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Michael Jackson’s Neverland remains in limbo!

June 20, 2014 • By
FILE – This Dec. 17, 2004 file photo shows a carousel, right, and ferris wheel, left, on the property at pop star Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch home, in Santa Ynez, Calif., where several hundred children were invited to the estate for a holiday celebration. In 2014, Jackson’s playtime palace sits empty now. The backyard circus and laughter of children are long gone, but the house and its fanciful memories live on. (Mark J. Terrill, file/Associated Press)
By Associated PressJune 20 at 9:04 AM
 

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. — From outside the gates of Neverland Ranch, it appears as if Michael Jackson’s former home and fantasyland has been frozen in time.

The backyard circus is long gone, but heartfelt notes placed by saddened fans at the property’s entrance remain intact five years after Jackson’s death. And visitors are still making the pilgrimage.

“I figured it would just be a closed gate, but I still wanted to see it for myself,” said James Chen of Seattle, a fan who stopped outside Neverland during a recent road trip with his father. read more

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Steam fair that Michael Jackson wanted to buy comes to Hayes!

June 20, 2014 • By

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FILM fans have the opportunity to become a Rider of the Lost Ark when Carters Steam Fair comes to Hayes next weekend.

The Lost Ark is the focal point of the steam fair’s vintage rides and attractions, which will be on Park Road Green.

The steam fair is even offering the chance for over-78s to have a go on the jungle thriller for free when it rolls into Hayes on June 28 and 29. with a range of vintage rides, including a carousel, the Gallopers, which dates back to 1895.

In the off-season, the vintage rides are lovingly restored to their former glory, ready for their trips up and down the country throughout the summer. read more

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Michael Jackson ‘Hologram’ Show Sparks New Legal Crossfire

June 20, 2014 • By

he latest move is a $10 million lawsuit against Alki David, following his attempt to nix the King of Pop’s return at the Billboard Music Awards.

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It’s now been a month since a Michael Jackson recreation at the Billboard Music Awards earned heavy buzz. In the days leading up to the spectacle, Hologram USA, owned by firebrand entrepreneur Alki David, attempted to stop it by claiming it infringed patented hologram technology that he had exclusively licensed. The Billboard Awards performance was allowed to happen, but the dispute is hardly over. read more

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Michael Jackson – Love Never Felt So Good – NEW OFFICIAL VIDEO!

June 20, 2014 • By
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S.H. Figuarts Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal – Available For Pre-Order

June 20, 2014 • By

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The King of Pop is joining the S.H.Figuarts series! S.H.Figuarts Michael Jackson (Smooth Criminal Ver.) takes the stage in the eye-catching white suit and hat from the iconic music video of the hit song “Smooth Criminal”. Expertly placed articulation joints allow for recreation of unforgettably iconic poses. Set includes 7 interchangeable hand parts, interchangeable facial expression parts, hat, leg parts for the special shadow-shaped display stand (included), and interchangeable upper body part for the “this is it” pose. read more