The King of Pop was arrested following allegations of child molestation. He was charged with seven counts of child molestation and two counts of administering intoxicants after a documentary by Martin Bashir showed MJ talking about sleepover arrangements and holding hands in the documentary with a 13j-year old boy. Michael Jackson was released after he posted $3 million bail. The trial began on January 31, 2005 and lasted five months. A the end, Michael Jackson was acquitted of all charges and his bail was returned.