Tuesday marks 10 years since Michael Jackson's death

Lawrence Kim
June 25, 2019

His younger sister, Janet Jackson, however, remains an optimist about her brother's legacy, telling The Sunday Times that she isn't anxious.

"It just lets you know the impact that my family has had on the world", she explained.

She added: "I hope I'm not sounding arrogant in any way - I'm just stating what is".

The film - aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom - showed two men detailing horrific allegations of abuse against him, sparking huge controversy and debate around the world.

Jackson, who passed away of an accidental drug overdose in 2009 at age 50, has been making posthumous headlines due to the horrific allegations of child sexual abuse made by accusers James Safechuck and Wade Robson in HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland". "It's really all God's doing, and I'm just thankful for that".

Jackson was acquitted of abuse allegations in 2005 and always vehemently denied such allegations, and the estate and his family angrily refuted the men's claims when the documentary was released in March, noting the men had at one time been among Jackson's biggest defenders and one testified on his behalf at his criminal trial. Jackson's estate has called the accusations lies and filed a lawsuit against HBO.

Michael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity on Tuesday as fans make final preparations for gatherings to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death. She and her siblings have openly spoken about his harsh treatment of them as kids as he crafted them into superstars.

Considering Janet has become one of the most successful female solo acts of all time... yeah, we'd say it worked out for her! "They were my best friends". "Being together with my father in the end".

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