Michael Jackson's Neverland To Become Park?

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch could become a memorial park for the King of Pop.

The late 'Bad' hitmaker - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - hadn't lived at the address since he was cleared of child molestation charges in 2005, and handed over the estate to Colony Capital LLC, a private equity firm, amid financial worries in 2008.

But now, state assembly member Mike Davis has revealed he proposes to apply to the California State Senate for backing to turn the disused site into a Michael Jackson-style Graceland.

Owned partly by the Jackson estate, Neverland currently lies dormant, a far cry from its heyday when the singer wrote many of his greatest hits at the site - complete with zoo and Ferris wheel - and entertained hundreds of children with parties.

However, Mr. Davis suggested as California's budget deficit currently stands at $19 billion, it would be difficult for the State Parks Department to purchase the property alone, and therefore proposes a public-private partnership to put the plan into action.

Meanwhile, several members of the Official Michael Jackson Fans of Southern California Group have offered to clean the pop legend's vandalised Great Masoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California - the singer's final resting place - after other fans defaced the building with tributes written in permanent ink.

The group say they want cemetery officials to realise not all of the late star's supporters are vandals.


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Please just open MJ'S Park Neverland, I can' wait till it opens I will be the 1st one there, to see where my Hero lived and died, He built Neverland so he could have a childhood his father took away from him. Then the worst happened GREEDY MONEY GRUBBING JERKS figured our how to use their own kids to exploit MJ'S Hearth of gold, he was like a big child himself, this world sucks, you ass *&les KILLED him just like DR. MURRAY only he really did kill our MJ,,So please open it for us fans who want to feel his Spirit, I know hes singing & dancing still, I just feel it I LOVE U MJ RIP you are sooo missed
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When I saw Michael Jackson at his 45th birthday bash given by the fans in 2003,He spoke of opening Neverland to the public,these were his ideas.However this was before the trial and the cops tainted his beautiful home.He said Neverland was not a home any more and that he was not ever going back and he kept his word.So I don't think I'll go either,Michael is not even there spritualy,because he left Neverland long before he died,I miss you Michael and I love you.
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I don't know how long I've been hoping that they hook up Neverland like Graceland for Michael Jackson fans. I hope the Jackson family & Colony Capitol make it happen. I don't think the state should be a part of it. They cause Micheal, his family & fans enough unecessary pain.
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