Why Did Prince Jackson Wear Mask? Opens Up About Real Reason, Struggles Of Losing Father And Growing Up With King Of Pop

By Chiara Leghler, Parent Herald November 04, 08:00 am

The children of the late King Of Pop are not always giving out interviews but Prince Jackson recently gave one wherein he revealed a lot about his father, growing up with Michael Jackson, and why he wore a mask growing up. He also talked about the struggles they had after their father passed away and being bombarded with the sexual assault allegations.

The interview of Prince Jackson with The Los Angeles Times is a first since Michael Jackson died seven years ago. The 19-year-old talked about a number of topics such as his childhood and his memorable moments with his father.

Mirror reported that the reason behind the masks worn by him and his siblings was because Michael Jackson wanted them to experience life without him. He shared, "My dad spoke to me like an adult. He told us the reason for the masks was he wanted us to have our own life without him." Prince Jackson has a sister named Paris Jackson, 18, and a younger brother, named Blanket Jackson, 14.

He then went on to talk about how he grieves over his father Michael Jackson. Prince Jackson said that he incorporates the late King of Pop into his life in every way such as having little bits of the legendary musician in his company loco and by trying to follow the things their father taught them.

Prince Jackson also talked about being bombarded with the sexual abuse allegations they got after their father died. He noted that they were shocked because the questions and the attention came at once. Prince Jackson said that they were able to deal with it by ignoring it, E! News reported.

As for his career, Prince Jackson revealed that a lot of people think that he will follow the footsteps of his father but he said that he is not into music and dancing although music is a big part of his life because it shaped who he is. He noted that he wants to go behind the scenes and focus on producing and directing.

This year, Prince Jackson worked on his first new music video for "Automatic" of Omer "O-Bee" Bhatti. He also launched his King's Son Productions.

He also revealed that his father advised him that he should never trust anyone.

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