Michael Jackson’s three children, Prince, Paris, and Bigi, made a rare red carpet appearance at the opening night of “MJ: The Musical” in London, marking their first joint public appearance in over a decade.

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Paris Jackson during the opening night of "MJ: The Musical"on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

Paris Jackson during the opening night of “MJ: The Musical”on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

Prince, Paris, and Bigi Jackson honored their late father’s legacy, instantly attracting widespread attention on social media. Photographs of them at the event quickly circulated the internet, showcasing their distinct styles and the unmistakable bond they share as siblings.

Prince, the eldest, presented a classic look with a black suit and tie, complemented by a maroon button-down, his hair neatly combed backward. Bigi opted for a more relaxed vibe, donning a white half-buttoned shirt under a buttoned suit. His long hair was styled casually, parting in the middle.

Prince Jackson, Paris Jackson and Bigi Jackson during the opening night of "MJ: The Musical"on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Jackson, Paris Jackson and Bigi Jackson during the opening night of “MJ: The Musical”on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

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Meanwhile, Paris, made a striking statement in a cinnamon off-shoulder dress, embodying elegance and poise. However, it wasn’t their fashion choices that struck the public but their resemblance, or lack thereof, to their dad.

Prince Jackson, Paris Jackson and Bigi Jackson during the opening night of "MJ: The Musical"on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Jackson, Paris Jackson and Bigi Jackson during the opening night of “MJ: The Musical”on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

The siblings’ appearance prompted a flood of reactions from fans, with many taking to social media to express their thoughts. Among the comments, one user questioned, “Are they his bio kids? Same white mom? They don’t look like MJ at all ???”

Paris Jackson and Bigi Jackson during the opening night of "MJ: The Musical"on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

Paris Jackson and Bigi Jackson during the opening night of “MJ: The Musical”on March 27, 2024, in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

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Meanwhile, others saw a resemblance between Bigi and MJ, writing, “The younger [kid] kinda looks like MJ”. A second echoed, “Bigi really looks like MJ.” Others added, “The spitting image of their father!!!” and “Blanket [is] the only one that look [sic] like he could be Michael’s biological kid.”

Paris and Prince Jackson at the 75th Annual Tony Awards in New York City on June 12, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Paris and Prince Jackson at the 75th Annual Tony Awards in New York City on June 12, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson at the 29th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California on January 9, 2002 | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson at the 29th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California on January 9, 2002 | Source: Getty Images

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Despite the opinions regarding their resemblance to their father, many comments focused on the siblings’ well-being and their right to be recognized as Michael’s children. “People are so obsessed with denying they are MJ’s children. What is wrong with you all? Michael loved them and chose to be their father until the day he died,” one user remarked.

Another shared, “Beautiful to see them together and thriving. Gotta be so hard to live up to everyone’s expectations of their father. I wish them so much love.”

Bigi Jackson at the annual THRILLER Halloween Party as the host in 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Bigi Jackson at the annual THRILLER Halloween Party as the host in 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse on May 4, 2005 in Santa Maria, California | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse on May 4, 2005 in Santa Maria, California | Source: Getty Images

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The siblings, although infrequently seen together in the public eye, share a bond that transcends their rare appearances. They sometimes discuss their lives through interviews, providing insights into their private world.

In 2022, Prince offered a rare peek into the dynamics of their relationship, revealing a deep-rooted connection among the trio. He highlighted how their individual strengths and weaknesses seamlessly complement one another, fostering a supportive environment.

Blanket, Paris and Prince Jackson at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hand & Footprint ceremony in Los Angeles, California on January 26, 2012 | Source: Getty Images

Blanket, Paris and Prince Jackson at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre Hand & Footprint ceremony in Los Angeles, California on January 26, 2012 | Source: Getty Images

Paris Jackson, Katherine Jackson, Bigi Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson, and Joe Jackson at Michael Jackson's memorial service in 2009 | Source: Getty Images

Paris Jackson, Katherine Jackson, Bigi Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson, and Joe Jackson at Michael Jackson’s memorial service in 2009 | Source: Getty Images

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Despite the challenges posed by their work commitments and travel schedules, which sometimes keep them apart, the moments they manage to spend together are cherished. Prince emphasized the significance of these reunions, marking each opportunity to connect with his siblings as special and invaluable.

