Michael Jackson hits banned by Fix Radio boss

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The Thriller singer faced allegations from the Leaving Neverland documentary that he groomed young children, even carrying out a fake wedding ceremony with a ten-year-old boy. However, MJ's daughter Paris, believes her late father is innocent.

Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson and Me was broadcast on Channel 4 earlier this week, with claims that the singer had abused two men "hundreds of times" between the ages of 7 and 10.

"In light of what is happening at the moment, SmoothFM is not now playing any Michael Jackson songs", a statement by one radio station read.

TUKO.co.ke understands Australian radio network, ARN, is keeping a close eye on how the public will react to the pop star's music after the documentary has been broadcast.

The two companies between them dominate commercial radio. Radio stations may decide to play less from the Jackson catalog.


However, RTÉ Radio said Jackson's music has not been banned.

Whilst the two men recalled how they met Jackson and what happened in the months that followed, the programme also included interviews with members of Safechuck and Robson's family.

In another tweet, Paris added: "Y'all take my life more seriously than I do". The second part will air on Thursday night.

The Jackson estate, which has repeatedly denied the charges, has since brought a $100 million lawsuit against HBO.

Some also claimed that the reaction to Leaving Neverland shows that victim-shaming is still a big problem.


"Ten years after his passing, there are still those out to profit from his enormous worldwide success and take advantage of his eccentricities", the suit claimed.

The result could be a negative impact on sales and uses of Jackson's music as well as related merchandise and events.

It has been eight years since the untimely death of Michael Jackson.

The BBC has clarified that they do not ban artists and Jackson could be played on BBC Radio.

"We prefer to observe the situation by removing the songs from our stations, for the time being".


However, Leaving Neverland's director Dan Reed defended Jackson's accusers when he told Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain recently that he didn't think Robson and Safechuck were after money.

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