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Wendy Williams Defends Micheal Jackson Against 'Leaving Neverland' Allegations

"Michael is not innocent, but..." -Wendy Williams

Leaving Neverland, a documentary which highlights the alleged child abuse Michael Jackson bestowed upon two victims has left fans, supporters, and fellow celebrities on opposite sides of a fence. Now Wendy Williams is weighing in.

The talk-show host offered her opinions on the four-hour documentary denouncing all claims made by James Safechuck and Wade Robson.

When introducing the "Hot Topic" to audience members, Williams didn't bite her tongue. “I do believe a shower in the nude. I don’t believe there was any sexual touching, I do believe sleepovers in the same bed. I do believe that if mother nature takes its course you get a hard penis. I don’t believe touching and I don’t believe sex.”

Jackson is currently accused of engaging in sexual relations with adolescent boys as young as 7-years-old. However, the former radio host sees these revived accusations as a ploy for an ulterior motive.

"I do believe that this is a money grab for the families."

The two-part documentary made its debut on HBO Sunday (March .3) after premiering at Sundance in January 2019.  The film series alleges Jackson engaged in sexual acts with underage boys until they reached their teens. Michael Jackson's estate is currently suing HBO for airing the film against their wishes.

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Jay-Z Praises Debut Of Jordan Peele's 'Us' Movie

As part of the celebratory activities that took place after the debut of Us, Jay-Z decided to partake in the words of felicitations and congratulated director Jordan Peele for another cinematic feat. On Sunday (March 24), Mr. Carter issued a statement on the achievement, as posted by Roc Nation's Twitter account.

"For US by US. Congrats on the #1 movie in the world," the "Moonlight" rapper said. In a past interaction, Peele said Jay-Z helped him to get over the notion of a sophomore slump when he worried about another stellar follow-up to Get Out. In an interview with MTV News, Peele remembered Jay-Z stating, "It doesn't matter, you already did that."

According to Variety, Us (MonkeyPaw Productions), raked in $70 million at the domestic box office last weekend (March 22). The horror film stars VIBE cover star Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Elizabeth Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and more.

On the topic of featuring a black family at the center of this film, Peele said to VIBE that it'll open up new perspectives of what an African-American unit looks like onscreen. “To be able to normalize this idea of representation in film, we have to be ready to represent the spectrum of where we are as African-Americans," Peele said. "I hope it’s therapeutic to be able to see a black family buy a boat in a movie, to be able to play the good guy and the bad guy, and not have it be a movie that has to be about race. I think that’s good within our community, and it’s good for the outside communities to be able to see — don’t put us in boxes.”

"For US by US. Congrats on the #1 movie in the world." - Hov pic.twitter.com/Dbk1R1y2dp

— Roc Nation (@RocNation) March 24, 2019

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Winston Duke photographed on March 18, 2018 in New York City by Stacy-Ann Ellis.

Winston Duke: Photos From The VIBE Cover Shoot

Winston Duke talks his role in Us, his "Trinbagonian" roots and his journey in Hollywood.

Enjoy photos from the shoot below.

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Barack And Michelle Obama Congratulate Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez On Engagement

The news of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's recent engagement has received some serious love from the former POTUS and FLOTUS.

Taking to Twitter to post the presidential sincerity, A-Rod showed off the handwritten note from Michelle and Barack Obama. “This means the world to us. #44," the engaged couple captioned the image. The note also offered marital advice to the couple.

“Jennifer & Alex -- Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement. After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better. All the best, Barack Obama.”

This means the world to us. #44 pic.twitter.com/TyIQTMAOpW

— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) March 22, 2019

3.9.19✨♥️

A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:21am PDT

Earlier this month (March 9), Rodriguez proposed to Lopez with a diamond ring reportedly worth more than a million dollars. The pair dated for two years.

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