Jermaine: 'Michael Wouldn't Like Kids' New Lives'

MICHAEL JACKSON's brother JERMAINE is convinced the late superstar wouldn't be happy if he knew about his children's new found freedom - they are set to attend public school and can leave the house without wearing a veil.
Jackson's mother Katherine was granted custody of the star's three kids - Prince Michael, 13, Paris, 12 and eight-year-old Blanket - after his death last year (09).
Since living with their grandmother, the children's lives have changed dramatically and many of their father's old rules have fallen by the wayside - including his desire to keep the youngsters out of the public eye. The children were allowed into the spotlight after Jackson's death, appearing at his televised memorial, while Prince also gave a speech at the Grammy Awards.
Katherine has also let the children go out without their faces covered and agreed to let them attend public school for the first time - but Jackson's brother Jermaine insists his late sibling would be worried about the changes.
He tells Britain's Hello! magazine, "A lot of things he wouldn't like. He didn't want them to be all over the media, he wanted them to have a normal life, and it was hard with him so famous."
But Jermaine is adamant the kids' lives are changing for the better, adding, "They have to fit into society at some point, to become citizens... They're going to go to a private school with other kids and know what it's like to have a friend. Absolutely. It's the best for them."


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it s good for them to know others children yes, but it s dangerous too! If they met bad people or crazy for money; bad young! what you can do ! if they are pick up FOR MONEY????? or because they are only MICHAEL S CHILDREN!!! ALL THE CRAZIES ARE NOT IN PSYCHIATRIC SOME OF THEM ARE FREE!!!! be care MICHAEL WAS NOT INSANE.....
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I agree with you astrig! Michael wasn't insane or stupid He knew what he was doing he was a protective parent a great dad that loved his kids anybody in their right mind would want to protect their kids from the crazy evil people after all he was the BIGGEST STAR Kathrine use wisdom your son knew what he was doing when he kept his kids from the spotlight it was for their good.
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I have always thought Katherine has disrespected some of Michael's parenting since his death.I have also thought Katherine disprespected Michael as he was a child and a grown up.I do know she supported him and was very loving.I believe she should keep raising the children the way Michael did.Those children were very well educated had mature mannerism and respect.Michael did fabulous.Why is she changing it?Disrespect.
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prince michael, paris and blanket are loved by their grandmother mrs. katherine jackson. i have looked at photo's in the media, where they were attending kingdom hall, they know that Jehovaih is there for them, and they will be well rounded peoplethey needed a life without masks outside. this was something that michael stressed about, saying that they had been threaten, He took, the coveing of themto protect them from the media, and those who threaten their lives he loved them. so much, as his ddaughter stated. Now the child protective services has stepped- in. attacking jermaines children, I am ssure that Mrs. Jackson, has the same love for Jermaine's family as well as Michael. you must understand the Jermaine is still the head of his household and family. Michael is not there,anymore. I realize that the family loves each and every member and that there is no favorites. stop trying to disrupt, everything with your slander.
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Their Father would not agree with some of the decisions that his Mother has made with his children. He was all about protecting his children especially their identity. Michael Jackson was a great Father. A very sweet, polite, and respectful person. You can see these same qualities in his children.
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Well if they turn out like Jermaines then you have to WORRY! Jermaine can hardly talk his kids talk like chavs & act like chavs! They did a video showing a posh hotel they stayed at recently (propably all funded by michael!)Why disrespect MJ so badly with how he raised the kids??Also, if i remember right a month before he died these kids had gone out WITHOUT their vails! (get your facts right jermaine it seemed like the vails had stopped)Thing i wonder is.. the jacksons might be thinking these kids hold a LOT of money, when katherine dies they will get it all bar 20% for charities and i think jermaine etc propably feel they need to play the "nice uncle" to secure some dosh when they get old enough to leave and set up their own homes. At the moment he's getting it off katherines allowance but without katherine??? - ever since mj died these kids have been OVER exposed in my opinion - almost used. Basically dont think they can TALK. i mean they are slagging of MJ's parenting, very nice loving brother he's got there - he propably tells the kids they got a better life now! Please email me on alsortsofpet (at) gmail (dot) com if you want to talk Michael and his kids - very interested in otehr peoples opinions on this subject!P.S. I am a huge fan of MJ have been for a long time!! X
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Opps put wrong email its alsortsofpets (at) gmail (dot) com ... I wrote a previous comment saying if anyone wanted to talk his kids based on what i said in my first comments please email me i'd love to hear other opinions!!!
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Michael made a great job with his children, when u see those kids, u can see that they are amazing, smart, respectful and loving like Michael, without a doubt Michael Jackson was a great great father. now he is not more for them, and now the children are growing with less rules, Im not sure if it is good for them... however, I am happy very much that they dont use mask now and that they go to a school with other children, in some moment they had to out to the public light!
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Well they say it takes a village...sooooo. this is another part of the village...besides MJ left the care of his childreen to....KJ...home schooling can isolate kids if you do not involve them in the community...boyscouts....church youth group...teen leadership programs...sports, ect....It will be interesting to see how MJ's children turn out...I know only positive thoughts are directed at them....The J3:} It's not all bad especially when you fully accept your dad's death...He will be your inspiration and you will do your best to honor him...We all miss him deeply and love him deeply...He was indeed a special man his spirituality was such a force. MJ was in tune with the universe....Bless you...
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I agree MJ was very loving and protective to his children, and though his methods appeared to be too protective, yet I believe he had a good point there. He always felt threatened, either by paparazzi or many other sources that wanted to nail him or his reputation and those would seek every opportunity even the innocent children. In my opinion, now that he's gone :( the threats are much less for the kids. The main target is no more to get. So I'm happy that his children are starting to live a normal life and wouldn't think they would be severely endangered.
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