Michael Jackson children just like normal kids, says attorney
Michael Jackson kids -- Prince, Paris, and Blanket -- are normal kids full of fun and pranks, according to lawyer.
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JERMAINE JACKSON: Jermaine spent the first few months after his brother's death trying to plan an all-star tribute. One was to be held in Vienna, Austria, but was later canceled as top acts that had been touted to appear were not confirmed. With three other brothers, he appeared on the Jackson's reality show, and accepted awards for Michael at the American Music Awards, bringing his sons on stage with him. The children live with their mother, Alejandra, at the family compound but are expected to move out soon. Alejandra also has two children by Randy. Jermaine has attended all court hearings in the Murray case.Skip to next paragraph
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RANDY JACKSON: Randy was the only brother who declined to be on the Jackson reality series; he said on Twitter that he was a private person. But the youngest Jackson brother, who was recently hospitalized for chest pains, has been vocal on Twitter about various matters, ranging from Murray's prosecution to unauthorized tributes to his brother. "At times I'm sad & broken," he wrote on Twitter, thanking fans for boosting his spirits with their support.
MARLON AND JACKIE JACKSON: Along with Tito and Jermaine, Marlon and Jackie participated in the Jackson brothers reality show, and were executive producers. Jackie said the show continues to play in Europe but there are no plans for a second season. He and Marlon have been in a recording studio with estate executor McClain preparing Michael's unreleased music for a new album. Jackie is also a producer of the planned Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil show, working closely with the estate executors and lawyers. Of the Jackson family, he said, "We have come together to make sure that we keep Michael's name and likeness alive."
REBBIE JACKSON: The oldest Jackson sibling has made a few albums and is best known for her 1984 hit, "Centipede." She has stayed out of the spotlight but started performing again this year, a comeback she had planned last year but halted when her brother died. She spent a while after Michael's death in the family's compound, helping her mother with Prince, Paris and Blanket. Rebbie — in a rare interview — told NBC's "Today" show in April that like the rest of her family, she had difficulty coping after Michael died, even dissolving into tears when she heard her brother's music playing in a store. But she said enough time had passed that she felt comfortable performing again.
LATOYA JACKSON: LaToya was among the most vocal family members after her brother died. With Jermaine and Joe, she said she believed Michael was "murdered." She also put out a song, "Home," in tribute to Michael; the song had previously been released before his death. But her album, delayed after Jackson's death, has yet to be released. She has appeared with her family in court for the Murray case.