Macaulay Culkin insists that Michael Jackson did “nothing” to him or anyone else in his first interview since the allegations of sexual abuse in the Leaving Neverland documentary and still calls him a friend
- Macaulay Culkin said: ‘No, I have never seen anything; he never did anything ‘when asked about Michael Jackson’s claims of abuse
- Culkin was friends with Jackson during his days as a child actor and spent time at his Neverland Ranch just as accusers Wade Robson and James Safechuck
- Culkin said, “If I had something to talk about, I’d do it all over”
- He told Esquire that James Franco asked him about the Leaving Neverland documentary and he replied, “Do you want to talk about your deceased friend?”
- Culkin saw Jackson for the last time in his trial in 2005, where he was accused of harassing a 13-year-old boy who had cancer
- He said Jackson looked empty, but he joked: “We better not talk. I don’t want to influence your testimony ‘
Macaulay Culkin defended Michael Jackson for the first time since he claims sexual abuse of children against him in Leaving Neverland and said the deceased singer “never did anything.”
Culkin was friends with Jackson during his days as a child actor and the Home Alone star spent time at his Neverland Ranch, where Wade Robson and James Safechuck claimed some incidents had occurred.
But Culkin, who was 22 years younger than Jackson, says he has not seen any abuse.
‘Look. I start with the line – it’s not a line, it’s the truth: he never did anything to me. I’ve never seen him do anything. And especially at this time I had no reason to withhold anything, “Macaulay said squire.
Macaulay Culkin told Esquire about Michael Jackson abuse claims: “No, I have never seen anything; he never did anything
Macaulay Culkin and Michael Jackson were shown together in Bermuda in 1991. He said they had a band because they both had fathers who forced fame on them
Jackson died in 2009 and was accused of sexual abuse of children before and after his death.
The 2019 docu series came out after the # MeToo movement was picked up and stories that were previously partially heard aroused more interest.
Culkin explained his decision to tackle the claims now, in the interview for the men’s lifestyle magazine of February 18.
Culkin explained his decision to tackle the claims now, in the interview for Esquire on February 18
“The man died. If there is anything – I’m not going to say it would be stylish or something like that, but now is a good time to say something, “he said. “And if I had something to talk about, I’d do it all over. But no, I have never seen anything; he never did anything. “
Culkin further seemed to explain why he had not been vocal in his defense of Jackson before when he revealed that he had once closed James Franco because he asked about it.
“Here’s a good Michael Jackson story that doesn’t involve Michael Jackson at all: I ran into James Franco on a plane. I had met him two or three times in the course of the years. I nod a little while we put our bags over our heads. Hey how are you? Okay, how are you? “Culkin started.
“And it was just after the Leaving Neverland documentary was released and he said,” So that documentary! ” And that was all he said. I was like “Uh-huh.” Silence.
“So he says,” What do you think about it? ” And I turned to him and I said, “Do you want to talk about your dead friend?” And he went sheepishly: “No, I don’t do that.” So I said, “Cool man, it was nice to see you.” “
He doubled up and said to Esquire: “I would have no reason to withhold anything”
Culkin said, “If I had something to talk about, I’d do it all over”
Culkin says that James Franco (left) asked him about the Leaving Neverland documentary in which Wade Robson (photo right) and James Safechuck claimed that they had been abused
In 2005, Culkin testified on behalf of the executor who was on trial for stunning and molesting a 13-year-old boy who had cancer. Jackson was then 46 and Culkin was 24.
Culkin said that after using the facilities, Jackson joked with him: “We better not talk. I don’t want to influence your testimony. “
He said the star seemed exhausted and exhausted, they hugged and laughed, and that was the last time they saw each other.
Jackson was acquitted.
Culkin explained that they had had a bond when he was a child during joke talks, and he believes they got along so well because they both had fathers who imposed fame.
Culkin beat Franco back about the documentary (Robson is shown). He said to him: “Do you want to talk about your deceased friend?” and Franco went sheepishly: “No, I don’t do that”. ‘Accusers Robson (left) and Safechuck (right) are shown