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MJ's KIDS

Going To the Tribute Concert

DESPITE Jermaine's Wishes

8/13/2011 1:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Michael Jackson
's children have decided they want to fly to Wales to catch the upcoming MJ Tribute Concert in person ... despite the fact they're getting pushback from two of their famous uncles.

An MJ family rep tells us, "Paris, Blanket and Prince have been asked to attend the MJ Tribute in Wales and they have decided to go."

The rep adds, "They are extremely excited and they're hoping they will have the opportunity to contribute in some way by making a speech.  Nothing has been set in stone yet for how they can help, but they really hope they can. "

However, we're told, "Jermaine and Randy are fighting it."

As TMZ previously reported, the two brothers feel the timing of the tribute is "inappropriate" -- explaining, "We find it impossible to support an event that is due to take place during the criminal trial surrounding Michael's death."

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16.

pancake    

Jermaine and Randy most not been getting a cut

982 days ago
17.

aston    

They are nice kids, and I can understand that they want to go to Wales with grandma and partake in a tribute to their Dad. But the grim truth is they are being used for financial gain for several people who are NOT charities. This happens again and again. Michael would not have liked this at all.

982 days ago
18.

juan lopez    

i hope everybody is ready for "The greatest test of....


lol...

982 days ago
19.

mymjj5.    

There's nothing wrong with honest financial gain. If the kids are going to be paid for their appearances...good for them!!! Keep going kids. Your father started working at age 5, you kids have a lot of catching up to do.......LOL!
Keep going!

982 days ago
20.

MigraineMomma    

That tribute is not going to happen. Its a mess!

982 days ago
21.

Jennifer    

I think the uncles should mind their own business. These children have been through so much. And which do you think would be a better environment for them..a concert honoring their father? Or a criminal trial about their father's death? Let the kids find some happiness in all this mess!

982 days ago
22.

Ih8Taxes    

Oh, these poor kids, let's all feel bad for them and the millions of dollars they've inherited while other children in America are barely surviving. And by the way, THEY'RE NOT HIS BIOLOGICAL CHILDREN!

982 days ago
23.

Ashley    

They have school though, right? However, I think it'd be best if they were away during their dad's trial. Kids at school can be cruel...about as cruel as some of the TMZ readers' comments. :(

982 days ago
24.

Ashley    

LMAO, honestly, do you think these kids really care that some of you don't think they are Michael's biological kids? Michael didn't owe anybody any explanations about his kids or his skin (though we know the TRUTH on that, he had vitiligo, confirmed by autopsy when his skin was examined under a microscope). Michael could very easily be the biological father, but some of you are so deep into your hatred of him that you're trying to take it out on his kids. They are innocent kids! I don't care if those kids think they are black, white, biracial, whatever, they are Michael's kids. But most importantly, they are well-behaved, well-adjusted, normal children.

Anybody wanting to say Blanket is "off" is an idiot. He's 9. He's shy. He doesn't like the paparazzi. He clearly doesn't like the invasiveness of the photogs being all around every time he goes out with his siblings.

Stop picking on these children. They haven't done anything wrong. And yeah, they're inheriting millions of dollars, and you know what, even if a DNA test were to prove they weren't his, that wouldn't change the fact that he raised them and left that money to them in his will. He was their legal father, and whether you believe he was their real father or not, no amount of "those kids are white" and "them ain't his kids" is going to change the fact that in the eyes of the law, they are his kids, and they will be inheriting that money. They have every right to it as his children, biological or not.

982 days ago
25.

Sloane    

the children appear to be well mannered and intelligent and I know must miss their father terribly
.
that being said...
someone needs to cut "Blanket's" hair and start calling him by his given now!
if the name nonsense continues much longer will be stuck with it for life
.

the oldest boy is actually legally named
Michael Joseph Jackson Jr
the girl is named
Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson
and the youngest one is legally named
Prince Michael Jackson II
.
so by Jackson deciding to nickname the oldest boy Prince- he is actually being called by the youngest child's name
so how does he solve that problem
not by correcting it
or a legal name change for the first born,
but by adding to the confusion and calling him Blanket when he was barely months old!
.
Jackson was a bit weird- let's face it- super talented, but weird
and to continue to call the younger one Blanket is not cute, nor do I think it is responsible parenting ( now on Katherine Jackson's part)
.
it's weird and becoming more inappropriate by the day- he is o longer a baby or a toddler
do the teachers say: "Blanket...do know where Alaska is on the map"
that would just add to the ridiculousness of it all!
so someone in the Jackson family should start to use come common sense where this is concerned
just my opinion-not sure if anyone else thinks like I do???

982 days ago
26.

mj fan forever    

THIS IS ABSOLUTELY FAKE!!! THEY ARE PUSHING THEM INTO THIS SHAMEFUL SCAM TO CONVINCE THEM THEY ARE HONORING THEIR FATHER WHEN THESE BUNCH OF LEECHES PARASITES ARE JUST USING THEM FOR EXPLOITING THEIR FATHER AGAIN TO MAKE MONEY!!! EVERY TIME THESE LEECHES NEED MORE MONEY THEY DRAG ON MICHAEL'S CHILDREN IN THE MIDDLE AND NOW TO CONVINCE MORE CHICKENS TO DISBURSE MORE MONEY, TOO!!!! NO DOUBT MICHAEL WOULD BE HORRIFIED BY THE WAY DISGRACE KATHERINE ALONG WITH HER LAZY FAMILY ARE USING EVEN HIS CHILDREN TO MAKE MONEY AT HIS BACK AND EVEN DURING MURDERER'S TRIAL!!! ANYTHING FOR MONEY!!! SHAME!!!!

982 days ago
27.

some guy    

Teddy believes the attention whores known as Jermaine and Randy should join his charity and go to Somalia and manually dig a well.

982 days ago
28.

Jackie    

HA HA...so the rep always calls TMZ. why do they need to let the World know that these kids will be attending the concert. Oh wait a minute....TMZ PAYS for the story.

982 days ago
29.

kp    

Jermaine and Randy are fighting it."
Why is that, too many hands in the cookie jar?

982 days ago
30.

Anthony    

I think that is a ridiculous reason for the kids to not attend. What is the difference if a trial is going on or not, the man is still dead and the kids want to honor him. Of course the brothers are thinking this will dilute any tribute concert that they themselves can run but if they do it in the US it will still be a success. This one the kids want to go to is in Wales for crying out loud.

982 days ago
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