Inside His Thoughts’ REELZ Documentary Explores Singer’s Behaviors, Addictions, Relationships

Michael Jackson died over a decade ago, and yet the late King of Pop remains one of the most notorious puzzles in entertainment history.

But the upcoming REELZFest music documentary Michael Jackson: Inside His Mind will answer troubling questions about the actor’s motivations, addictions, and relationships before focusing on his allegedly abusive father. Joe Jackson.

and radar has your exclusive sneak peak.

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“Would he just use a belt?” journalist Michael Bashir asked the former child star for an interview in 2003.

“Why would you do this to me? No, more than a belt, ”Jackson said reluctantly, putting his hand to his face to collect his thoughts.

“What else did he hit you with?” asks Bashir, causing Jackson to respond emotionally, “Ironing cords, whatever was there.”

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It is believed that Jackson was so physically abused and emotionally starved by his father that he reached out to the audience for approval. For a young Michael, the stage was the only place where he could experience true love.

“I think the dynamic between [Michael] and Joe twisted his idea of ​​what love is, “says Matthew Allen, Music journalist and TV producer. “So when you’re on stage, the audience loves you, they don’t judge you, they love you for who you are in this moment. And I can imagine that Michael really benefited from it. “

And the feeling was more than mutual.

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As general manager of Epic Records Ron Alexenburg “You can see when certain people enter this stage – bang! – it was magical. Nothing like Michael. “

Alexenburg signed Jackson in 1975 before the pop star’s multi-platinum albums Thriller and Off the Wall were released.

Jackson became a global superstar for decades to come as his eccentric personality morphed into bizarre and inexplicable behavior.

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In the documentation Psychiatrist Dr. Bob Johnson will unpack Jackson’s Pandora Box of Child Abuse, one of many child, teenage superstar, untold wealth, allegations and exile in hopes of better understanding the man who died behind the mask of plastic surgery, misinformation and mystery.

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Johnson will try to answer: What made Michael behave the way he did to children? Did he see how that would lead to his own self-destruction? Did his childhood (and adulthood) as an international star – where there were never limits – make him believe he was untouchable? In turn, did that lead him to believe that his own moral compass was always correct? How did his past experiences shape his own troubled present reality?

Michael Jackson’s REELZFest presentation: Inside His Mind premieres on REELZ Thursday, August 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 p.m. PT.

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Watch REELZ on DIRECTV 238, Dish Network 299, Verizon FiOS 692, AT&T U-verse 1799, and in HD on cable systems and streaming services across the country. Find REELZ at your local cable or satellite provider at www.reelz.com.

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