08:11 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 06/25/2014 08:30AM
It's been five years since the King of Pop passed away, and like the medieval regents of old, the years after his death have seen his kingdom divided up between a number of warring claimants.
But the former king's influence is still felt all across the pop-music landscape. Below, read just 13 ways Michael Jackson's legacy is still with fans today.
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.
Originally posted 12/20/2013 06:30PM
Michael Jackson's family is trying to release a new documentary about the late singer, and they want his fans to get in on the action.
The late singer's mother, Katherine, has penned a letter to his fans on fundanything.com requesting their financial support to help reach a $3.2 million goal to complete the nearly finished documentary Remembering Michael.
She described the film as a "tribute documentary film project that Michael's children Paris, Prince, Blanket and I have been working on for years," she wrote. "Our goal with this film is to share a positive, loving and respectful tribute to Michael, who spent his entire life sharing his gifts with the great hope of making the world a better place."
Originally posted 09/04/2013 11:30AM
Don't believe everything you read. Despite recent reports that 16-year-old Prince Jackson is rebelling against his family, his aunt La Toya Jackson tells PEOPLE he's doing great.
"He's really great. He's a good kid. He makes wonderful grades," she said Tuesday night at her debut in the off-Broadway show NEWSical.
Jackson, 57, who has been a mentor to Prince since his father's death in 2009, says the teen still wants to become a director.
Originally posted 06/26/2013 02:55PM
Prince Jackson arrived at a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to testify in a case filed over his superstar father's death four years ago.
The eldest son of Michael Jackson wore a dark suit and black tie as he walked into the courtroom where a judge is hearing the negligence case against AEG Live LLC.
The 16-year-old is the first member of his family to testify in the case, which is now in its ninth week.
Originally posted 06/06/2013 07:15AM
A day after the news of his sister Paris Jackson's hospitalization for a suicide attempt, Prince Michael Jackson I has bowed out of a scheduled appearance on highly rated German TV show.
Prince Michael, 16, was to have filled in for Paris, 15, on Wetten, dass ...? (Wanna Bet?). Paris was originally booked on the program for its summer edition filmed in Mallorca, Spain.
On Thursday, a spokeswoman at German TV station ZDF told PEOPLE that the production team is in contact with Prince Michael's management, which canceled his trip to Europe.
Originally posted 02/19/2013 09:35AM
Michael Jackson's son, Prince Michael, stepped into a world his late father knew well, becoming a special correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.
Mentored by the show's Brooke Anderson, the 16-year-old interviewed actors James Franco, Zach Braff and director Sam Raimi for their new film Oz the Great and Powerful for shows airing this week.
"We have a mutual connection, and I have been working to do something with him for a while," Anderson tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 08/31/2012 11:35AM
After making a pilgrimage to their father's hometown of Gary, Ind., this week, Michael Jackson's children continued to celebrate what would have been the King of Pop's 54th birthday by participating in America's favorite pastime.
On Thursday, Prince, 15, Paris, 14, and Blanket, 10, along with their aunt, La Toya Jackson, 56, attended a Gary Southshore Railcats baseball game – where they threw out ceremonial pitches in honor of their father.
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