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Michael Jackson's Kids Continue Speaking Truth to Power: Prince Fires Missive at Janet

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Prince and Paris Jackson (s_bukley / Shutterstock.com)
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As the Jackson family drama continues to unfold, one thing has become abundantly clear: the Jackson children are not to be fucked with.

Up until the recent discord -- which involved their grandmother, Katherine Jackson, going to Arizona and not contacting them -- Paris, Prince and Blanket have been relatively docile and quiet in the public sphere. But over the past few days, all that has changed...

First, Paris blew up her famous aunts and uncles online, tweeting that she thought her grandmother was being kept away from her and her brothers deliberately. Then, a video was released in which Paris could be seen yanking her cell phone out of reach of a grabby Janet Jackson.

Now, Prince Jackson is getting in on the action. He tweeted a screengrab today of a text conversation between himself and Janet, Rebbie and Austin Jackson dated July 23 -- when Katherine was still in Arizona (she's since been brought back home) -- in which he insists that he be put in touch with his grandmother:

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"This is enough so I am texting you for the simple fact that WE DEMAND TO SPEAK TO MY GRANDMA NOW!!!"

Janet then replies: "Don't let them pls."

Prince goes on to say: "Although I am happy my grandma was returned, after speaking with her I realized how misguided and how badly she was lied to. I’m really angry and hurt...For this whole time, they denied us contact to our grandmother. If you continue with your lies I will continue with the truth.”