The controversial documentary which sparked the child abuse case against Michael Jackson is set to be shown in court. Prosecutors say the award-winning 'Living With Michael Jackson' broadcast, which shows British TV reporter Martin Bashir interviewing the eccentric star, is vital evidence. The film caused worldwide outrage when Jackson was shown holding hands with a child and admitted he allowed young boys to sleep in his bedroom. He told Bashir on camera: "It's what the whole world should do."

The star and 12-year-old cancer sufferer Gavin Arvizo, who has now accused him of molestation, were also filmed talking about their special relationship. Although Arvizo admitted he had slept in the singer's bed, both denied any sexual contact. Jackson also admitted: "I see God in the face of children. And man, I just love being around them all the time." Prosecutors claim shortly after the documentary was broadcast, the singer abducted and imprisoned Gavin and his family in a bid to stop them from appearing in a follow-up video.

But Jackson's lawyer has appealed against the move, claiming the documentary was heavily edited and sensationalised.

Meanwhile, Bashir is refusing to testify against the troubled star in court. The British interviewer says his film 'speaks for itself'.

Jackson denies all 10 charges of child molestation.


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