Although the museum did not explicitly connect the statue's removal to allegations against the singer, the fallout from "Leaving Neverland" has led to some fans boycotting the singer and has prompted radio stations in Canada and New Zealand to stop playing his music.
In a statement, one New Zealand radio station, MediaWorks, said, "Michael Jackson isn't now on any MediaWorks Radio stations' playlists". 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.
According to Vanity Fair, major USA radio stations do not appear to have stopped playing Jackson's songs. Jackson's estate has pushed back against the film, calling it a "public lynching," and is suing HBO, which shares a parent company with CNN, Warner Media.
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Here's what you need to know as the Michael Jackson accuser opens up on his relationship with the late singer. Two radio stations that broadcast to over half of the country have removed the music now. The grooming and manipulation of young boys described in Leaving Neverland is so meticulously planned and the abuse alleged so repugnant, "cancelling Jackson" may be more of a gut reaction than a moral, intellectual choice.
The documentary, Leaving Neverland features interviews with Wade Robson and James Safechuck who claim to have been sexually abused by Jackson when they were seven and eight respectively. The two claim MJ molested each of them on the "Neverland Ranch" and they go on to describe a number of specific encounters in very chilling detail.
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Part one of the film drew 1.3m, according to USA measurement body Nielsen, making it the third most-watched doc in the last 10 years for the channel, behind Alex Gibney's Scientology film Going Clear and the Prison of Belief (1.7m) and Carrie Fisher doc Bright Lights (1.6m).
"And decisions on what we play on different networks are always made with relevant audiences and context in mind".
Robson has claimed he was pressured to lie in court at Jacksons 2005 child abuse trial where he denied any knowledge of abuse.
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