Paris and brother Prince pay tribute to Michael Jackson at Tony Awards

Michael Jackson’s children recently appeared at the 75th Tony Awards, where Paris and Prince paid tribute to their late father.

The event took place on Sunday at the Radio City Music Hall in New York.

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Scroll on to read their warm comments about Michael Jackson…

Now Jackson’s youngest son, known worldwide as “Blanket”, has remained out of the public eye since his father’s death in 2009…

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And this latest event was no exception.

Despite this, the young man recently changed his name and invested heavily in real estate in California.

The young man has clearly changed himself.

The blanket was initially thrown into the spotlight with this is disturbing incident.

On November 2, 2002, the infamous pop star was seen hanging Blanket, then only a few months old, from the edge of the balcony of her room at the Adlon Hotel in Berlin in front of a paparazzi crowd below.

Jackson’s strange act became one of the most scandalous incidents in show business …

He later apologized, calling it a “terrible mistake.”

After that, Jackson redoubled his efforts to protect his child…

And along with his two siblings, Paris and Prince, Blanket rarely appeared in public.

But after Jackson’s highly publicized death in 2009, his children were suddenly back in the spotlight.

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The trio made their first appearance at their father’s funeral and memorial, which were broadcast around the world.

But in the following years, the life of the brothers and sisters was not easy.

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While Prince and Blanket have kept a low profile, Paris has been waging a long and public battle with mental health issues.

She also revealed that she had tried “many times” to commit suicide.

During an episode of her Facebook Watch series, Unfiltered: Paris Jackson and Gabrielle Glenn in 2020, she explained that her self-harm was “a distraction from emotional pain” before confessing, “I tried to kill myself many times.”

Luckily, Paris is now in a much healthier place…

And now uses his platform to raise awareness about mental health issues.

“I’m still struggling to accept myself, but that’s what I want to influence. I want to influence self-acceptance and courage, as well as the feeling of comfort in one’s own skin, ”she said.

But what about Blanket?

Well, while all the attention was focused on his older sister, it turns out that the youngest of the siblings, who was only 7 years old at the time of his father’s death, also had a hard time.

Magazine People reported that the child was “very lost and very upset” after Jackson’s death…

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“Children live like Michael constantly looks down on them,” a family friend told the magazine. “[But Blanket] he had the most trouble adjusting after Michael’s death.”

It was later reported that after the opening of the Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California, the young man changed his infamous nickname.

BUT source told Radar Online back in 2015: “He always thought the name Blanket sounded so stupid and resented his father calling him that.”

The source further explained that he was the victim of bullies because of his unconventional name.

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“Growing up, his classmates always treated him a little rudely because of their jealousy of who he was, and going by the name Blanket made him a much easier target for ridicule.”

But now, fast forward a decade and a quick name change…

Michael Jackson’s youngest son seems to have created a whole new life and personality for himself…

Everyone, meet Bigi.

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Yes, Blanket now goes by the moniker Bigi and recently invested in a $2.7 million California mansion.

Despite his newfound confidence, he did not attend this year’s Tony Awards along with his siblings.

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However, Paris and Prince could be seen on the red carpet before paying their respects on stage to their late father.

They were invited to MJ the Musical’s Broadway show about their father, which was nominated for 10 Tony Awards.

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Miles Frost plays Jackson in the series and was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.

The prince took the stage during the event, addressing the audience…

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“A lot of people seem to think that our dad Michael Jackson changed popular music forever,” he said, before adding, “And who are we to disagree?”

He continued, “But people may not know that he loved musicals, movies and stage.

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“That’s why we’re incredibly honored to present the night’s first nominee for Best Musical, MJ, who, using many of his cult hits, looks at the intricacies and brilliance of our father’s process.”

We are sure that Michael Jackson would be so proud!

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