Oprah Winfrey is expected to interview two men who claim that Michael Jackson sexually assaulted them at her famed Neverland Ranch.
This one – hour interview, broadcast in front of a live audience, will be aired after the second and final episode of HBO 's upcoming documentary, "Leaving Neverland," which chronicles the experiences of Jackson' s accusers Wade Robson and James Safechuck.
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The documentary has been the subject of controversy since its premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Jackson's film ridiculed the film as a "tabloid assassination" and denounced Robson and Safechuck as "opportunists".
And although Jackson's estate has opened a $ 100 million lawsuit against HBO and its parent company, Time Warner, the network insists the two-part documentary will air on March 3 and 4, according to the Hollywood Reporter. .
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The controversy and ensuing legal battle comes as Jackson's Neverland Ranch is put back on the market – though, about half the price of its previous $ 67 million listing, the Wall said. Street Journal. Located in Los Olivos, California, the ranch officially closed in 2006 before entering the market in 2015 under the new name "Sycamore Valley Ranch" for $ 100 million.
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But in the absence of takers, the 22,700-acre property remained in place for two years before its price was reduced to $ 67 million in 2017. The former home of King of Pop is now again on the market, for only $ 31 million, or nearly $ 70 million less. its original asking price.