Bryton James Defends Michael Jackson Against New Documentary's Allegations

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The Young and the Restless' Bryton James is coming to the defense of his friend, the late Michael Jackson. In a new documentary, Leaving Neverland, former choreographer Wade Robson accuses The King of Pop of sexually abusing him as a minor. Robson was a former artist under Jackson's MJJ records and was one half of the rapping duo Quo from 1993 to 1995. 

Robson testified at Jackson's 2005 sexual assault trial as an adult, and denied anything improper went on between him and Jackson. Jackson was later acquitted in the trial. In 2009 when Jackson died, Robson wrote a glowing tribute to the singer and maintained he never molested him. Three years after the gloved one's passing in 2012, Robson began shopping a book around accusing Jackson of molesting him. The book was never picked up by a publisher. Then in 2013, Robson filed a civil suit against Jackson's estate along with James Safechuck, who also accused Jackson of molesting him in the 1980s. The suit was tossed in 2017. 

The two men are the main accusers in the documentary, which only deals with their allegations. James hit back against the film and Robson on Twitter, surrounding an article by Forbes, breaking down the documentary by tweeting,