Losing a parent is one of those life-changing experiences that are difficult to sum up for anyone who hasn’t experienced them first hand.
I can only imagine how difficult it must be to process the grief and immense sense of change that comes with the passing of a mother or father. I can’t begin to fathom how difficult those things are when the affected children find themselves scrutinized by the media.
Michael Jackson’s children were still young when he died in 2009 – Prince was 12, Paris was 11, and Jackson’s youngest, Blanket, was just 7. The much-loved King of Pop was just weeks out from starting his farewell tour This Is It when his life ended, much to the shock of the entertainment industry and beyond.