Michael Jackson's Children May Star on Reality Show

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The family of the late Michael Jackson is reportedly at odds over whether his three children should star in an upcoming A&E reality show about the famous family.

The buzzed-about program will reportedly include Michael's kids - Prince I, 12, Paris, 11, and Prince II (Blanket), 7, although not everyone's happy about it.

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Count eldest sister Rebbie Jackson, 59, who has refused to be in the series (called The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty, set to air in December) among the detractors.

Rebbie, who has been rumored to be a potential guardian for the three children now and down the line, along with her mother Katherine Jackson, "feels Michael would be rolling in his grave if he knew his kids would be on this show," says a source.

Given that Michael fiercely guarded the children's privacy and raised them with the hope they would lead the normal life he never had, she's probably correct.

The children of Michael Jackson at the star's July 7 memorial service.

While youngest sister Janet Jackson, 43, is on board, mom Katherine, who the kids are currently living with "is just going along with things," a source continues.

Still, one of the creators of the program - which will be either five one-hour episodes or 10 half-hour episodes - says the entire family shines on the series.

"We have 23 cast members with the last name Jackson," executive producer Jodi Gomes said. "They've done a great job opening up about losing a brother."

In addition to coping with the loss of their father, the children have all been the subject of paternity rumors since he passed away. Should they be left alone?

Should Michael Jackson's children be on a reality show?

 

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if they are then that is really disgusting for the family to be profiting over the death of mj and exploiting his children

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i heard that the grandmother disregarded these rumors saying that they are not going to be staring in the show

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They have the nerve to try and make money off those kids. The family should not be allowed to collect any profits and all proceeds should go to the kids. OH!!! Vote not to let them on the show. It' underage pimping.....

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That's sick! Really, they've just lost their father and now people want to make a reality show about it!! Thats awful!