Kieran Culkin has responded to the sexual abuse allegations made towards Michael Jackson within the ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary.
Kieran, 36, and his older brother Macaulay, 38, had been shut buddies of Michael once they had been youthful however Kieran says nothing he might say concerning the late King of Pop will assist both his alleged victims or these defending Michael.
He advised The Guardian newspaper: ”The solely factor I can say is that I am unable to actually say something and the explanation for that’s I am unable to be useful to anybody. To me, it looks as if there’s two sides to this factor and since I am unable to be useful on one facet or the opposite, something I say and something that will get put out in print might solely damage someone and there is already quite a lot of actually damage emotions. There are already lots of people who’re in a tough place and if I contribute in any method, it is simply going to harm somebody as a result of I am unable to truly assist.”
Wade Robson has alleged that he was sexually abused by Michael from the age of seven till 14, whereas James Safechuck claimed he was a sufferer from the age of 10 till he hit puberty and the Jackson property has denied all allegations made towards the singer.
Michael beforehand revealed he slept in the identical mattress as Kieran and Macaulay throughout sleepovers at his Neverland ranch.
In Martin Bashir’s 2003 interview with Jackson, the late singer mentioned: ”I slept in a mattress with many kids. I slept in a mattress with all of them when Macaulay Culkin was little. Kieran Culkin would sleep on this facet, Macaulay Culkin was on this facet. We all would simply jam within the mattress.”
And Macaulay has beforehand denied that Michael acted inappropriately with him.
He mentioned: ”It’s nearly simple to strive say it was ‘bizarre’ or no matter, however it wasn’t, as a result of it made sense. It’s considered one of my friendships that folks query, solely due to the truth that he was probably the most well-known individual on the planet.”