'Simpsons' producers pull iconic Michael Jackson episode

'Simpsons' producers pull iconic Michael Jackson episode

The show's executive producer James L. Brooks told the Wall Street Journal he would pull the episode from circulation, after he viewed HBO's Leaving Neverland.

Executive producer James L. Brooks, creator Matt Groening and showrunner Al Jean have chose to remove the episode from streaming platforms, networks reruns, and forthcoming physical copies such as box sets. The 1991 The Simpsons Michael Jackson episode "Stark Raving Dad" was considered a landmark achievement for the show as it cemented its place as a staple of the American comedy scene.

She claimed the abuse from Joe Jackson was sexual towards her as well as her eldest sister Rebbie Jackson, who left home at 16 to escape him.

Robson, who met Jackson when he was 5, and Safechuck, who filmed a commercial with Jackson around his ninth birthday, say that for years the singer invited them to his homes and molested them.

Executive producers of the long-running animated series have made a decision to remove the episode, which features the voice of the popstar, from syndication and streaming services in the US.

This week, Andre used a column in new! magazine to defend the singer, who is also accused of sexual abuse by another man in the documentary, James Safechuck.

BBC Radio 2 banned Michael Jackson's songs and also three music stations in Canada have confirmed they have stopped playing his songs.

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The allegations re-stirred Jackson's controversy over the alleged abuse of boys.

Mr. Brooks, 78, said the episode is being pulled on account of allegations included in "Leaving Neverland", a two-part documentary that aired on HBO over the weekend.

The clip has resurfaced online after the controversial "Leaving Neverland" documentary aired on Channel 4 earlier this week. We must allow them to speak.

Therefore, Paris slammed users thinking they know how she feels about Leaving Neverland.

"The documentary gave evidence of monstrous behavior", Brooks said.

He said the "Simpsons" producers are taking steps to remove the episode from all platforms, including on television, streaming services, and Blu-ray/DVD boxed sets. "But this is our book, and we're allowed to take out a chapter", he said.

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