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Michael Jackson

MJ Estate Slams New Molestation Claim

5/13/2014 5:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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10:00 A.M. PDT -- Howard Weitzman -- attorney for Jackson's estate -- tells TMZ Safechuck has denied many times over the past 25 years that Michael ever did anything inappropriate to him ... but is "now demanding money from Michael's Estate by claiming he suddenly recalls life differently."  Weitzman says Michael is no longer able to defend himself, but "we believe these false and scurrilous allegations will not prevail."
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A new sexual molestation claim has been filed against the estate of Michael Jackson by a man who claims the singer sexually abused him from the time he was 10 until he was around 15 ... this according to a new report. 

This latest claim was added on to the lawsuit filed by Wade Robson last year, so says The Daily Beast. The filing is sealed, but the site reports the claims are being made by James Safechuck, who appeared as a child alongside Jackson in a 1987 commercial for Pepsi (see below). 

According to the report, Safechuck had long denied being sexually abused by Jackson, but decided to come forward after Robson made his claims public.

There were rumors about Jackson's relationship with Safechuck in the late 80s ... the singer was often seen with the young boy following their commercial together ... including the opening performance of "The Phantom of the Opera" with Liza Minnelli (see above).

The Estate has already objected to Robson's claim because it was both suspicious and filed too late.

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76.

Ana    

Technically, since everything is sealed away at the moment, Diane Dimond hasn't seen any of the actual court do***entation. This allegation is solely based on one of her 'sources'. At this point in time, we should not make any judgments, since sites propagating this story are just referring to her article on the Daily Beast

110 days ago
77.

sunflower    

I like Liza, and she should have known and distance herself from that Pedo. Liza, must be drunk all those time not seeing that. well what can you say, she married that Michael Guess guy. Is that his name?

110 days ago
78.

Ana    

TMZ,why you goes so low...i though you guys have some taste....but NO,you actually read that psyho-bitch Diana Diamond who ****ed Jackie Jackson when she was 18 . She was Jackson's 5 groupie.

110 days ago
79.

Ana    

DELETE this "news" from headlines? This bitch DD made this in her sick-pedophille head. Diana Diamond,DO YOU BELIVE IN GOD ?

110 days ago
80.

Ana    

Nooooooooooooo....delete this "news" TMZ.....delete.....this only come from sick head -Diana Diamond...she wrote that. It's not true....delete this. Ignore this woman.....she wrote that becouse of album! DELETEEEEE !

110 days ago
81.

Ana    

Why you read Diana Diamond's text.....it's lie....She is the ONLY ONE who wrote that....That man didn't sue estate....i really though that everybody ignore Diana...but TMZ still pay attention to that MJ-obssesed-woman. But.....karma is a bitch....ask that bitch from Vanity Fair.....some airoplane doesn't fly well ...hehehehe.....bitch!

110 days ago
82.

Michel    

Oh ofcourse, old songs have just been released in [actually amazing] new versions so there's money coming in at the estate which suddenly clears the man's memory... Yeah right.

110 days ago
83.

bitchslap    

Child molesting piece of ****.

110 days ago
84.

bitchslap    

I bet if he were still alive and kissed a little boy on the mouth on national television most of the world wouldn't see anything wrong with that either. What a sick twisted time we live in.

110 days ago
85.

pauline    

lmao why is it that everytime MJ is back in the news or has a new album coming out, another "victim" decides to come foward? and why does it always involve money? Am i the only one who's noticing this pattern?

110 days ago
86.

oh really     

You know , I think MJ hit on me just last week,how can I get in on this thing..I want to be part of the one percent , that never has to work a day again too

110 days ago
87.

Grobzugig    

Safechuck enjoyed every second of it.

110 days ago
88.

cindy    

Isn't there a statute of limitations on filing for stuff like that?

110 days ago
89.

franklyspeaking    

Where were his pimpin parents? They should be sued for allowing them to be alone!!!!!!

110 days ago
90.

JS    

"now demanding money from Michael's Estate by claiming he suddenly recalls life differently" I'm in tears Lmaoooo people are are so damn stupid

110 days ago
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