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A former worker for Michael Jackson claims the pop superstar is a “gay pedophile.”
In an interview broadcast nationally in the Philippines, Mariano Quindoy, once an estate manager at Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, said the entertainer often lured children into his room to engage them in “gay sex,” the Philippines Inquirer newspaper reported.
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Quindoy, a native of Davao, Philippines, said most of the children were boys aged 7 to 12 years old and some even were “infants.”
“Whatever a gay man does to his partner during sex, Michael does to a child,” said Quindoy, who said he was willing to testify in the case brought by 13-year-old cancer victim Gavin Arvizo.
Jackson turned himself in to Santa Barbara County law-enforcement authorities Nov. 20 following an extensive police search of his Neverland ranch. The arrest warrant detailed a violation of the California Penal Code prohibiting lewd or lascivious acts with a child under age 14.
Quindoy was lined up by prosecutors in the 1993 molestation case against Jackson, which was settled for $25 million to $40 million with the 12 year-old accuser.
The former employee, who worked for Jackson from 1987 to 1992, said he was not surprised by the current case.
“Normally, having worked for him for a time, I should have been shocked,” he said, according to the Manila paper. “But when I heard the news on TV, I told my wife, Michael is doing it again. I expected that this will happen again because this person is incorrigible.”
Qindoy continued: “He will do it again and again. If this case ends and he would not land in jail, he will do it again.”
He said he had extensive access to the ranch and was an “eye witness” to Jackson’s acts, the paper said. He regards the arrest as “vindication” for all the past accusations and revelations that have been ignored.
Quindoy quit in 1992 after Jackson failed to pay him overtime wages.
The pop icon “would be one of the nicest persons you will ever meet” but has an “illness,” he said.