Debbie Rowe to attend custody hearing about Jackson children: report
However, Rowe’s changing her tune now that a hearing to decide whether she gets temporary guardianship of the children has been scheduled for July 20 at the Los Angeles Superior Court, People.com reports.
“[Debbie] says that she will definitely be at the custody hearing,” says Marc Schaffel, Jackson’s former business partner and Rowe’s close friend.
Rowe’s kids – Prince Michael, 12, and Paris, 11 – have been living in Encino, Calif. with their grandmother Katherine Jackson, who was named guardian in Jackson’s will last week, after the pop star’s death.
The singer’s third child, Blanket (Prince Michael II), 7, is the son of an unidentified surrogate. Katherine Jackson is petitioning to keep custody of Jackson’s children.
According to officials, neither woman is required to appear in court.