Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “Authorities shut down Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. [Audience aws] Hey, guys, what’s the hurry? Whew! We thought FEMA was slow to respond to a crisis. … Well, more bad news. You know who bought it? The Catholic church. Yeah, not good. … Things are not looking good for Michael financially. No, not good. In fact, Michael Jackson’s financial situation is so bad, the last time he was in the black, he was black. … You know, what happened? What happened to Michael? What happened to the American dream for a guy like Michael? You work hard. You save. You get a house, a car, a a roller coaster for the backyard with a zoo, a llama, a wife who doesn’t care, a secret bedroom you can hide children in with eight locks on it. What happened to that dream?”
Neverland Ranch Shut Down
March 11, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, “State officials said they closed the Neverland Ranch for violating labor laws. Yeah, apparently they found some kids digging an escape tunnel without a permit. … No, you know why they shut down Neverland Ranch? They shut it down ’cause Michael has failed to pay his workmans compensation. Don’t you want to leave California? Molest a boy scout troop, they let you stay open. Miss a check for one week, ‘Hey, come on you.'”
Jackson Back In California
March 10, 2006 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports all Michael Jackson today as the pop star faces more problems than the shuttering of Neverland. Meanwhile, Jackson has reportedly been back at his family home in Encino for a day or so after being away for nine months. Jackson is avoiding Neverland because he hasn’t paid the staff since December 23, 2005. Read more.
New Jackson Book
March 9, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “According to The New York Daily News Jermaine Jackson is shopping a new tell-all book, where he reveals Michael Jackson has a thing for young boys. It will be published by Simon and Duh! … Jermaine said today he hopes this book does better than his last one, ‘Tito: The Untold Story’.”
Fear Of Michael Drove Jermaine To Nix Book
March 6, 2006 – Michael Jackson threw a raging fit and made drastic threats when he found out his brother Jermaine was drafting a tell-all book, so his shaken older sibling pulled the plug on the project, the New York Daily News has learned. Stacy Brown, who had been slated to ghostwrite the project entitled ‘Legacy: Surviving the Best and the Worst’, said he was “surprised and caught off guard” when the Daily News obtained the book outline more than two years after it was shopped to publishers as Michael faced child molestation charges.