Choreographer accuses Jackson of sexual abuse
TORONTO — Four years following his death, a new allegation of molestation has been made against Michael Jackson.
According to TMZ, choreographer Wade Robson, 30, has appealed to a judge to allow him to file a late creditor’s claim against the pop star’s estate, claiming “childhood sexual abuse.”
Robson has worked with artists like Usher and Britney Spears and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance.
At Jackson’s 2005 molestation trial, Robson testified that although the singer kissed him on the cheek and slept in the same bed, he never sexually abused him.
Jackson’s former housekeeper testified she saw Jackson in the shower with Robson.
Lawyer Tom Mesereau, who defended Jackson in 2005, told TMZ that Robson’s allegation “must be just about money.”
A lawyer for Jackson’s estate also dismissed the claim.
“Mr. Robson’s claim is outrageous and pathetic,” Howard Weitzman told TMZ. “This is a young man who has testified at least twice under oath over the past 20 years and said in numerous interviews that Michael Jackson never did anything inappropriate to him or with him.
“Now, nearly four years after Michael has passed, this sad and less than credible claim has been made.”
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