Whereas many followers have been delighted about Donald Jr.’s Michael Jackson anecdote, many on-line could not assist however deliver up the kid sexual abuse allegations in opposition to Michael Jackson. One commenter wrote, “Very odd factor to speak about. Heh, I used to be mates with an accused baby molester.” Another said, “Does he not understand that that is NOT an excellent topic?” These feedback might have been fueled by Trump Jr.’s assertion in his guide “Triggered,” which stated, “The current revelations about Jackson got here as a shock to me. My expertise with Michael doesn’t embrace any of what he is been accused of.”
In fact, Donald Jr. is not alone in his opinions on Jackson. Different members of the Trump household have expressed optimistic sentiments concerning the singer. Ivana Trump, former spouse of Donald Trump, even talked about in her memoir, “Elevating Trump,” that the pop star had an “open invitation” for “play dates” at any time. The guide, which additionally gave a peek inside Ivana Trump’s relationship along with her kids throughout her last years, detailed how he would spend “hours and hours” with their kids. She additionally acknowledged in her memoir that she rejected the claims that Jackson harm anybody and famous that he was by no means with their kids with out nannies current.
Donald Trump himself even acknowledged in a 2016 interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN that Michael Jackson was his good pal. These feedback predate the discharge of the 2019 documentary movie “Leaving Neverland,” which revisited previous baby abuse allegations in opposition to Michael Jackson and launched a brand new one.