Just a single day soon after Barbra Streisand was raked more than the coals for her comments relating to Michael Jackson’s sexual abuse accusers, Jackson’s extended-time pal Diana Ross is asking his critics to just “quit.”

Ross took to Twitter on Saturday to express her personal feelings about the resurgence of interest and scrutiny in the wake of Wade Robson and James Safechuck sharing their stories of sexual abuse in HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” docuseries.

The series itself has been met with criticism from Jackson’s supporters, as it is decidedly a single-sided, when nevertheless other critics think each Robson and Safechuck have been inconsistent in their stories and are motivated by funds.

“I think and trust that Michael Jackson was and is a magnificent remarkable force to me and to quite a few other people. Quit in the name of really like.”

Coming on the heels of a similarly-themed docuseries on allegations against R. Kelly that has led to new charges becoming brought against the singer, “Leaving Neverland” finds the late King of Pop once more beneath the scrutiny of the public for allegations of youngster sexual abuse dating back decades.

Jackson was completely exonerated in an earlier trial brought forth by a different man, in portion due to the fact of the testimony of Robson, who insisted then that absolutely nothing untoward had occurred amongst him and Jackson, and an earlier allegations was in portion debunked by each Safechuck and Robson.

In “Neverland,” on the other hand, each males claim they have been not prepared then to speak their truths, or have been not but completely conscious that they had been abused.

Jackson’s estate was enraged more than the docuseries, and is suing HBO for airing it. They sustain the pop singer’s innocence, as he did all through his life.

Whilst Ross’ comments have been not practically as incendiary or explosive as Streisand’s — who recommended any alleged abuse “did not kill” the two males and that they seemed “thrilled” to be in Jackson’s business — she was nonetheless also met with a lot of critics on the web. Streisand has considering that apologized for her initial comments.

Beneath are just a sampling of the comments Ross received from critics as properly as Jackson’s supporters who applauded her for speaking out:

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