Contrary to widespread speculation, Michael never adopted his children. Investigations revealed that neither Jackson nor his ex-wife Debbie Rowe, the mother of Michael Jr. and Paris, are the biological parents of the two.

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Similarly, Michael was not the biological father of Prince Michael II, also known as Bigi. Despite these revelations, legal documents confirm that Jackson never undertook the process to adopt any of his children legally.

Michael Jackson seen on May 26, 2005 in Santa Maria, California | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson seen on May 26, 2005 in Santa Maria, California | Source: Getty Images

It has been suggested that at the time of the children’s births, Jackson saw no potential threat from any third party who might claim custody, including Debbie. This confidence may explain why he never felt the need to secure their relationship through formal adoption procedures.

Michael Jackson walks with his daughter Paris on October 12, 2005 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson walks with his daughter Paris on October 12, 2005 in London, England | Source: Getty Images

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Despite these complexities, Paris holds a firm belief in her connection to Michael, not just as a guardian but as her biological father. In her own words, Paris affirmed her bond with unwavering conviction.

“He is my father,” she asserted. “He will always be my father. He never wasn’t, and he never will not be. People that knew him really well say they see him in me, that it’s almost scary.”

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Michael’s legacy as a global music icon is well-documented, but his role as a father truly encapsulated his enduring influence. His children, growing into compassionate and well-rounded individuals, are a testament to his guiding principles of kindness, understanding, and the importance of education.

Michael instilled in his children a profound sense of responsibility towards others and the world around them, shaping their outlook and actions in significant ways.

Prince Michael, Blanket, and Paris Jackson during the immortalization of their dad Michael Jackson at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hand & Footprint ceremony in Los Angeles, California on January 26, 2012 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Michael, Blanket, and Paris Jackson during the immortalization of their dad Michael Jackson at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre Hand & Footprint ceremony in Los Angeles, California on January 26, 2012 | Source: Getty Images

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Jermaine Jackson, Michael’s brother, lauded the King of Pop as “an example of what fatherhood should be.” He noted that Michael embodied both paternal and maternal qualities, giving his children the same love and emotional support their grandmother provided to their father and his siblings.

Prince Michael, Paris, and Blanket, Jackson at FOX's "The X Factor" Top 7 Live Performance Show in West Hollywood, California on November 30, 2011 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Michael, Paris, and Blanket, Jackson at FOX’s “The X Factor” Top 7 Live Performance Show in West Hollywood, California on November 30, 2011 | Source: Getty Images

Paris also reflected on her upbringing with fondness, highlighting the open-minded environment Michael fostered. She recalled how her father embraced her interests and curiosities with humor and support rather than judgment.

Paris Jackson at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS in West Hollywood, California on September 17, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Paris Jackson at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS in West Hollywood, California on September 17, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

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Education was also a priority for Michael, but he approached it with a critical eye, ensuring his children understood the complexities of history beyond the sanitized narratives often presented. His honesty, coupled with a surprisingly candid manner of speaking, left a lasting impression on his children, illustrating his multifaceted personality.

Paris Jackson attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala in New York City on May 7, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Paris Jackson attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala in New York City on May 7, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Now much older, Paris and her siblings continue to live out their father’s work and teachings.Bigi is notably extending his father’s legacy through activism, particularly in environmental causes.

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He has become an advocate for the planet, urging leaders and communities alike to confront the urgent challenges of climate change. Bigi’s commitment to these issues is a direct reflection of the values Michael imparted—compassion for others and a relentless pursuit of truth and justice.

Through their various endeavors and perspectives, Michael’s children exemplify the profound impact of his teachings, continuing to honor his memory by embodying the principles he held dear.

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A few days ago, it was reported that Michael Jackson’s youngest son, Bigi “Blanket” Jackson, filed documents against his grandmother. In his document, Bigi asked the court to prevent Katherine, his grandmother, from using funds from the late singer’s estate.

Katherine Jackson and Bigi Jackson at the Jackson Family donation event at Children's Hospital Los Angeles on August 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

Katherine Jackson and Bigi Jackson at the Jackson Family donation event at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on August 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

According to the reports, Katherine wants to use the money to appeal a past ruling. It concerns her son’s property. Before, Bigi and Katherine were on the same side. They sought to stop the executors of Jackson’s estate from a business transaction.

Prince Michael, Katherine Jackson, Bigi, and Paris Jackson with Justin Bieber at the immortalization of Michael Jackson on January 26, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Michael, Katherine Jackson, Bigi, and Paris Jackson with Justin Bieber at the immortalization of Michael Jackson on January 26, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

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The nature of the transaction is unknown. But, it reportedly involved the executors wanting to sell half of the late singer’s music catalog to Sony. Unfortunately, Bigi and Katherine lost their case with the court ruling against them.

Bigi Jackson and Katherine Jackson at the immortalization of Michael Jackson on January 26, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Bigi Jackson and Katherine Jackson at the immortalization of Michael Jackson on January 26, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Since losing, Bigi has given up on the case. However, Katherine Jackson did not, and she decided to appeal. Bigi did not support her decision and did not want to be part of it. On that note, he wants the court to stop his grandmother. He does not want her to use money from Michael’s estate to pay the legal bills.

Bigi, Katherine, and Prince Jackson at a ceremony honoring Michael Jackson at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles, California on August 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

Bigi, Katherine, and Prince Jackson at a ceremony honoring Michael Jackson at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, California on August 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

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While a judge has not ruled on her appeal, Bigi Jackson does not believe Katherine would win. He also can’t see how it would benefit the trust’s beneficiaries if she continued to fight. Now, he is asking the court to only repay her for the money she spent before her appeal.

Katherine Jackson at The Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts on August 28, 2014, in Gary, Indiana. | Source: Getty Images

Katherine Jackson at The Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts on August 28, 2014, in Gary, Indiana. | Source: Getty Images

Social media users have shared their thoughts on the issue on X, formerly Twitter. One user wrote, “Ummm, BLANKET….or whatever your name is, that is THEEE KATHERINE JACKSON AND HER BILLS MUST ALWAYS BE PAID!”

Another stated, “He better leave Miss.Katherine Jackson alone before DNA gets called and rocks his world.” One penned, “#BlanketJackson suing #KATHERINEJACKSON??? They’re not even BLOOD relatives!!! HOW DARE THEY!! #MichaelJackson.”

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Katherine Jackson at "Goin' Back to Indiana: Can You Feel It" the Gary, Indiana Chamber of Commerce's event honoring Katherine Jackson on August 31, 2012, in Gary, Indiana

Katherine Jackson at “Goin’ Back to Indiana: Can You Feel It” the Gary, Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s event honoring Katherine Jackson on August 31, 2012, in Gary, Indiana

A social media user commented, “Everyone keeps asking me to comment on the lawsuit that Michael’s little white children brought against queen Mama Katherine and I have no comment. This is who HE chose. We have to start respecting Black men’s choices and who they decide to give their kingdoms too.”

Another social media user who supports Katherine tweeted, “No one has given more to the world than Katherine Jackson. I don’t know what the lawsuit was about but she deserves.”

Bigi, Katherine, and Prince Jackson at a ceremony honoring Michael Jackson at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles, California on August 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

Bigi, Katherine, and Prince Jackson at a ceremony honoring Michael Jackson at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, California on August 8, 2011. | Source: Getty Images

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While Michael Jackson was growing up, his mother was a homemaker. She was married to Joseph Jackson, who worked as a steel mill worker. Her first home with her large family had two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a small utility room.

She would make the clothes her children wore. For their footwear, she shopped from sales or the Salvation Army store. When her husband lost his job, she would go with him to farms. They would pick vegetables there, and she would store them after canning for her family.

