British Museum Removes Michael Jackson Statue Following ‘Leaving Neverland’ Abuse Allegations

Britain’s National Football Museum has removed a statue of Michael Jackson as the documentary “Leaving Neverland” continues to hit headlines.

The soccer venue, which had had the figurine on display since 2014, released a statement to explain its decision.

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The message read, according to CNN: “The National Football Museum has made a number of changes to its exhibitions and the objects on display over the last few months.

“As part of our ongoing plans to better represent the stories we want to tell, we have made a decision to remove the Michael Jackson statue from display.”

The statue was initially unveiled at Fulham Football Club’s Craven Cottage in 2011. The club’s then-owner Mohamed Al Fayed was friends with Jackson.

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The recently aired Jackson doc sees Wade Robson and James Safechuck explain how they were allegedly sexually abused by the singer as youngsters.

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