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Music video director who worked with Michael Jackson says he believes 'almost every word' of sex abuse allegations against the singer - and insists the King of Pop only has himself to blame if his legacy is in ruins

A music video director who worked with Michael Jackson has revealed he believes the two men who accuse the King of Pop of abusing them as children. 
Rudi Dolezal said he believed 'almost every word' of what Wade Robson and James Safechuck alleged in the documentary Leaving Neverland. 
Austrian producer Dolezal said he understood why the two accusers had changed their testimony, having previously said Jackson did not abuse them. 
Speaking to Page Six, he said Jackson alone was responsible if his reputation was 'destroyed' by the new allegations. 
Rudi Dolezal (pictured) said he believed 'almost every word' of what Wade Robson and James Safechuck alleged in the documentary Leaving Neverland
Austrian producer Dolezal said he understood why the two accusers had changed their testimony, having previously said Jackson (pictured) did not abuse them
Music video director Rudi Dolezal (left) said he believed 'almost every word' of the allegations against Michael Jackson (right), aired in the documentary Leaving Neverland
Dolezal, 61, said: 'I believe almost every word. It's brilliant work.
'If the Michael Jackson legend is destroyed by this, the person responsible is Michael Jackson - no one else.' 
Describing Jackson's treatment by his father, Dolezal said the singer had been forced to dance on a hot stovetop at the age of four to force him to move quickly. 
Dolezal was also the director of Freddie Mercury's last music video, These Are The Days of Our Lives, and is writing a book about the Queen frontman.  
Accuser Mr Safechuck was 10 years old when he met Jackson in 1986 on the set of a Pepsi advert.
He alleges that Jackson, who throughout his life denied any allegations of sexually abusing children, showered him with gifts while grooming both him and his family.
Mr Robson, an Australian, was five when he first met Jackson after winning a dance competition in Brisbane. He alleges similar abuse. 
Michael Jackson and Jimmy Safechuck
Michael Jackson and Wade Robson
Rudi Dolezal said he believed 'almost every word' of what James Safechuck (left) and Wade Robson (right, both pictured with Jackson) alleged in the documentary Leaving Neverland 

The response to the documentary has seen radio stations in New Zealand and Canada pulling Jackson songs from the airwaves. 
Jackson's family has compared the allegations to a 'public lynching' against the singer now that he is not able to defend himself.  
The family points out that Jackson was subjected to a thorough investigation which included a surprise raid of his home, the Neverland Ranch, but was still acquitted at his criminal trial in 2005, in a case involving another young man.
Mr Robson testified at that trial, saying he had slept in Jackson’s room many times, but that Jackson had never molested him.
Mr Safechuck made similar statements to investigators as a boy. Jackson died in 2009.
Both men filed lawsuits in 2013 saying stress and trauma had forced them to face the truth and admit they were sexually abused.  

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