The Leaving Neverland aftershocks proceed and now prolong into style, as Reuters reviews that Louis Vuitton is canceling a few of its newest Virgil Abloh-designed objects as a result of they featured thrives impressed by Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” music video.
The “Billie Jean”-themed items debuted at Paris Style Week in January and likewise featured objects that referenced his stage costume. Louis Vuitton introduced that it will be pulling all items that function parts impressed by Michael Jackson. In a press release to The Hollywood Reporter, the corporate mentioned: “The documentary Leaving Neverland featuring two men who allege they were sexually abused as children by Michael Jackson has caused us the greatest pain…. It is important to mention that we were unaware of this documentary at the time of the last LV FW19 Men’s Show.”
The results of HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary have equally affected Michael Jackson’s standing in music, with a number of radio stations transferring to ban the singer’s music from being performed and Jackson’s streaming and music gross sales sharply declining as nicely. His household has leveled a lawsuit at HBO in retaliation, whereas his kids, Michael Jr., Paris, and Prince, have reportedly considered a lawsuit of their own aimed on the two topics of Leaving Neverland looking for an apology and withdrawal of their accusations of sexual abuse.