Jacko Was Devoted Dad: Carrie Fisher

He was not capable of 'what they accused him of doing'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 8, 2009 9:46 AM CDT
Paris Jackson, left, Prince Michael Jackson II and Prince Michael Jackson I, stand on the stage during the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, July 7, 2009.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, Pool)
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(Newser) – Michael Jackson was a very good father, though “he was a child himself,” writes friend Carrie Fisher on her website. His kids “are very well behaved, respectful children, who seemed content in Michael’s company.” And though he may not have been a “conventional” parent, the actress/author writes, “you could see how much he loved them and how much they loved him.”

Rather than relying on nannies, Jackson “was devoted to his family and doted on them.” Fisher says she believes he never “did anything untoward to not only his children, but to any other child,” and she scoffs at claims Jackson is not their father. “I realize these children don’t resemble him mightily, but there must be some other explanation other than someone else fathered these children.”