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Will Katherine Jackson Lose Custody of Michael's Kids?

Inside the Fight for Michael Jackson's Kids

Originally posted 04/22/2014 02:05PM

Despite reports that Debbie Rowe, 55, is now seeking custody of Michael Jackson's three kids, a source close to the family says the children's grandmother, Katherine Jackson, who currently shares guardianship of Prince, 17, Paris, 16, and Blanket, 12, with their cousin T.J. Jackson, is not concerned.

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Debbie Rowe Is Engaged

Debbie Rowe Engaged to Marc Schaffel

Originally posted 04/11/2014 01:05PM

Michael Jackson's ex Debbie Rowe is set to wed long-time friend (and one-time producer for the late icon), Marc Schaffel.

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Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson Feared Pain and Trusted Doctors | Debbie Rowe

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Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson Feared Pain and Trusted Doctors

Originally posted 08/14/2013 05:15PM

The mother of Michael Jackson's two eldest children reluctantly testified for the defense Wednesday that Jackson inappropriately used Propofol at least 12 years before his death – and was warned that he was playing with fire.

Debbie Rowe, called to the stand for lawyers defending concert promoter AEG against the Jackson family's wrongful death case, said Jackson used the potentially fatal anesthetic to help catch up on sleep in between show days when he brought his 1997 HIStory tour to Germany.

The two were married from 1996 to 1999.

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Paris Jackson Leaves UCLA for Residential Treatment | Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson Leaves Hospital for Residential Treatment Center

Originally posted 07/13/2013 05:30AM

After a month at UCLA Medical Center following her June 5 suicide attempt, Paris Jackson left the hospital on Tuesday and headed to an undisclosed residential treatment center, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

The facility was selected by the 15-year-old's grandmother Katherine and her biological mother Debbie Rowe on the advice of Paris's UCLA doctors.

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Paris Jackson Is 'Strong Like Her Father,' Says Mom Debbie Rowe | Debbie Rowe, Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson Is 'Strong Like Her Father,' Says Debbie Rowe

Originally posted 07/01/2013 05:00PM

Paris Jackson has a message for everyone who's supported her following her suicide attempt and subsequent hospitalization: Thank you.

"My daughter has asked that I extend a huge thank you for all your thoughts and prayers and support," her mother, Debbie Rowe, Tweeted Monday. "She is strong like her father."

Paris, 15, has been in a treatment center since being admitted to the psychiatric facility at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles in June.

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Paris Jackson Timeline: From Masks in Public to Suicide Attempt | Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson Timeline: From Masks in Public to Suicide Attempt

Originally posted 06/10/2013 07:25AM

As an aspiring actress, a natural beauty and a self-proclaimed "clean" teen, Paris Jackson seemed to be on the right track.

Despite her best efforts to lead a normal life, Jackson, who in 2009 lost her father, the iconic Michael Jackson, has faced situations that would test any person. Last Wednesday, she attempted suicide.

Here's a look at a very full life compressed into 15 years.

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INSIDE STORY: Paris Jackson Depressed, Sent a 'Cry for Help' | Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson Depressed, Sent a 'Cry for Help,' Says Family Source

Originally posted 06/05/2013 06:00PM

Paris Jackson's hospitalization Wednesday for a suicide attempt came after a lengthy depression, a source close to the Jackson family tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"Paris has been very, very depressed for a while. She's been throwing fits and tantrums, kicking and screaming and cutting herself," says the source.

PEOPLE has confirmed that Jackson, 15, cut her wrists with a kitchen knife and took as many as 20 ibuprofen tablets, and is now stabilized at a Southern California hospital.

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PHOTO: Paris Jackson Bonds with Debbie Rowe at a Horse Farm | Debbie Rowe, Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson Bonds with Mom Debbie Rowe at a Horse Farm

Originally posted 05/06/2013 11:30AM

A new pony for Paris?

Michael Jackson's daughter, now 15, spent the past weekend with her mother, Debbie Rowe, scoping out horses at a ranch in Temecula, Calif.

Rowe, 54, who lives on a ranch, breeds horses and who has rekindled a relationship with her daughter in recent months, accompanied Paris to Bricker Performance Ponies, a training and show horse facility in Riverside County, Calif. They later shared a sushi meal, capping off a relaxed weekend together.

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Why Paris Jackson Is Reconciling with Her Mother

Paris Jackson Reconnecting with Her Mother Debbie Rowe: Source

Originally posted 04/29/2013 05:00PM

For years, Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's ex-wife and the mother of two of his children, was out of the picture.

As followers of the frequently bizarre Jackson family saga know, the former dermatology nurse – who was married to Jackson from 1996 to 1999 – gave her pop star husband sole custody of Michael Joseph "Prince" Jackson Jr., 16, and Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson, 15, in the divorce.

Rowe, 54, was awarded $8 million in the settlement and, except for occasional visits with her children, steered clear of the family. She settled in Palmdale, Calif., about an hour outside Los Angeles, breeding horses and zealously guarding her privacy.

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Lawyer: Debbie Rowe Won't Give Up Parental Rights

Lawyer: Debbie Rowe Won't Give Up Parental Rights

Originally posted 07/14/2009 01:45PM

Debbie Rowe, the mother of Michael Jackson's two oldest children, is keeping her parental rights, says her attorney in denying a report that Rowe reached a $4 million custody deal with the entertainer's family.

"There has been no agreement reached between Ms. Rowe and the Jacksons," lawyer Eric George says in an open letter to the New York Post. "Ms. Rowe has not and will not give up her parental rights. No determination has been reached concerning custody or visitation. And Ms. Rowe has not accepted and will not accept any additional financial consideration beyond the spousal support she and Michael personally agreed to several years ago."

George demanded an "immediate retraction" to the Post's anonymously sourced story Tuesday that said Jackson's "baby mama" had "sold her kids again" by "squeezing about $4 million from her former mother-in-law" in exchange for relinquishing her parental rights.

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