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MJ's Ex-Housekeeper

Key Witness in Wade's

Molestation Lawsuit

5/18/2013 12:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The Neverland housekeeper who graphically described seeing Wade Robson naked in a shower with Michael Jackson ... will play a huge role in whether Robson wins a cent from MJ's Estate in his new civil lawsuit, TMZ has learned.

Sources close to the case tell us Wade's lawyers are dissecting Blanca Francia's testimony during Jackson's 2005 molestation trial.

During the trial, Francia -- who worked at Neverland in the late '80s -- testified she witnessed Jackson showering naked with a 7 or 8-year-old Wade.

We obtained a transcript of the testimony in which Francia describes seeing Michael's underwear on the floor outside the shower, as well as Wade's child-sized neon green underwear.

She said she couldn't see what Michael was doing exactly because the shower door was fogged up, but said she heard him laughing.

Ultimately, Francia's testimony wasn't enough to sway the jury -- MJ was acquitted -- partly because Wade himself also testified, but insisted Michael never touched him.

TMZ broke the story ... Wade is planning to argue that MJ's companies -- MJJ Productions and MJJ Ventures -- had a duty to protect him because they were involved in recruiting him from Australia to work with Michael.

According to sources, Wade wants to use Blanca's testimony to show Michael abused him as a child. We're told Wade's lawyers are also trying to contact her to see if she will cooperate in the new case.

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76.

Master Po    

Guys just ignore humannature. They had a hard life growing up sleeping in beds with non family adults and trying to justify why its ok to touch children if you can dance.

Its obvious who ever raised them did a terrible job and we should feel sad for them. Sadly they must have been just as moronic and self centered to reproduce.

463 days ago
77.

dena2cents    

Why is he doing this now, why didn't he come forth before. I know Michael was a sicko don't put it past him but the timing of all this does seem off..?!?

463 days ago
78.

Gigi    

The more people/companies that he sues, the more convinced I am he is lying.

463 days ago
79.

Mel harrison    

I saw MJ a while ago holding a little boys hand during an interview. That was very weird. What adult does that? He even said sleeping in the bed with boys was enchanting wth! That man is dead but he was a child molester and weird as hell.

463 days ago
80.

Mel harrison    

The way people treat victims is terrible! No wonder they don't come forward right away. There is no reason why MJ should of been sleeping in the bed with little boys. Oh and lets not forget the "Jesus juice"!!!!!!! Smh however, I doubt that boy is going to see a penny from that estate. MJ is not even here to defend himself. How can they have a trial with a dead alleged pedophile suspect?

463 days ago
81.

pam    

Blanca Francia was ripped to shreds under cross examination. She originally told police and also under oath in a deposition that she never saw any inappropriate behavior at neverland and only saw one figure in the shower, but later changed her story when a tabloid came flashing big bucks..

463 days ago
82.

Meme Jones    

He was found not guilty. court of public opinion is not over and never will be. RIP MJ

463 days ago
83.

janet    

Doesn't matter who sues gets or doesn't get money. Jackson is going to be remembered for his child molestation charges, his molestation trial. That what the hell did you do to yourself mugshot. That's never going away.


Also what Jackson did to himself trying to bleach himself white, all the horrible plastic surgerys christ he didn't even have a nose left. Turning himself into a hardcore pharm junkie freak show. That's whats going to be remembered not his Thriller hey days. That's been long gone.


Sad. He was once upon kickass but that was many, many years ago.

463 days ago
84.

izilda    

Dirty Mind, which is too a man showering with a boy that does not mean that there was sexual abuse, but now surely this man wants money

463 days ago
85.

pam    

Here's an analysis of Blanca Francia's testimony:

http://michaeljacksonvindication2.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/summary-and-analysis-of-the-lies-of-michael-jacksons-former-maid-blanca-francia/

463 days ago
86.

justsayin    

Whether MJ molested him or not, what is MJ doing in the shower with a naked 7 year old? For decades, multiple ppl has been claiming MJ is a child molester. Where there is smoke, there is fire. But ppl didn't care about the victims as long as MJ kept making music. shameful

463 days ago
87.

Rudolf    

Michael was 100% vindicated in 2005. And rightfully so. Not only the 2003 case was on trial, they took in the 1993 one too. And neither gave any evidence that Michael did anything wrong. And yet... it destroyed his life.

As for Wade... maybe a good question would be why he was fired from Britney's tour in 2009. Was a drugtest involved? Just sayin'...

463 days ago
88.

RABID...Pray It Doesn't Happen To You.    

I Love The Way You Jacko's Wacko's
Defend The Little Pedo Ha Ha Ha,Brain
Washed Rabids Cant Handle The Truth
That There God Was A Child Molester
Deny-Deny-Deny-Deny-Deny-Deny.
You All Know Wacko Jacko Was Guilty
You Know It,I Know It & MJ Burning In
Hell Knows It.

463 days ago
89.

Cognitive_Shift    

MJ was a sick puppy. What a creep.

463 days ago
90.

Cognitive_Shift    

Who showers with children naked but does not abuse them?

463 days ago
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