Michael Jackson's daughter Paris insists on sleeping with one of his jackets on her pillow.

The late singer's mother Katherine Jackson - who is The Guardian of her late son's children, Prince Michael, 14, Paris, 13, and 10-year-old 'Blanket', whose real name is Prince Michael II - has revealed the youngster wanted an item of clothing that her dad had worn and still smells like him because she doesn't want his scent to ever go away.

Katherine - who along with the kids lost Michael in June 2009 - said: "She took a pillow and one of his jackets, and said, 'I don't want a jacket that's been cleaned. I want something with his scent on it.' She put the jacket over the pillow and she breathes it. It's still there.  

"She said, 'I don't ever want it cleaned. He's worn it and it smells of him and I don't ever want the smell to go away.' "

Katherine believes Michael's children will grow up to be "just like him", especially Paris, who insists on having her walls filled with pictures of her pop legend father.

She added to the Daily Mail newspaper: "They're doing OK. I'm doing OK. It's hard being a mother and losing your child. It shouldn't be that way round.

"Prince is a very good student. He's always saying, 'Grandma I got a 98 in my test.' It makes me happy to see them smile.

"They are all going to be like him, especially Paris. She has pictures of him hanging all over her wall. 

"When I had a decorator come in who moved them, she put them all back. 'I want daddy hanging on the walls,' she said. I don't know how she could, but she does."