Former Child-star Macaulay Culkin testified that Michael Jackson had an alarm system leading up to his master bedroom at his Neverland ranch. The Home Alone star, who was a child companion of the singer in the early 90s, told a court in 2005 that the entertainer rigged a walkway leading up to the room where he allegedly molested little boys.
This corroborates what James Safechuck claimed in the Leaving Neverland documentary when he spoke about the creepy alarm system. Culkin told the court: “There was like a walkway kind of thing, where if somebody was approaching the door, it would kind of like ‘ding-dong, ding-dong.’ When anyone would approach the room, yeah, you’d hear this kind of – soft kind of alarm, like ‘ding-dong’ kind of thing.” The former child star, now aged 38, testified in defence of Jackson who was acquitted of all charges of molestation in 2005. The alarm system isn’t the only suspicious element of the Neverland ranch, with Safechuck, now 41, listing a catalogue of hidden prospective sex dens. Culkin also told the court that he had slept in the Billy Jean songwriter’s bed 10 times “at the most.”He said he stopped visiting Neverland regularly when he was 14 – which is the same age that Safechuck and fellow accuser Wade Robson claim the sex abuse stopped. The actor revealed that when he began visiting the sprawling property again – with less frequency – aged 17, he never slept in Jackson’s bed. He said: “When I started coming back again, I found myself just not sleeping in bed. And I’ve always kind of fell asleep in the guest units ever since then.” Asked why, he added: “Because I enjoyed my privacy a little bit more.” When Jackson was first publicly accused of child molestation in 1993, Culkin said the superstar singer phoned him and said: “Don’t worry about it. I just need you to be my friend right now.” Culkin has frequented denied that Michael Jackson sexually abused him. In the explosive Leaving Neverland, Safechuck tells how bells lined a series of doors which led to Jackson’s master bedroom which would alert the star to anyone approaching the suite. In the doc, he said: “We would get a blanket and we would lie it on the floor in the closet, so we could close the door.So there were bells and you could have a moment of hearing them trip so at least you knew if people were coming for him.”
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