Press Esc to close

Jackson's family keen on buying his Neverland ranch

London, May 5, 2013 (PTI) 16:25 IST
Michael Jackson's family is keen on purchasing Neverland Ranch, the estate where the King of Pop stayed for 20 years and even raised his three children.

Jackson's executors took the 19 million pounds property off the market despite bids from several potential buyers including celebrity couple Jay Z and Beyonce, reported Daily Star.

Jackson's mother, Katherine, said they intend to purchase the 3,000-acre estate if they win their current civil case at LA Superior Court against entertainment giant AEG.
Katherine and Jackson's children Prince, 16, Paris, 15, and Blanket, 11, have already been granted the permission to re-open Neverland this summer.

The family intend to spend a week in one wing of the dilapidated house. They want to pay a private tribute to the singer on his fourth death anniversary. Jackson died at the age of 50 in June, 2009.

"It was Paris who persuaded her grandmother and brothers that Neverland should never be sold and should always remain in family hands," a source said.

"She misses her father terribly and says the happiest time of her life was when she and her brothers lived with their father at the ranch. Katherine has agreed they should fight to keep it," the source added.

The family would have to buy back the 15 per cent of the estate owned by a company that refinanced it to stop Jackson being evicted.

Go to Top

More from this section
Photo Gallery
Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Misra and BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa after putting anti-pollution masks on...

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Misra and BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa after putting anti-pollution masks on...

IAF planes display an air show during presentation of standards to the 117 Helicopter Unit and 223..

IAF planes display an air show during presentation of standards to the 117 Helicopter Unit and 223..

Forest employees and locals capture a leopard in a cage after it strayed in a village of Udhampur..

Forest employees and locals capture a leopard in a cage after it strayed in a village of Udhampur..

Activists of the Kisan Mukti Sansad hanging dummy bodies of farmers from a flyover during a...

Activists of the Kisan Mukti Sansad hanging dummy bodies of farmers from a flyover during a...

Indian Air Force personnel perform during presentation of standards to the 117 Helicopter Unit...

Indian Air Force personnel perform during presentation of standards to the 117 Helicopter Unit...

A snow cutter machine clears the road after heavy snowfall at Peer Ki Gali in Poonch...

A snow cutter machine clears the road after heavy snowfall at Peer Ki Gali in Poonch...

Students having a view of robots displayed at a stall at

Students having a view of robots displayed at a stall at "20th Bangalore Tech Summit" in Bengaluru..

Russian artists perform a play in Gurugram on Thursday.

Russian artists perform a play in Gurugram on Thursday.

Foreign athletes pose for a group photo during a press conference ahead of the Delhi Half Marathon.

Foreign athletes pose for a group photo during a press conference ahead of the Delhi Half Marathon.

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan during a promotional event in Mumbai on Thursday.

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan during a promotional event in Mumbai on Thursday.

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.