Michael Jackson and Taj Jackson

Michael Jackson's nephew, Taj Jackson, says he was molested as a boy by a male family member on his mother's side. Taj, 40, revealed his family secret in order to defend his uncle Michael against the most recent molestation allegations made by former child star Wade Robson.

Taj's father is Michael's brother, Tito Jackson, 59.

In a series of Twitter.com messages sent on Wednesday, Taj called Wade a liar, and he said Michael personally consoled him after he told his mother Dee Dee about the incident.

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