Michael Jackson was one of the most eccentric figures ever to grace the pop music scene. So it’s little surprise to learn that his parenting skills weren’t exactly orthodox either. From covering their faces with masks to dangling them off balconies, here’s a look at 20 bizarre ways in which he brought up his three children.
20. He gave one of his kids a ridiculous nickname
Paris and Prince might not be the most conventional first names. But Jackson’s first two kids can consider themselves lucky compared to their younger sibling. Although born Prince Michael Jackson II, the star’s third child was known as Blanket for most of his early life. However, he eventually adopted the name Bigi after being reportedly bullied for the nickname.