Prince Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson’s Son, Lands Gig on Entertainment Tonight

Michael Jackson’s eldest son, Prince Michael Jackson, is the newest reporter on Entertainment Tonight.

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Prince Michael Jackson attends a party held on October 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.

Michael Jackson’s eldest son, Prince Michael Jackson, is the newest reporter on Entertainment Tonight.

The 16-year-old announced his new gig on the show during a segment Monday night, and went on to interview James Franco, Zach Braff and director Sam Raimi about their upcoming film Oz the Great and Powerful.

(SPECIAL: Michael Jackson 1958-2009)

Prince Michael also played the role of the interviewee with Entertainment Tonight’s Brooke Anderson, his new colleague, who asked about his own relationship with his father.

“[My father] raised me right,” the younger Jackson replied when Anderson commented on his maturity. He went on to talk about how he often watched films with his father with the sound off, in order to better understand the moviemaking. He added that he was interested in becoming “well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter and actor” some further point down in his career.

(INTERACTIVE: Michael Jackson’s Life as Prodigy, Superstar and Jacko)

Prince Michael is the eldest of Michael Jackson’s three children and the son of his ex-wife Debbie Rowe, with whom the pop star also had a daughter, Paris. A third child, Prince Michael II, nicknamed “Blanket,” was conceived using a surrogate mother.

8 comments
dw3gurl
dw3gurl

Best wishes Michael Jackson, II.  Your dad would be proud.  He raised good, ambitious children, and who have family who loves them.  Many people in the entertainment business today got their start by help from their celebrity parents, which is nothing new. 

JackSteen
JackSteen

Michael Jackson's "...son" ?

BWAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA !

hummingbird
hummingbird

The lure of the entertainment industry is so strong that it seems as if most of the children of celebs go into or try to go into those fields (music, TV, movies). Well, you don't have to go to college to get in, you can earn lots of money and it's really not hard work. So, yeah, if I were a celeb's kid, I'd try to be in the entertainment industry too.

MattNorcross
MattNorcross

@hummingbird There's one problem though, he's a correspondent for a Tabloid news program. I mean who has ever heard of a 16-year-old news reporter? That's the thing I can't understand. If it were a young guy fresh out of college I'd be fine with it, but a 16 year old? That's just pathetic.

hummingbird
hummingbird

@MattNorcross @hummingbird "Entertainment Tonight" has now been reduced to just a program that mainly talks about or interviews reality stars. It's nothing deep/poignant so a 16 y-o who is the son of a celeb can do it. It's not a regular CBS news program that requires intelligent reporting and interviewing.

It's unfair though as there are college grads with journalism/mass communication degrees who could use this job.

IsraelShabbat
IsraelShabbat like.author.displayName 1 Like

He's a bit young for the job, but what the heck, i wish him good luck. Perhaps he could interview Joe Jackson and Julian Rouas and ask them why they try to capitalize on Michael's death with their disgusting Jackson Tribute Fragrances. Read the shocking details about that as well as the Bravado lawsuit result... Http://jacksontributefragrances.blogspot.com

MattNorcross
MattNorcross like.author.displayName 1 Like

The kid is only 16. That is just disgusting, and it just goes to show you how much our culture has gone downhill. It's no surprise though, ET is just like TMZ or People (TIME's sister publication) nowadays; trying to cover celebrity stories that no one cares about rather than movies and entertainment. Oh well, at least I still have TIME and the Big Hollywood section of Breitbart.com for my entertainment news.

mrbomb13
mrbomb13 like.author.displayName 1 Like

If this kid's last name wasn't, "Jackson," there would be no way he would've been picked up for TV - especially at such a young age, and bearing such an unattractive appearance.

Entertainment Tonight must be desperate for viewers...