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Why Wasn't Blanket On Stage For Grammy Acceptance Speech?

paris-prince-michael-jacksons-kids-grammys-20101Michael Jackson’s children Paris, 11, and Prince Michael, 12, took the stage to accept a lifetime achievement award on their father’s behalf at the Grammy’s.  But why wasn’t younger sibling Blanket with them?

According to Entertainment Tonight, 7-year-old Blanket got “overwhelmed” moments before he was to go on stage.  Of course he did!  He’s SEVEN.  Apparently, Paris didn’t want to talk, but grandmother Katherine Jackson prompted her to say something. I don’t think the Jackson family ever understood that children are CHILDREN, not puppets without feelings that should perform on demand.  Okay, jumping off my high horse now…

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