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TV Network Ditches Program Portraying Michael Jackson Negatively

Sky has decided not to air a TV program about Michael Jackson after his daughter said she was “incredibly offended” by the portrayal of him. The episode – part of a series called Urban Myths – was due to air on Sky Arts.

The episode – part of a series called Urban Myths – was due to air on Sky Arts. Sky released a statement on Friday saying they had pulled one episode after concerns were raised by Paris Jackson. The broadcaster said it never intended to cause any

Sky released a statement on Friday saying they had pulled one episode after concerns were raised by Paris Jackson. The broadcaster said it never intended to cause any offense.

More than 20,000 people also signed a petition to boycott the half-hour episode. The petition particularly objected to a white man’s casting as Jackson instead of a black actor.

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