In December 1993, Michael released a video statement from Neverland Ranch in response to his first battle against allegations of child molestation. In the video, he detailed information on how horribly he'd been treated through a body search which he was not allowed to refuse.
(Video is here: [link]
I was eight years old when this statement was released, and I remember watching it on TV. I didn't really understand what was going on, but I knew Michael was completely humiliated and it was upsetting for me to see.
While probably a majority of viewers felt some kind of satisfaction over his pain, or were simply mocking his looks alone and calling him a "freak" or "weirdo," I sat at home and just saw a broken man
. A human being subjected to humiliating treatment.Please do not start a debate in comments over anything related to the backstory of this image. If any crap starts, I'll disable the ability to reply.
Edit: I moved the watermark a bit so it's not right across his face