Michael Jackson allegedly presented James Safechuck a row of diamonds during their "marriage."
Yesterday, the first instalment of the explosive documentary showcasing a few of Michael Jackson's accusers, Leaving Neverland, aired on HBO. As expected after its Sundance premiere, there is a lot to be said about it. There are some major claims being made after years of silence from James Safechuck and Wade Robson and in Neverland, the two men go into detail about what allegedly happened at MJ's famous estate. One of the most surprising claims made during the broadcast was Safechuck alleging that, at 10-years-old, Michael Jackson staged a marriage ceremony in his bedroom for the two of them, even presenting the boy with a diamond-filled wedding ring and a Rolex.
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"We did this in his bedroom and we filled out some vows like we would be bonded forever. It felt good," said Safechuck according to The Sun. James says that at the time, he was really into jewelry and that Jackson would try and bribe him with diamonds so that the boy would perform sexual acts on him. "We would go buy them at jewelry stores and we would pretend they were for someone else," said Safechuck. "Like for a female, but he would pretend like my small hand would fit for whatever female we were buying it for."
Safechuck previously claimed alongside Wade Robson that the nature of their relationship with Michael expanded over time. It started with touching and would gradually move on to masturbation and oral sex. The second part of Leaving Neverland airs tonight.