Leaving Neverland: Paris Jackson Tweets About 'Tabloids And Lies' Following Documentary's Release
In a now-deleted tweet, Paris Jackson responded to reports that she was concerned about her own career being affected by 'Leaving Neverland'.
People reported that Paris' first tweet addressing the doco said:
“I actually haven’t made any statements yet, especially regarding how it affects my work life. you guys are reaching a bit. At least this wasn’t a disgusting and attacking article though”
From there, Paris went on to write that people take her life "more seriously" than she does, advising people to respond to "injustices" by remaining calm.
"Smoke some weed n think about the bigger picture," she added.
Leaving Neverland -- the two-part documentary which will air on 10 tonight and tomorrow and is streaming now on 10 Play -- follows the stories of Wade Robson and James Safechuck, two men now in their 30s, who at ages seven and 10 respectively, had close friendships with Jackson that they claim turned into sexual abuse.
The estate of Michael Jackson has denied all allegations, calling the documentary a "tabloid character assassination", and is now suing HBO for $100 million.
While Paris didn't directly mention the film, she did respond to a fan who tweeted that Jackson's legacy was "ruined and his name smeared forever", seemingly referring to the documentary as "tabloids and lies" while making a point about focusing on "love and peace".
Telling the fan to "relax and have peace", Paris dismissed her late father's detractors, asking: "do you really think that it's possible to tear his name down? Like do you truly believe they stand a chance?"
She went on to agree with one fan who wrote of the media's desire to "get a reaction" who hoped that if fans who believe in the late singer's innocence showed that they weren't "bothered", "they'd get bored and mellow out with their fairytales".
"If everyone reacted this way towards articles, they'd stop making lies and start writing actual news," wrote Paris.
Leaving Neverland will air across two nights on Network 10. You can watch part one from 8.30pm Friday 8 March, and part two from 8.30pm Saturday 9 March. Leaving Neverland is streaming now on 10 play.Feature image: Getty Images
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