Even death hasn’t brought peace for Michael Jackson. Nearly four years after the infamous singer passed away, choreographer Wade Robson is accusing the musician of molesting him when he visited Jackson’s home at Neverland Ranch as a child.
According to court documents obtiained by TMZ, Robson — who is now 30 years old and has worked with the likes of Britney Spears, Usher, and P!nk — is seeking money from Jackson’s estate for the sexual abuse he allegedly endured as a child. Robson met Jackson at the age of five and reportedly had several sleepovers at Neverland Ranch, which allegedly continued until he was 14 years old.
This accusation comes after Robson participated in Jackson’s 2005 molestation trial. During the trial, he denied that Jackson ever abused him. But TMZ reports that Jackson’s former housekeeper Blanca Francia testified during the case that she had seen Jackson in the shower with Robson when he was a eight or nine.
All of this also comes after Robson showed such extreme devotion to the late singer. In 2003, he choreographed a “Tribute to Michael Jackson” on his MTV show The Wade Robson Project. And according to Us magazine, after Jackson’s death, Robson also released a heartfelt statement. “Michael Jackson changed the world and, more personally, my life forever. He is the reason I dance, the reason I make music, and one of the main reasons I believe in the pure goodness of human kind,” Robson said. “He has been a close friend of mine for 20 years. His music, his movement, his personal words of inspiration and encouragement and his unconditional love will live inside of me forever. I will miss him immeasurably, but I know that he is now at peace and enchanting the heavens with a melody and a moonwalk.”
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