Barbra Streisand Clarifies Michael Jackson Remarks After Backlash: ‘I Feel Nothing But Sympathy for Them’

Variety | 3/23/2019 | Erin Nyren
Coraav (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo: https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/rexfeatures_9243077i.jpg?w=700&h=393&crop=1

Barbra Streisand has released a statement clarifying remarks she made about the recent allegations of underage sexual abuse against Michael Jackson.

“To be crystal clear, there is no situation or circumstance where it is OK for the innocence of children to be taken advantage of by anyone,” the statement reads. “The stories these two young men shared were painful to hear, and I feel nothing but sympathy for them. The single most important role of being a parent is to protect their children. It’s clear that the parents of the two young men were also victimized and seduced by fame and fantasy.”

Streisand - Comments - Times - UK - July

Streisand had made comments to the Times in the U.K. ahead of her July concert at London’s Hyde Park, saying that she...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Variety
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!