Peter Andre made his support of Michael Jackson very clear before Leaving Neverland aired.
The Channel 4 documentary, which hit TV screens last week, documents child sex abuse allegations made by the Thriller singer’s two alleged victims, James Safechuck and Wade Robson.
However, despite highlighting the importance of listening to victims, the Mysterious Girl hit-maker Peter, 46, decided to snub the two-part programme.
He wrote in his new! magazine column: "I chose not to watch the film. I will eventually, but it’s going to be very uncomfortable and the thought of any of it being true is going to break my heart."
He added: "We cannot and must not ignore the voices of any victims, but what if he didn’t do it?
"For me, this is where the problem lies. Shouldn’t we wait for some sort of evidence?"
The reality TV star’s decision to tune in to the harrowing documentary comes despite the fact that he even made a small cameo in it, during a dance competition alongside Wade Robson.
He reportedly came second in the contest, which was won by Wade.
Wade was actually too young to enter the competition at the time, and if special allowances hadn’t been made, Peter would have won the competition that would have introduced him to Jackson.
After winning the contest, Wade danced with the King of Pop at a concert in Australia the following night.
He was befriended by the superstar and went on to move to America, where he alleges he was groomed and then sexually abused by Jackson.
However, in his previous column for the magazine, Peter reminded readers that Michael was acquitted of any wrongdoing when faced with sex abuse claims in 2005.
"First and foremost what I will say is we have to rely on the justice system and we mustn’t forget that he was acquitted of not just one, but all child molestation charges during his trial in 2005," he wrote.
The singer went on to claim that if Jackson is ever proven to be guilty then "it’s absolutely terrible".
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