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Lady Gaga wants to restore Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch to its former glory, according to reports.

Jackson, who died in 2009, bought the 3,000 acre ranch in 1988, kitting it out with a rail track, petting zoo and fairground. As he later came into financial difficulties, it fell into disrepair. Although the ranch was sold to investment group Sycamore Valley Ranch Company, Jackson's three children and mother Katherine all still hold a share of it.

"Lady Gaga is obsessed with Michael. She's become good friends with his sister La Toya and would love more than anything else to restore Neverland to its original state," an unnamed source told The Sun. "His kids are all desperate to hold on to their childhood home so they can decide what they want to do with it properly when they've grown up."

They added: "Gaga would love to help with the financial costs by buying a share."

In December last year (2012), Gaga bought as many as 55 items at a sale of Michael Jackson memorabilia. "The 55 pieces I collected today will be archived and expertly cared for in the spirit and love of Michael Jackson, his bravery, and fans worldwide," she tweeted at the time.

Meanwhile. Sharon Osborne has hit out at Gaga for wearing a bra with fake guns on at a gig in Vancouver on Friday (January 11) and on the front cover of this month's Rolling Stone magazine. Osborne told CBS the controversial stage costume was "violent" and "hideously damaging" (via LA Times).

"Why haven't you, as a responsible young woman, said, 'No violence on my website, no violence, no threats, no violence'?" Osborne said. "However, everything is guns, guns, guns ... Cut to her first performance on this new tour. She's wearing two guns coming out of her breasts."

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