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Jackson Wanted to Be Fresh King of Bel Air

10/28/2009 2:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Michael Jackson was involved in negotiations to buy a $38 million 15 bedroom, 16.5 bath Bel Air mansion just before he died, and the deal was 7 years in the making.

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Sources connected to the situation tell us MJ fell in love with the 18,020 square foot estate back in 2001 and actually entered into escrow -- but the deal fell through because Jackson ultimately couldn't afford the place.

But recently, Michael was trying to work out a new deal with the owners in the hopes of coming into enough cash to score the place after his "This Is It" concert series in England.

A source tells TMZ: "Jackson brought his kids to see the house and they fell in love with it ... They begged him to buy it."

michael jackson's fairly tale cribThe kids' favorite part? We're told they were all fired up about a secluded area under the house which was nicknamed the "Bat Cave."

Sources say Jackson had hoped to use the land to recreate as much of Neverland as he legally could, but as we all know ... he never got the chance.

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Hypocrites    

Yeah we all know how MJ liked his little boys and his drugs

1736 days ago
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Insanity On Blackberry 1.0    

259. Insanity Says:


что то, что фигня! Annuit ceputis

Posted at 12:31AM on Oct 28th 2009 by Insanity In RussianLatin 1.0

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2009/10/27/michael-jackson-affection-for-injection/18#comments#ixzz0VCamN9LQ

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Amrit Singh    

In the picture posted, to the left of MJ is bollywood star Hritik Roshan and his father, Bollywood Mega Producer, Rakesh Roshan. They are ONE of the most illustrious families in India.

1736 days ago
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Chico    

Bet he can afford that pad now..............

1736 days ago
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Insanity On Blackberry 1.0    

Insanity Says:


Сейчас играют Billie Jean!

1736 days ago
36.

Ben    

NINGUNA PERO SU MAMÁ LE ESTÁ LLAMANDO QUE ELLA ESTÁ LISTA PARA SU TRABAJO DEL SOPLO ESTÚPIDO

Posted at 12:35AM on Oct 28th 2009 by ESTÚPIDO

Hey Greaso, I speak ENGLISH and you aren't worth the trouble to find out what you just said, but I'm sure it has some reference to food stamps you're getting or something about riding our system, so again, I say...STFU!!

1736 days ago
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Loulou    

16. michael did NOT molest anybody, people making these comments obviously had some childhood trauma or some kind of broken home and gre up to be disturbed. they need love.


Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2009/10/28/jackson-wanted-to-be-fresh-king-of-bel-air/2#comments#ixzz0VCbWr6Si


No,I disagree.They don't need love.They need to slit their own wrists and make their momma proud!

1736 days ago
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Cimarron    

Woah ... not my style, but I guess I could get accustomed to it ... lol

1736 days ago
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Hypocrites    

Posted at 12:41AM on Oct 28th 2009 by Don



Su momma está en la esquina que se vende para un golpe en el tonto de la pipa de la grieta

1736 days ago
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Insanity On Blackberry 1.0    

..THEY have murdered Michael Jackson AND have stripped him of his
plans of retirement
in Las Vegas. THEY HAVE STOLEN MJs DREAMS..

THEY will open a "Neverland"/museum and Thriller Casino in Las Vegas.

Reportedly 7 investors are already in the bidding for the projects.
Colony Capital will probably be a major one.

Katherine Jackson went to Las Vegas months ago to look at video
presentations of property sites, with Prince and Paris in tow.

Jermaine probably plans to perform there. With or without his
remaining brothers.

SuperFund will probably participate in the funding of events and
performers as it plans to do in Jermaines "purported" London Concerts in 2010 and
what it had planned to do at the Vienna Concerts.


JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL JACKSON

Posted at 12:41AM on Oct 28th 2009 by TheWanderingGypsy

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***Insanity Says:


Почему Good Evening приятно видеть вас сегодня!

1736 days ago
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Hypocrites    

Hey Greaso, I speak ENGLISH and you aren't worth the trouble to find out what you just said, but I'm sure it has some reference to food stamps you're getting or something about riding our system, so again, I say...STFU!!


Posted at 12:41AM on Oct 28th 2009 by Don



usted cerdo racista va al infierno

1736 days ago
42.

MissingMJ    

Beautiful home!!! Absolutely breath taking (Michael and the house). I wish he were alive and closing that deal. I'm sure it would have been just as amazing and wonderful as Neverland after he was done with it. Can't wait to see "This Is It" tomorrow with my son and mom. I think it is shows what a true musical genius Michael was that there are 3 generations that absolutely loves his music!

1736 days ago
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Insanity On Blackberry 1.0    

Insanity Says:

профессиональных комментаторов это то, что они назовут?

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janalal4    

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/aug/13/jackson-nearly-settled-his-vegas-wonderland/

If this is the same house, check out the inside. Place was beautiful. 'Fresh King of Bel-Air' AR-AR-AR TMZ!

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Insanity On Blackberry 1.0    

Insanity Says:

*****************Вы действительно очень смешно Hehehe!

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