John Branca discusses some of the price Michael had to pay for his success.
John Branca: Starting in the 80s, James Baldwin had the famous quote that “Michael Jackson would forever pay the price for being as successful as he was and buying the Beatles catalog”. The press started on Michael in the mid-80s, and it hasn’t stopped.
And you asked the question, why not do a counter documentary? It’s impossible to prove a negative. And quite frankly, there are large segments of the press that doesn’t care because it’s not controversial.