust, a bond before they proceed. So that causes timing problems. Wade only saw michael for a week at age 7 and his sister was with him the whole time, she slept in the bed, and the mother was also during the day playing with them around neverland. Wades Grandparents and father was also there. So did Michael magically reduce the grooming into 1 minute while Wades sister was in the toilet? Wade and his family went back to Australia after that week. It was Wades mother who seeked out Michael Jackson in the time they were in America not the other way around.
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Wades mother kept in contact with Michael Jackson. he said he went over there a couple a times a year until they moved in september 1991 (the month he turned 9) Michael Jackson was working on his Dangerous tour from June 1990 until October 1991. Then he was busy with the music videos, and then Rehersals for his tour and then on June 1992 went on tour until 1st january which is when he did the superbowl. So through 1989 - 1992

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Lets not forget that Jordan Chandler was also around at this time too and accused him of child molestation. Not forgetting that Michael was also spending time in chandlers homes also, AND there was Maccauley Caulkin there, Brett Barnes etc..

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So Michael Jackson not only talented in his dance and music and pioneering that industry,
He was also a master of being in two places at time,
He didn't need to groom any child which must have been daring!
He defied the odds as a painkiller addict and still maintained a very VERY OVER active labido to be able to chase these kids and do what they said.

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Oh and since wade said he was molested from age of 7 until 14, Michael Jackson must have been sneaking out after each of his concerts from europe to do it. He must have sneaked out of the rehab in europe to do it. He must have not wanted Lisa Marie Presley because he was married to her in may 1994. Wade was 12.
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It saddens me because at the cost of hating Michael Jackson, people actually loose their sensibilities and people like Chandlers father, Janet Arviso and wade laugh at you because you are gullable to believe them.
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well I think I'm just going to sit back and laugh with them. hatred can make you stupid :) people who hate another person lacks any commonsense and they loose the ability to judge properly.

486 days ago
164.

Pegasus    


Jury gets first glimpse of defense in Jackson case

May 18, 2013, 12:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:

THE CASE

Jackson's mother wants a jury to determine that the promoter of Jackson's planned comeback concerts didn't properly investigate Dr. Conrad Murray, who a criminal jury convicted of involuntary manslaughter for Jackson's June 2009 death. AEG's attorney says the case is about personal choice, namely Jackson's decision to have Murray serve as his doctor and give him doses of a powerful anesthetic as a sleep aid. Millions, possibly billions, of dollars are at stake.

WHAT HAPPENED

— Jurors heard from AEG Live's first two witnesses, a pair of choreographers who worked on Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" shows. Stacy Walker told the panel she never saw any signs Jackson was impaired or ill during rehearsals. Her colleague Travis Payne, who rehearsed one-on-one with Jackson, acknowledged he couldn't say how many times the pair actually rehearsed and said he was concerned the singer was under the influence of prescription medications in the weeks before his death.

— An AEG accounting executive testified about the budget for "This Is It," which was planning on paying Murray up to $1.5 million for the first few months of the shows. The former cardiologist was never paid because Jackson died before signing his contract.

WHAT THE JURY SAW

— Payne shift from a composed, sometimes-smiling witness to one who fought back tears toward the end of his day-and-a-half of testimony. His devotion to Jackson was evident from his wardrobe, which included a black blazer with an emblem stitched onto each sleeve containing the letters "MJ" and golden wings.

— Lots of courthouse hallways and downtown Los Angeles. Friday's session featured a four-hour lunch break due to witness availability issues. The trial's third week featured only three days of live testimony and the jury was kept waiting or sent out of the room numerous times while attorneys argued legal issues.

QUOTABLE MOMENTS

— "Sometimes in rehearsal, Michael would appear just a little loopy," Payne said of Jackson's demeanor after visiting his longtime dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein, who is not a party to the case.

— "I just never in a million years thought he would leave us, or pass away," choreographer Stacy Walker said of Jackson. Walker testified for AEG and said she never saw signs Jackson was under the influence of medications or was ill.

OUTSIDE THE COURTROOM

— A state attorney urged a court to reject an appeal by Jackson's former doctor, Conrad Murray, stating there were no legal errors by a trial judge and the physician's own attorneys failed to raise issues at the appropriate time. Murray has shown no remorse for playing "Russian roulette" with Jackson's life.

WHAT'S NEXT

— A corporate attorney for AEG Live will testify, reflecting a shift in the trial focus away from Jackson and toward a central issue in the case — whether Murray was hired by the concert promoter.

486 days ago
165.

AplMacLady    

@ wealldie, your comments only indicate that you haven't paid attention.

1.) the housekeeper lied and was paid by h@ wealldie, your comments only indicate that you haven't paid attention.

1.) the housekeeper lied and was paid by hard copy to tell this lie, of which was found out

2.) there is no possibility because the court do***ents indicate as such, including all the FBI files on MJ.

3.) MJ himself didn't pay the money out, the insurance company did. He wanted to go to trial

4.) civil cases do not preclude being able to testify in court, so why would Jordan Chandler's people go for money instead of a criminal trial?

5.) it's proven on tape by Jordan Chandler's father that it was extortion

The Arvizos also tried get money from other celebs by accusing them of things. Lots more. MJ is just an easy target.

Wade is a liar and I can tell by his body language too. Secondly, don't you think it's too convenient that this came about 2 days AFTER the AEG trial with AEG threatening that something "deep and dark" was going to come out? Use your head for a second.

2.) there is no possibility because the court do***ents indicate as such, including all the FBI files on MJ.

3.) MJ himself didn't pay the money out, the insurance company did. He wanted to go to trial

4.) civil cases do not preclude being able to testify in court, so why would Jordan Chandler's people go for money instead of a criminal trial?

5.) it's proven on tape by Jordan Chandler's father that it was extortion

The Arvizos also tried get money from other celebs by accusing them of things. Lots more. MJ is just an easy target.

Wade is a liar and I can tell by his body language too. Secondly, don't you think it's too convenient that this came about 2 days AFTER the AEG trial with AEG threatening that something "deep and dark" was going to come out? Use your head for a second.

485 days ago
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