Leaving Neverland accuser alleges to have ‘married’ Michael Jackson when he was 10

Michael Jackson. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Michael Jackson. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Cape Town - 36-year-old James Safechuck alleges that he had a wedding ceremony with the late Michael Jackson when he was just 10-year-old and it was all revealed in the new HBO documentary Leaving Neverland.

According to Hollywood Reporter one of Leaving Neverland's most powerful moments comes about 90 minutes into part one of the documentary, when James recounts how Jackson used the his love of jewelry against him. This includes allegedly buying him a wedding ring to cement their commitment to one another. 

A visibly upset James can be seen holding the ring to the camera and other pieces of jewelry which he claims Jackson gave him as rewards for sex and said “I was really into jewelry at that time and he would reward me with jewelry for doing sexual acts on him. He would say I need to sell him some so I could earn the gift” 

The child actor and late king of pop met when he appeared with Jackson in a 80s Pepsi commercial acting the part of a young boy who sneaks into the singer's dressing room during a concert and eventually meets his idol, according to Daily Mail.

Radar online reports that James alleges that the abuse by the Thriller hitmaker started shortly afterwards leaving him feeling both guilty and manipulated.

“We were just like fully in love at that time. When I wasn’t with him, I was thinking of him”, further more the father of two said that, “It just feels like the greatest thing when he calls. He’d come over and we’d spend the day shopping or hang out, or he’d come over and he’d spend the night. Or we’d go to the Hideout in Westwood and spend a few nights there.”

James, who is now a computer programmer revealed in the Leaving Neverland documentary their hide out was an apartment owned by Jackson in Los Angeles where they were like a married couple, reports Radar Online.

“We did this in his bedroom and we filled out some vows like we would be bonded forever. It felt good. And the ring is nice. It has a row of diamonds. The wedding ring”, James said.

But now these claims by James also comes as shock because he previously denied any abuse from the late King of Pop when he was named a possible victim when he went to trail in 2005, reports Daily Mail.

But according to Daily Mail the former-actor changed his mind after becoming a father himself and undergoing intensive therapy.