Winfrey discussed the criticism on ‘The Daily Show’ Wednesday.
“Stop in the Name of Love,” she tweeted about abuse claims surrounding the late singer.
“It didn’t kill them,” she stated about the alleged abuse.
The two-part HBO film will premiere in March.
Jackson’s estate has described the film as “tabloid character assassination.”
Estate claims accusers are trying to “exploit and cash in” on the late singer.
Jackson was best known for managing the Jackson 5, and making solo stars out of his children, Michael and Janet Jackson.
The suit claims Jackson’s music was used without permission.
Still, reaction on social media was mostly negative.
The estate accuses ABC of trying to “exploit” the late singer’s life.