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So Long, Neverland

So Long, Neverland

Date: Mar 13 2006


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Neverland, Michael Jackson’s sprawling ranch of make-believe, may be going bye bye. Last week, police ordered Michael Jackson to close down the ranch because he did not have insurance for his employees.

Listen to Taylor and I talk about MJ and his Neverland ranch.


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Dave:  The other day the police came up to Michael Jackson’s Neverland ranch in California and gave him, like, a cease and desist order. He has to close the ranch down because he hasn’t paid his employees for so many days, and he doesn’t have the proper insurance.

Taylor:  That’s not really surprising. Isn’t he currently out of the country, anyway? Probably just wants to leave all that behind.

Dave:  Right, yeah. He’s, talk about a star who’s, kind of, fallen from grace.

Taylor:  Right.

Dave:  Um, it was so great, in the ‘80s, you know. But after Bad came out, he just became strange. You know, the “Wacko Jacko.”

Taylor:  Right, Um, I did like that song Scream of his, from the History album, you know, with the video with his sister. Ah, that’s too bad about Mikey.

Dave:  Yeah, what’s happened to him? Neverland, it’s supposed to be this real fantasy, you know, place of indulgence. It’s got the go-karts, zoo, the theme park.



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Michael Jackon’s Neverland ranch was a place for the “King of Pop” to escape the stress and pressure of the real world. Neverland, which is worth between $50 and $100 million, has a theme park with a ferris wheel, roller coaster, and other rides; a small zoo that has housed lions, giraffes, and apes; and a private movie theater.



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Micheal is the best people in the world with his unique sense about world. I love him and I want to say something about this subject. Nobody can judge him. Nobody can say bad  thing about him. He is King Of POP and it will never change, nothing can change it. Nobody has this power.Don`t forget it.  Micheal is Immortal!!! Ağain and again I say `I love him so much <3 `

02:39 PM May 20 2014 |




Of course the best nobody will take his place.

04:50 PM Sep 03 2009 |



Michael ir the best!!!!Smile

08:55 AM Jul 20 2009 |




i love Mike… i love his songs, his video… i belive that jacko is innocent!

04:28 PM Jun 25 2007 |



good topic, good content..

03:21 AM Mar 17 2006 |



Just catch it after listening two times.

11:23 AM Mar 15 2006 |




Two men talked about the news about Michael Jackson.

01:40 AM Mar 14 2006 |




This is a nice conversation which is close to our daily gossip! Haha!

07:23 AM Mar 13 2006 |

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