Michael's youngest son is 7-year-old Prince Michael II, better known as Blanket. His biological mother has never been identified. Blanket's moment in the spotlight came in 2002, when Michael infamously dangled him from a fourth floor window in Berlin, leading critics to question his parental instincts.
With three sisters and five brothers, Michael leaves behind a slew of nieces and nephews. Most notable, if only for his name, may be 8-year-old Jermajesty Jackson, the fifth child born to Michael's older brother Jermaine. Jermaine gave his son the regal moniker after Michael named his oldest son Prince Michael, according to ABC sources.
Bubbles joined the Jackson family when Michael adopted him in the early 1980s. In 2005, when Michael's ex-animal trainer stopped working with primates, Bubbles was sent to Florida's Center For Great Apes sanctuary. The sanctuary's owner told People magazine that Bubbles, healthy at 26-years-old, could easily live up to age 60, longer than the age reached by his former master.
Dr. Arnold (Arnie) Klein served as Michael's dermatologist, and maybe more: Us Weekly claims that he's the real biological father of the pop star's children. Klein has declined to comment on the report, but there's no doubt he played a role in Michael's life. According to TMZ.com, Michael made multiple trips to Klein's office in recent months, possibly for prescription drugs. Debbie Rowe, the mother of Michael's eldest children, also used to work for Klein.
Dr. Conrad Murray was Michael's personal physician and was called to the singer's house the night before he died. Murray's attorney, Edward Chernoff, denies claims that the doctor injected Michael with Demerol hours before his death. He told "Good Morning America" that Murray found Jackson unconscious in his bedroom last Thursday, detected a weak pulse in his femoral artery, and began CPR. "Dr. Murray has never prescribed nor administered Demerol to Michael Jackson," Chernoff added. "Not ever. Not that day. ... Not Oxycontin (either) for that matter."
Frank Dileo began working with Michael at Epic Records in the 1980s. In 1984, after the smash success of "Thriller," Michael asked DiLeo to become his manager. He executive produced a number of music videos and other projects for Michael, including three Pepsi commercials. DiLeo also managed Michael's Bad World Tour, the largest-grossing tour of all time. The two officially parted ways in 1989 but worked on and off afterwards, with DiLeo helping organize Michael's comeback series of concerts.
Cherilyn Lee, a registered nurse who attended to Michael, claims the pop star used to beg her for drugs. Lee told "Good Morning America" that she warned him about injecting the drug Diprivan, saying, "This is not a safe medicine, please don't take this." Lee said Jackson often complained of not being able to sleep more than a few hours at a time and he would often watch Donald Duck cartoons in bed, trying to sleep.