Michael Jackson's Mother Believes One Of The Singer's Accusers Is 'Lying Through His Teeth'
Katherine Jackson thinks both men are after the musician's wealth.
Katherine Jackson believes her son's accusers are lying about their encounters with the King of Pop.
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In an explosive interview with 60 Minutes Australia, the Jackson matriarch opened up about raising Michael Jackon's children and the multiple child molestation accusations marring his legacy.
It has been a decade since the world lost the "Thriller" artist. He left behind three children, Prince, Paris and Blanket, who look to Jackson as their primary parental figure.
"Today it's a little more difficult than it was in the day I raised my kids, a little more harder, because the world changed a lot," she said. "It's fine."
The 83-year-old spent a few moments discussing the fallout stemming from this year's Leaving Neverland.
"It was hard on me because I knew all the time that Michael didn't do it," she told 60 Minutes. "I had no doubt. I know he didn't do it ... both families lied."
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She said both accusers, James Safechuck and Wade Robson, are after the singer's estate. Both men accused the legend of inappropriately touching them when they were children."Wade Robson is lying through his teeth and he knows it. And anybody can say it that knows it, knows Michael," she said. "Wade knows better. Wade just wants money."
Since the release of the controversial HBO documentary, radio stations pulled Michael Jackson's music and major artists have distanced themselves from him.
The interview is in its entirety below: