Happy birthday Blanket Jackson! Michael Jackson's youngest child celebrated his 15th birthday on 21 February, and to mark the occasion big sister Paris Jackson shared a sweet Instagram message with her followers. "ughhhh my little man is 15 today," she wrote alongside a photo of the pair pulling silly faces for the camera. "…I want you to stay a baby forever."
She continued: "This lil dude right here is one of the strongest, intelligent and determined people I know. Watching you grow up and slowly become a man is like super terrifying but I honestly can't tell you how proud I am. I love you so much B." Blanket – born Prince Michael Jackson II – is the third and youngest son of pop icon Michael, who passed away in 2008 at the age of 50. Unlike his big sister, he has kept a relatively low-profile.
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Paris Jackson shared a birthday message for her brother Blanket, alongside a funny throwback photo
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Paris recently appeared on the cover of Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book Issue 10, and in an accompanying interview she opened up about her dad. "He tried to do everything with as much love and kindness as possible," she revealed. "All of my inspiration, I would say 99 per cent of my inspiration, comes from him, because he has always been my world. He is my roots." That said, Paris isn't looking to follow directly in her father's footsteps.
Michael Jackson's three children - Blanket, Paris and Prince - pictured in 2012
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"I write music for myself," the 18-year-old said. "I use it was a way to get stuff out. It's not something I see myself following career-wise. There are so many amazing artists in my family. If I were to do it as a career, it would change how I feel about music and I don't want that to happen."