Matt Lucas gets a death threat over Michael Jackson comments

'And we wonder why victims don't speak up!': Michael Jackson fan sends Matt Lucas a death threat after he said he 'believed' child abuse claims made in Leaving Neverland documentary Matt Lucas tweeted Michael Jackson can rot after seeing Leaving Neverland But the comedian's comments have made him a target for Michael Jackson fans He was bombarded with abuse and sent death threat, which police are looking at

By Richard Spillett, Crime Correspondent For Mailonline

Published: 13:45 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 13:50 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Comedian Matt Lucas has called in police after getting a death threat over his comments about Michael Jackson

Comedian Matt Lucas has called in police after getting a death threat over his comments about Michael Jackson

Comedian Matt Lucas has called in the police after he was sent a death threat for saying he believed Michael Jackson's alleged victims.

Lucas responded to the documentary Leaving Neverland, in which two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, allege the late singer sexually abused them when they were boys.

After watching the film last month, Lucas, 44, tweeted: 'Leaving Neverland is a very tough watch indeed but the brave and vital testimonies of Wade Robson and James Safechuck and their families must be heard.

'After four heartbreaking hours, you don't doubt them for a moment. Michael Jackson can rot.'

But the Little Britain star has now revealed he was bombarded with abuse after tweeting his support for the two men.

He wrote online: 'Since I saw Leaving

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