Simpsons writer believes Michael Jackson used his cameo episode to groom boys

Lawrence Kim
March 14, 2019

Now, in a recent interview with The Daily Beast, showrunner Al Jean has opened up about the decision to remove the episode, as well as revealing a dark theory that Jackson used his episode to "groom boys". The episode has been removed from future airings.

"What saddens me is, if you watch that documentary-which I did, and several of us here did-and you watch that episode, honestly, it looks like the episode was used by Michael Jackson for something other than what we'd intended it".

"It wasn't just a comedy to him". "I don't believe in going through and making judgments on every guest star and saying 'this one was bad, that one was bad, ' but the episode itself has a false goal, and that's what I object to about it now". "It's from the heart, on our part, and I think Jim [Brooks] put it really well. And that makes me very, very sad", Jean concluded.

Al Jean and Mike Reiss, the two creators behind the 1991 episode "Stark Raving Dad", say after viewing the Leaving Neverland documentary and reviewing that particular show, they both believe now that the late pop star had an ulterior motive in agreeing to do the part, according to The Daily Beast. Homer Simpson ended up taking Leon home to help son Bart celebrate daughter Lisa's birthday.

Michael Jackson did the voice over in the episode "Stark Raving Dad". "I don't believe in going through and making judgements on every guest star and saying "this one was bad, that one was bad", but the episode itself has a false objective, and that's what I object to about it now". In this particular episode, the legend lent his voice to a character.

There has been worldwide controversy following the release of Dan Reed-directed documentary Leaving Neverland.

After weathering numerous allegations of child sexual abuse before his death in 2009, Jackson's legacy as one of the greatest pop stars of all time has been badly damaged in the wake of the documentary, despite his estate, relatives and hardcore fans making vociferous denials of any wrongdoing. The film features James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who make a string of allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse against the Beat It singer, which reportedly took place when they were young boys. "Relax and have peace".

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