Hollywood FAQs: As the manslaughter case of the iconic singer Michael Jackson continues in the court, the Julien’s Auctions Gallery will be auctioning off the contents of the late King of Pop’s residence in California. The home was a rented house at the time of his death.
On December 17, 2011, the contents of Michael Jackson’s house will be auctioned and it would be interesting to see if fans will spend all their money for the bed on which the veteran musician had died.
On the other hand, the official announcement has not mentioned the name of Michael Jackson, but the list and the variety of fine art and furnishings have clearly indicated that the articles are from Jackson’s residence. Some of the obvious articles include a gilded Louis XV headboard and a water color painting worth $30,000 by Maurice Utrillo. According to the Associated Press, 100 north Carolwood Drive items would be put on sale and would comprise of things left behind by the singer.
On November 7, 2011, Jackson’s personal physician Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter of Jackson.
Michael died on June 25, 2009 due to an overdose of propofol, which is a surgical anesthetic. Some evidence that was provided to prove the doctor guilty was the fact that he had given CPR to the singer while he was on the bed instead of on a hard surface.
The items that are likely to be included in the auction are a queen size bed, on which the iconic singer slept. Auctioneer Darren Julien said that they want to preserve the history of these items. Even the house in which Jackson had lived with his three children will be put for sale separately. Some of the items also include $400 worth chalkboard that had hung in the kitchen and features the notes from the kids. One of the notes read ‘I (heart) Daddy’.