Michael Jackson, often referred to as the King of Pop or MJ, was one of the biggest pop icons in the American music scene. He had numerous contributions and influences to the world of music, fashion and dance. He first made his appearance as a member of The Jackson 5, along with his brothers. He then began to pursue his solo career and became one of the greatest figures in pop music.
His 1982 Thriller album was dubbed as the best-selling album of all time and this elevated his status further, making him musical royalty. He has won numerous awards, including 12 Grammys, 12 American Music Awards, multiple Guinness World Records and many more. But in the face of his success also came multiple allegations against him. He has been continually accused of child molestation and has gone to trial because of it.
Michael Jackson: What Really Happened is a documentary film written and directed by Jacques Peretti. It follows him as he looks into the last four months of Jackson’s life, following the events that led to his untimely death.