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Actually, it is difficult to tell from this story if the auction is going to happen or not. Like everything regarding Michael Jackson, there are at least two sides to the story.
The reason I find this story interesting, is that I've actually been to Neverland Valley Ranch--once as an employee, and once as a guest--and recognize quite a few of these items. Plus, it's just kind of cool stuff.
I had to sign a confidentiality agreement when visiting, so (I guess) I can't reveal much. But it needs to be said that as weird as the whole "Michael Jackson has his own theme park" stories were, Neverland was freakin' awesome. It's really a shame that MJ has had such a strange life since the early nineties. I never believed he was guilty of anything other than bad judgment and horrible PR control, especially after having visited the ranch. But the strange appearance and behavior of Michael in the decade and a half since then can't be explained away. It's a shame, any way you look at it.
Treasures from NeverlandIn today’s economy, everyone is feeling the pinch... and even the King of Pop is not immune. Known for his lavish and frivolous spending sprees, these habits may have come back to bite him. In order to get back on stable financial ground, Jackson has decided to liquidate approximately 2,000 of his personal possessions in a public auction. He has also recently announced a series of 10 concerts to be held in London this July. . .
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