Paris rocks out in Gary, Indiana. (Splash News)
Paris, who along with her brothers gave out autographs to fans at the Jackson house on Wednesday, said she was grateful for the people who keep her father's memory alive three years after his death. "We've adjusted over the past years," she said. "And I think that coming here and seeing our dad's old house, and all the fans coming out, I think it's really sweet that they did that." Prince raved about the crowd of hundreds. "People are real nice here," he said. "It's amazing how much [my dad] was respected and loved." Even the shy Blanket chimed in that, "It's good to see the place where our dad grew up."
Prince signs autographs. (Splash News)
The Jackson brood helped to plan the Gary celebration for the first time after Katherine said she wanted Prince, Paris, and Blanket to learn more about Michael's hometown, according to the town's mayor, Karen Freeman-Wilson. The family seems to be in a somewhat better place now than it was in late July, when the court made T.J. a co-guardian of Michael's three children. The move came after Katherine, who had previously been the children's sole guardian and, therefore, the beneficiary of his will, was reported missing by some family members and said to be taking a vacation in Arizona by others. The same week, several adult members of the Jackson clan were involved in a physical altercation, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Throughout all of this, Paris has continued to be very vocal on her Twitter account. She paid tribute to her dad again on Wednesday, writing, "thru my joy & my sorrow, in the promise of another 2morro, i'll never let u apart for ur always in my heart... happy birthday i love u daddy."
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