After destroying everyone’s memory of Michael Jackson, the director of the scandalous documentary “Leaving Neverland,” Dan Reed, has come forward to admit that the dates used in his film by one of the alleged abuse victims, James Safechuck, were “wrong.” When it was brought to the attention of Reed by Michael Jackson biographer that the train station at Neverland Ranch was not built until 1994, the documentary director had to admit that he was wrong and backtrack on some of the claims he made in the movie.
James Safechuck, empowered by the camera in Reed’s movie, claimed that Michael Jackson sexually assaulted and abused him many times from 1988 to 1992 oftentimes molesting him in a room inside the Neverland train station.
However, biographer Mike Smallcombe tweeted the Santa Barbara County construction permit that gave Michael Jackson approval to build the train station in September 1993. That was a full year after Safechuck claimed he had stopped being abused by the superstar performer.
When Smallcombe came forward with the hard evidence, nullifying some of Safechuck’s testimony against Jackson, Reed tweeted:
“Yeah, there seems to be no doubt about the station date. The date they have wrong is the end of the abuse.”
Although Reed tries to defend his movie, things are falling apart for him. He’s like a captain on a sinking ship eager to use anything, yarn, twine, scotch tape, to hold the boat together.
Safechuck has made it very clear throughout both the documentary and legal court documents that the sexual abuse had a very clear end-date, which was in 1992.
Because Smallcombe knows so much about Jackson, he slams Reed for trying to change the alleged victim’s timeline.
“So Dan Reed is now saying because the story has been debunked, suddenly the end of Safechuck’s abuse was when he was 16/17 rather than 14. It’s a three-year discrepancy. Just hold your hands up. Don’t change the story. This is what happens when you don’t investigate properly.”
Smallcombe, who is a meticulous researcher, conducted an into with Mirror and told the news agency that Dan Reed’s response to the evidence was “embarrassing.”
“Firstly, I’m shocked that he’s spoken on Safechuck’s behalf. And secondly, it’s embarrassing that he feels he has to now change the narrative of the film, which is that the alleged abuse stopped in 1992, all because part of it has been disproved.”
Michael Jackson and Wade Robson in “Leaving Neverland.” (HBO)
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Not only did Smallcombe debunk the Australian accuser’s lie about being molested in the non-existent train station, but he also found evidence to throw fellow Jackson accuser Wade Robson’s claims that Jackson molested him during a family trip to the Grand Canyon back in 1990.
Wade claimed his family left him alone at Jackson’s ranch in California. But in 1993, both Robson and his mother defended Jackson after 13-year-old Jordan Chandler came forward accusing Jackson of sexual misconduct.
“His mother, Joy Robson, testified under oath in a deposition in 1993/1994 in relation to the Jordie Chandler case that Wade had actually gone with them on that trip to the Grand Canyon before the entire family returned to Neverland for the second time the following weekend. Joy Robson had no reason to lie about this. She openly admitted that Wade stayed with Jackson alone on other occasions.”
What do you think about how the details of Dan Reed’s documentary keep unraveling?