Poll Suggestion: Face-Off: Leaving Neverland or Staying

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Leaving Neverland (2019), the HBO documentary about the alleged sexual abuse by superstar Michael Jackson of two boys aged 7 and 10 in the 1990s, divides audiences and the general public worldwide.

What's your reaction after seeing Leaving Neverland (2019) or hearing about it in the news?

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leavey-2

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Posted 2 months ago

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By borrowing the metaphor of "leaving Neverland", I think you are biasing your question. "Staying" in Neverland sounds like refusing to see the truth.
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Yes, I agree to a certain extent. Either you refuse to see the truth or you accept it but you don't care because it does not have any impact on the quality of MJ's music. I think the title is quite powerful and the description of the two options takes away any possible bias on the results which might be triggered by the question.
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I agree that it's powerful.
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leavey-2

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Currently the "10" ratings (23.0%) for Leaving Neverland (2019) are in balance with the "1" ratings (22.7%) which demonstrates that people are quite divided on the subject.



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I bet you're right that all of the "1" votes aren't simply judging the film's quality but the argument. 'Interesting to see that big gulf between one and seven. I didn't see it, yet, and I wasn't planning on it but these results make me more likely to. 
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Indeed, I guess a lot of die-hard fans/non-believers want to express MJ's innocence by giving the documentary a "1" rating.
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If I look at the heated discussions in the news, on the radio and on social media, I think this poll has the potential of becoming one of the most contested polls in a very long time.