The brothers were also on the Today show months after Michael's death:
I guess Piers Morgan did not do his research. Also, why was Marlon wearing sunglasses? He was inside the building not out in the sun. He can take off the glasses. I have to admit, though, the brothers made some really good points in regards to their father, Joseph, keeping them busy doing chores instead of running the streets.
Janet is on this month's cover of Prevention magazine and she stated her opinions about Paris going into the entertainment business -
We've spoken about the fact that you’re only a child once. I think there’s a time for everything, and now is not the time [to act in films],” she said. “I told her I thought she should enjoy being a kid, possibly go to college-or not-but wait till she turns 18. She’s a very tough, smart girl. But it’s a cutthroat industry. I wouldn’t want my child to do it.I hope that Janet continues to put some sense in this child's head. That is all she can do for her. This kid will not be running things at this point in her life. She better be like her cousin Stevanna Jackson (Randy's daughter), who graduated from Harvard University this past weekend, and get that college degree.
Last week, Katherine along with Brett Livingstone, was being interviewed by Piers Morgan and that had to be one of the most awkward, weird, unusual and cringe worthy interviews I have ever seen. I usually like Katherine’s interviews because she is such a sweet, wonderful and loving person but I do not know what was going on in that interview.
First of all, Piers Morgan is a knucklehead and I would state a curse word, but I do not curse on my blog. I do not like that man at all. He is not well read on Michael and he knows that whenever he would do an interview with the Jacksons, he was going to have ratings. I really felt bad for Katherine because she seemed as though she did not know what she was stating. For example, she was defending the way Joseph raised their children. Look, I understand that Joseph had to do what he has to do, but he would knock the heck out of his children if they missed a dance step. That is brutal and that behavior cannot be defended. I understand that Katherine is a matriarch of the family and her job is to protect and defend her family yet, to defend physical child abuse is lame. Joseph had a lot of issues in his life and he put those issues on his defend less children who did not ask for the crap. They did forgive their father and all of them, even Michael, adored and love their father very much. However, Joseph has never taken the blame and the responsibility of doing what he did to his children and until he does that, I cannot support that man. I do not care about how things were back in the day or if their father was not there, they would be screwed. I do believe that the Jacksons would have end up like the DeBarge family if Joseph was not there. The scars of abuse does not go away and maybe if Joseph was sensitive to what his children went through, he would finally take the responsibility. You have to admit, though, Katherine’s comment about the world being doomed is a good one. In a lot of ways, I agree with her on that.
Second, what are they trying to promote by coming on the show? The paintings that Michael painted with Brett are wonderful but is there any proof that Michael was going to sell those paintings? As for the statue that Michael had envision for his fans to get married on – I do not believe that for a second that he would want that to happen. Why would Michael care where his fans get married? What does that have to do with him? Brett does not seem iffy to me because I didn’t catch any offensive vibes about him. He seems to be one of Michael’s reasonable friends but you never know about people these days. Lastly, I really did not see the point of Piers asking Katherine about the false child abuse allegations/smear campaign over and over again. That poor woman had to accompany her son to that ridiculous trial and listen to people lie about him. The last thing she would want to discuss is that horrible time. It is clear that Piers does not understand that Michael never befriended just boys; he befriended children, boys and girls. Piers come from the tabloid media section of the smear campaign so all he knows is tabloid and sensationalism. This fool was disrespectful asking Katherine if she had any doubt that Michael would ever harm a child. Hasn’t that poor woman been through enough??? Katherine did not come on that man’s show to talk about the mess her son went through and the last thing that she ever wants to talk about is that horrible time in their lives.
Marlon being interviewed on the Tom Joyner Morning Show,
The brothers being interviewed on the Today show, Piers Morgan Tonight and Larry King Live all from youtube.com.
Katherine being interviewed by Piers Morgan from youtube.com and Oprah announcing her new interviews for her OWN network from youtube.com.
The official flyer for the fundraiser that Yashi was doing and her picture with Lisa Marie Presley from her official facebook account.
The image of the Jacksons being on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno was a picture I took from last week's issue of Entertainment Weekly.