Jackson reopens Neverland
16:30 26 April 2006
Michael Jackson has reopened his Neverland Ranch after paying $49,000 in fines.
The eccentric star - currently living in Bahrain - was forced to close down part of the Californian estate in March after failing to make insurance payments and failing to pay staff.
Jackson has now paid the outstanding fines and hired 10 new workers to care for the animals in his private zoo.
Last month, the 'Billie Jean' singer was forced to pay employees $306,000 in outstanding wages.
However, despite paying his workers what they were owed, many long-term employees of Jackson were left furious.
A long-term staffer said at the time: "It's unbelievable. We got nothing for the pain of what just happened, just what we deserved."
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