Barbra Streisand is coping with criticism for expressing sympathy in path of late singer Michael Jackson, who’s accused of sexually abusing kids.
She instructed the Cases she believed allegations made inside the documentary Leaving Neverland nevertheless talked about “it didn’t kill” the alleged victims.
“Did you really say that?” the film’s director Dan Reed requested of Streisand in a tweet.
Jackson’s brothers deny the singer sexually abused kids.
Discovering Neverland choices testimony from two males, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who say they’ve been abused a complete bunch of cases by Michael Jackson, from the ages of seven and 10.
Requested whether or not or not she believed them, Streisand instructed the Cases “fully”.
She goes on to say: “His sexual needs have been his sexual needs, coming from irrespective of childhood he has or irrespective of DNA he has.
“You might say ‘molested’, nevertheless these kids, as you heard say [Robson and Safechuck], they’ve been thrilled to be there. They every married and they also every have kids, so it didn’t kill them.”
She talked about she felt harmful for every the children and Jackson, and that “I blame, I assume, the dad and mother, who would allow their kids to sleep with him”.
Her suggestions sparked a backlash on social media.
Some prospects though have been upset that Streisand talked about she believed the two males. Whatever the allegations some Michael Jackson followers have maintained his innocence.