Washington: Late King of Pop Michael Jackson`s fans have filed a petition to stop the broadcast of Discovery Channel`s gruesome re-enactment of the singer`s autopsy.
They have termed the whole thing an "affront to human dignity."
Fans have already collected nearly 1,500 signatures, demanding the network pull the plug on a special entitled `Michael Jackson`s Autopsy,` reports a website,
The fans added, "This type of sensational and unscrupulous reporting can only cause harm."
The petition stated, "We ask the directors of the Discovery Channel programming to proceed with the outright cancellation of this indecent documentary."
The documentary is scheduled to air January 13th in the UK.