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Old 01-31-2010, 02:33 PM
 
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The one question I cant get past is what parent is going to accept money instead of having the person that sexually abused your child sent to jail? I dont know anyone that would sell their childs innocence for cash and not go after the person to be charged criminally
you'd be surprised... Money has a way of changing individuals priorities..
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Old 01-31-2010, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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Not going to get into the children part but as far as the drug part. I would compare that to Rush. Micheal was suppose to be in a lot of pain from the burn on his head and something that happened to his back. He like many people got addicted to the pain killers and such. Not making an excuse but its not like he was out doing herion or coke. He started when the pain of the burn happened. That can happen to anyone really
sorry not the same by anymeans. Michael Jackson was down right weird!!!

Nita
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Old 01-31-2010, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Don't assume the reason that this father committed suicide has anything to do with Michael Jackson. I am supposing you are wanting people to jump on board with you with comments like, "oh, he probably felt guilty about what he did to MJ on the heels of his death..." WHO REALLY KNOWS WHY THIS MAN COMMITTED SUICIDE??? Do you think it could possibly have anything to do with the guilt he may deal with over not protecting his son from a child molester??
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16 years after the alleged molestation, but less than 5 months after the drug overdose death of the accused? Sounds like a pretty freaky coincidence if that's the case.

I never take any pleasure in hearing about anyone committing suicide--no matter what. People can always turn their lives around if they let themselves have the chance. But during his life, this guy was a scumbag. If Jackson was innocent, Evan Chandler was a blackmailer and extortionist. If Jackson actually did something he shouldn't have done, Chandler was still acting as a blackmailer and extortionist, not as any kind of concerned parent.
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Old 01-31-2010, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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What, no sympathy for the victim?
That's a GREAT point.
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Old 01-31-2010, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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I hear what your saying here, makes one wonder, does it now.
I was thinking OJ when I first commented! It is amazing what money can get you into and out of!
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Old 01-31-2010, 05:00 PM
 
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16 years after the alleged molestation, but less than 5 months after the drug overdose death of the accused? Sounds like a pretty freaky coincidence if that's the case.

I never take any pleasure in hearing about anyone committing suicide--no matter what. People can always turn their lives around if they let themselves have the chance. But during his life, this guy was a scumbag.

If Jackson was innocent, Evan Chandler was a blackmailer and extortionist. If Jackson actually did something he shouldn't have done, Chandler was still acting as a blackmailer and extortionist, not as any kind of concerned parent.
I agree. It was all about money.
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Old 01-31-2010, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Hawaii
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MJ was cleared of the charges.

He had been threatened with suit previously and paid to avoid the scandal, but when he said enough, come and get me, it couldn't be proved.

Money does something wicked to certain people and they do things in the name of their kids they wouldn't normally do.

If I believed for one minute that someone had molested one of my children "NO" "NO" "NO" amount of money could make me not have them charged criminally.

In the best interest of the child.
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:27 AM
 
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Don't assume the reason that this father committed suicide has anything to do with Michael Jackson. I am supposing you are wanting people to jump on board with you with comments like, "oh, he probably felt guilty about what he did to MJ on the heels of his death..." WHO REALLY KNOWS WHY THIS MAN COMMITTED SUICIDE??? Do you think it could possibly have anything to do with the guilt he may deal with over not protecting his son from a child molester??
As far as his son "not doing too well these days"...perhaps he is severely messed up because he was allowed to spend time with MJ and, consequently, his life was changed (not for the better) forever.
I am so tired of people continuing to make MJ out to be the victim. He was a child molester, and he got off because of his money & rep. Do you think any other person without his credentials and money would've walked in the face of those accusations??
Fact: The mother has a history of suing people with a rep and dollars and using her disabled son.
Fact: There was no evidence that could be proven during the proceedings.
Fact: The parents were willing to take the money instead of putting MJ away.
Opinion of many who know of the case...Why did the parents take the money if their son was SUPPOSEDLY "severely messed" as you put it. I and like many have suggested, taken that money maybe put some aside for education for my son's future and whatever "therapy" he would have needed and used the rest to help children who have been abused.
This was brought up many times and the parents had no answer.
Again, the mother has a "history" of this action. Do you understand now???
Present your facts...then I may see your view of the situation.
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:36 AM
 
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Don't assume the reason that this father committed suicide has anything to do with Michael Jackson. I am supposing you are wanting people to jump on board with you with comments like, "oh, he probably felt guilty about what he did to MJ on the heels of his death..." WHO REALLY KNOWS WHY THIS MAN COMMITTED SUICIDE??? Do you think it could possibly have anything to do with the guilt he may deal with over not protecting his son from a child molester??
As far as his son "not doing too well these days"...perhaps he is severely messed up because he was allowed to spend time with MJ and, consequently, his life was changed (not for the better) forever.
I am so tired of people continuing to make MJ out to be the victim. He was a child molester, and he got off because of his money & rep. Do you think any other person without his credentials and money would've walked in the face of those accusations??
Oh, I left out you question of "Any other accusor walking in the face of those allegations?
Fact: If they have money, YES
Fact: If they did not have money, NO
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:42 AM
 
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mjdm, no reason has been given for the father's suicide AFAIK; as jksevers said, "WHO REALLY KNOWS WHY THIS MAN COMMITTED SUICIDE???"
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