Katherine and Joseph Jackson in Paris in November 1991 | Source: Getty Images

Katherine and Joseph Jackson in Paris in November 1991 | Source: Getty Images

As they were not wealthy, Katherine and her husband always planned ahead. They would buy meat in large quantities and store it in the freezer. This would last them for a long time.

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At the time of Michael’s death, his will stated that if any of his children were minors, he nominated his mother as their guardian. However, he wrote that if she was dead, unable, or unwilling to be their guardian, he nominated Diana Ross to act in that capacity.

Michael Jackson and his mother Katherine Jackson at the Santa Barbara County courthouse on April 4, 2005, in California. | Source: Getty Images

Michael Jackson and his mother Katherine Jackson at the Santa Barbara County courthouse on April 4, 2005, in California. | Source: Getty Images

Michael’s children are Prince Michael Jr., Paris Michael Katherine, and Prince Michael Joseph II. They are now adults. When Bigi was 18, he bought an over two million dollar home in Calabasas, California. He bought the place because he loved his privacy.

When Bigi and his siblings were much younger, they split an $8 million allowance yearly. The money increased from $5 million as their father’s estate grew in its earnings.

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Prince Michael Jackson II, Paris Jackson, and Prince Jackson at the Los Angeles opening of "Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour" on January 27, 2012. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Michael Jackson II, Paris Jackson, and Prince Jackson at the Los Angeles opening of “Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour” on January 27, 2012. | Source: Getty Images

However, when Bigi was 15, Katherine passed his guardianship to his cousin, Tito Joe “TJ” Jackson. In her filing, the then-87-year-old Katherine noted that she could no longer fulfill her duties.

Despite his recent troubles with his grandmother, Bigi is close to his siblings. Two years ago, he remarked that he and his siblings continue to honor their father’s legacy. Bigi is a climate change activist. He loves to do things that he hopes people can benefit from.

Prince Michael Jackson II, Paris Jackson, and Prince Jackson at the St. Paul Saints Vs. The Gary SouthShore RailCats baseball game at on August 30, 2012, in Gary, Indiana. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Michael Jackson II, Paris Jackson, and Prince Jackson at the St. Paul Saints Vs. The Gary SouthShore RailCats baseball game at on August 30, 2012, in Gary, Indiana. | Source: Getty Images

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In the aftermath of the lawsuit, Katherine Jackson laid out her grievances against the executors of the estate. Her claims are sharply defined, accusing the executors of retaining the estate’s assets to maintain control and circumvent the trust’s more generous distribution mandates.

Katherine Jackson during the Michael Jackson Hand And Footprint Ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on January 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California | Source: Getty Images

Katherine Jackson during the Michael Jackson Hand And Footprint Ceremony at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on January 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California | Source: Getty Images

According to the legal documents, Katherine is convinced that the court possesses the power to instruct the executors to use estate funds to pay for her legal costs.

In a countermove, the estate’s executors, John McClain, and John Branca, submitted legal documents arguing against the necessity for the estate to bear Katherine’s legal expenses.

Katherine Jackson attends the press conference of "Michael Jackson Children Foundation" at the Keio Plaza Hotel on December 12, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan | Source: Getty Images

Katherine Jackson attends the press conference of “Michael Jackson Children Foundation” at the Keio Plaza Hotel on December 12, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan | Source: Getty Images

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They highlighted that since 2009, Katherine has received over $55 million and emphasized that all her requests for personal care and maintenance since her son’s demise have been met without refusal.

Katherine Jackson attends the press conference of "Michael Jackson Children Foundation" at the Keio Plaza Hotel on December 12, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan | Source: Getty Images

Katherine Jackson attends the press conference of “Michael Jackson Children Foundation” at the Keio Plaza Hotel on December 12, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan | Source: Getty Images

The executors’ lawyers countered Katherine’s allegations, stating, “Contrary to claims made by Mrs. Jackson’s counsel, the executors have indeed generously supported Mrs. Jackson’s maintenance, care, and well-being.”

Amid the escalating exchange of accusations, Michael Jackson’s nephew, Taj Jackson, has come forward to champion his grandmother’s cause. He issued a stern warning to those disparaging and undermining her, implicitly threatening to confront the detractors directly.

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