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On Monday, Oprah Winfrey interviewed Robson and Safechuck, after the second part of the documentary aired on HBO. Others held signs that read "Michael Jackson Innocent" and "More records than any other artist, son, husband, father".

As USA Today reports, the French-language stations CKOI and Rythme and the English-language The Beat pulled his music from rotation following listener reaction to the documentary.

The two-part film, which was released on Sunday, follows Wade Robson and James Safechuck who accuse the pop star of sexually abusing them over a period of several years when they were children. Dean Buchanan, group director of entertainment at broadcaster NZME said: "NZME station playlists change from week to week and right now Michael Jackson does not feature on them". The film highlights allegations of child molestation against the singer, and now, radio stations around the world are deciding that they don't want anything to do with Jackson's music anymore.

Three major Canadian Cogeco-owned radio stations and smaller market stations have already pulled Jackson's music from their airwaves.

James Safechuck and Michael Jackson
James Safechuck and Michael Jackson

Sources close to the actress, 20, told TMZ that she won't watch the Michael Jackson documentary, which they said could also scupper her fledging career in Hollywood. It details the abuse allegations of two men who had previously denied Jackson molested them and actually supported him to authorities.

The 53-page complaint, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims HBO was violating a "non-disparagement" agreement by airing Leaving Neverland.

The decisions not to play Jackson's music will no doubt further tarnish his brand and could result in a loss of royalties.


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