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Cultural icons with dirty secrets: how should we treat artists with major personal flaws?

The new documentary on Michael Jackson’s history of child abuse has resurrected an old head-scratcher. Popular is a stingy adjective to describe Jackson’s history-making music and expansive influence in the entertainment world. But however big the imprint he and his art made, a clear reminder that he was very likely an abusive paedophile should surely […]