Wednesday night saw the first part of Leaving Neverland, the controversial HBO/Channel 4 documentary about Michael Jackson. The second part will air on Thursday night.
In the film, Wade Robson and James Safechuck describe in graphic detail how they were sexually abused by Jackson as young boys at his “Neverland” ranch.
Here are eight of the darkest revelations from what Jane Mulkerrins’s Telegraph review called a “decisive and damning” documentary.
1. Jackson introduced the boys to masturbation
Safechuck recalls his first trip to Paris with Jackson, when he was ten years old. “He set it up like, ‘I’m going to show you something everybody does, and you’ll really enjoy it.’ It was like he was teaching…