Discovery cancels ‘Michael Jackson’s Autopsy’ documentaryBy ANI
Saturday, January 1, 2011
NEW YORK - The broadcast of the documentary ‘Michael Jackson’s Autopsy: What Really Killed Michael Jackson’ has been cancelled by Discovery after MJ’s estate outrage.
According to TMZ.com, the Discovery Channel has called-off the airing of a TV special featuring a re-enactment of Michael Jackson’s autopsy,
The network chose to cancel program, scheduled to run in the United Kingdom only, after receiving fierce objections from the executors of Jackson’s estate.
“Given the commencement of legal proceedings beginning next week, and at the request of Michael Jackson’s estate, the scheduled broadcast of the medical documentary related to Michael Jackson’s official autopsy has been postponed indefinitely,” the New York Daily News quoted a Discovery Channel rep as saying.
Previously, when executors John Branca and John McClain had sent an angry letter accusing the Discovery Channel of operating in “shockingly bad taste…motivated solely by your blind desire to exploit Michael’s death.” (ANI)