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Barbra Streisand apologises for her comments about Michael Jackson accusers

The singer was heavily criticised

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Barbra Streisand has apologised for her comments about Michael Jackson accusers, Wade Robson and James Safechuck.

The singer faced major backlash when she spoke out about the documentary, Leaving Neverland in which the two men detailed alleged accounts of sexual abuse by Michael.

In an interview with The London Times, Barbra said that she “absolutely” believed Wade and James, but when on to say: “Those children, as you heard say [the grown-up Robson and Safechuck], they were thrilled to be there. They both married and they both have children, so it didn’t kill them.”

The 76-year-old has since taken to social media to apologise for her comments.

 

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“I am profoundly sorry for any pain or misunderstanding I caused by not choosing my words more carefully about Michael Jackson and his victims, because the words as printed do not reflect my true feelings. I didn’t mean to dismiss the trauma these boys experienced in any way,” she began in a statement on Instagram.

“Like all survivors of sexual assault, they will have to carry this for the rest of their lives. I feel deep remorse and I hope that James and Wade know that I truly respect and admire them for speaking their truth.”

The Jackson family have denied all allegations against Michael.

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