London, July 4 (ANI): In what could be called as an overnight transformation, Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch has been restored to its former glory, thanks to his brother Jermaine’s efforts.
It is believed that the 2,500-acre estate, which used to be the late Michael Jackson’s spiritual home, could even become a Jacko Disneyland for his adoring fans.
Although much of the furniture at the Peter Pan fantasy world had already been stripped out to help pay his debts, areas such as the huge cinema where he watched endless Disney cartoons, have remained untouched.
A replica of the famous Disneyland train station, which youngsters used for the ride to Jacko’s personal theme park, also still stands.
And now, in a bid to make it the King Of Pop’s final resting place, Jackson family has ordered cleaners, decorators and handymen to bring back the lost glory to the 60million pounds property.
“This is his creation. This is his wonder and his joy, his happiness, his peace. And I feel him everywhere. It’s like he’s never left,’ the Daily Star quoted Jermaine, 54, as saying.
The superstar quit the California ranch in 2005 after his child molestation trial, and the site quickly fell into disrepair after Jacko was unable to pay staff.
But since his death, fans have flocked to its gates, covering them in flowers, photos and notes.
California officials are standing firm that Jacko must be buried in a real cemetery.
However, Jacko fans are pleading for an exemption to allow the ranch to become a shrine like the one created for Elvis Presley in Graceland, Tennessee. (ANI)