Police discovered Michael Jackson had a large collection of pornography, which included images of children, animal torture and gore, reportedly used in his bid to seduce young boys. The collection was revealed in newly surfaced documents obtained by RadarOnline that detail a raid on Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch estate in 2003, carried out as part of an investigation into child molestation charges against the singer.
In a new interview with the Sunday Times in the U.K., renowned actor Elijah Wood revealed that there’s a major problem of child abuse running throughout Hollywood. The Lord of the Rings star didn’t give too many specific examples, but said, “There are a lot of vipers in this industry, people who only have their own interests in mind.” He then added, “There is a darkness in the underbelly. If you can imagine it, it’s probably happened.”
Being bullied during childhood may have even graver consequences for mental health in adulthood than being neglected or sexually abused, according to the first-ever study to tease out the effects of peer abuse from childhood maltreatment.