Jackie Jackson and Prince Michael I at a Los Angeles Lakers game.
*Michael Jackson’s three children – Prince Michael II, Paris, and Prince Michael II – ”talk about him all the time” according the late entertainer’s brother, Jackie Jackson.
In an interview with Peoplecom, Jackie said Prince Michael I, 14, Paris, 12, and nine-year-old Prince Michael II, a.k.a. Blanket, are always asking his family to tell them more about the superstar, who died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009.
“They are around their father 24 hours a day. They have pictures in the bedroom. They talk about him all the time,” said Jackie. “They ask me for stories about him. They want to know more about him.”
Prince Michael was even pictured wearing a Jackson 5 t-shirt at a recent Lakers game he attended with Uncle Jackie.
Jackie also joked that Michael’s children have a very different upbringing to his own, as the Jackson 5 – who were managed by their father Joe Jackson – were a touring act from a very young age,
He joked: “I told the kids, ‘You better get busy because when we were your age we were selling out concerts.’ ”
As previously reported, Michael’s estate has earned some $310 million through posthumous record sales, various merchandising deals, royalty payments and concert film “This Is It.”
The sum has helped ease the late star’s financial difficulties, which saw the King of Pop reportedly owe around $400 million to various creditors at the time of his death.