Poor Blanket. One day, he’s being dangled over a balcony by his dad. Then, years later, an older cousin orders a freaking stun gun online to taser the tyke.
Jermaine Jackson’s 13-year-old son, Jaafar, ordered a stun gun online, and according to reports, Blanket (a.k.a. Prince Michael Jackson II) was the target.
Presumably just as a (horribly misguided) prank? We hope?
Randy Jackson initially said that the gun was confiscated by security when it was delivered three weeks ago and locked up by guardian Katherine Jackson.
TMZ reports that children at the Jackson home were playing with the gun last week, however, specifically using the gun on the second floor of the house.
Security guards on the property were perplexed because they couldn’t figure out where the noise was coming from … nor could they identify the sound.
Late last week, we’re told one of the security guards went upstairs and “stopped Jermaine’s kids from stunning Blanket.” The guard confiscated the gun.
The L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services went to the Jackson home in Encino last night, around 10:30, confiscating Jaafar’s stun gun.
But sources say the kids have a second gun that DCFS did not recover and is somewhere on the property. DCFS considers this “a very serious situation.”
Randy, brother of the late Michael Jackson and Blanket’s uncle, says the gun was delivered to the house weeks ago, only to be intercepted by security.
Katherine Jackson’s lawyer, Adam Streisand, claims that Katherine took control of the gun and locked it up, until DCFS took the gun away on Monday.
DCFS conducted interviews last night at the house with Katherine and some of the kids. Michael Jackson’s three kids live with her, as do some cousins.
Both Randy and Streisand insist none of the Jackson children ever got hold of the gun, but TMZ’s sources inside the DCFS seem to suggest otherwise.
We can’t even think of anything to add to this story. We just hope for Blanket’s sake – and everyone’s – that the weapon was removed and no one hurt.