As previously reported, MSNBC is planning to air a controversial documentary about Dr. Conrad Murray this weekend, and Michael Jackson's estate is absolutely livid.
The star's executors issued a statement, saying, "Like so many of Michael’s fans, the Estate is disgusted by MSNBC’s irresponsible and inexplicable decision."
"Co-Executors John Branca and John McClain are sending a letter to executives at Comcast, NBC Universal and MSNBC to express disdain for their actions."
Jackson's fans are understandably up in arms as well, with the group "Justice 4 MJ" trying to organize a global boycott of the documentary about Murray. "The only documentary we want to see is the one of Murray enjoying prison life," they said.
Murray was found guilty of manslaughter earlier this week.
"Michael Jackson and The Doctor: A Fatal Friendship," filmed during the lead-up to the trial, does not paint the late singer in a flattering light.
Branca and McClean are irate that Murray has no qualms about "smearing the reputation of his 'friend,'" even though he refused to testify under penalty of perjury in his trial, and at the network for giving him a platform.
The co-executors doubt MSNBC's claim that Murray got paid only $1 for his participation, claiming "moral loopholes" (such as those they're reportedly using to try to lure Casey Anthony) to "boost ratings at a struggling network."
Murray will be sentenced November 29.