Jackson Family Feud Spills Into Twitter

Prince, Paris accuse 'certain people' of hiding grandmother
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 27, 2012 12:44 AM CDT
Jackson Family Feud Spills Into Twitter
Prince Jackson, Blanket Jackson, and Paris Jackson after a hand and footprint ceremony honoring their father Michael Jackson at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2012.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

(Newser) – The Jacksons' drama has spilled over into Twitter, with Paris and Prince tweeting their extreme displeasure with the family feud, reports the Los Angeles Times. Both kids seem well aware they are mostly pawns in a bigger battle over their late father's money, and are upset at how the conflict is unfolding. "As long as I can remember my dad had repeatedly warned me of certain people and their ways," wrote Prince in a tweet that was quickly deleted, adding, "I'm really angry and hurt." Prince also uploaded a pic from an iPhone chat that appears to show Janet Jackson telling the family not to let Prince talk to his grandmother.

In addition to retweeting her brother's comments, Paris tweeted lines from her father's song "Will You Be There": " Everyone's taking control of me. Seems that the world's got a role for me. " Grandmother Katherine, who just lost custody of Michael's children, disappeared for nine days. But several tweets by the kids and Marlo Jackson imply that their grandmother had been held against her will. "Although I am happy my grandma was returned, after speaking with her I realized how misguided and how badly she was lied to," Prince tweeted. (Read more Paris Jackson stories.)

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