Blanket Jackson's Cousin Tried to Zap Him With Stun Gun: Report

Celebrity News Mar. 2, 2010 AT 4:13PM
Blanket Jackson's Cousin Tried to Zap Him With Stun Gun: Report Credit: Kevin Mazur/

Bully cousins of the late Michael Jackson's youngest son Blanket tried to zap the 7-year-old with a stun gun, according to a TMZ report.

Flip through a slideshow of Hollywood's most famous families

Citing multiple sources, TMZ says that Jaafar Jackson, the 13-year-old son of Jermaine Jackson, purchased a stun gun online three weeks ago. The children were allegedly caught playing with the weapon in the house last week. In one reported incident, a security guard had to stop "Jermaine's kids from stunning Blanket."

See photos of Michael Jackson's most unforgettable moments

On Monday, social workers from the L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services visited the Jackson family home in Encino, Calif. (where matriach Katherine Jackson lives with several of her grandchildren) and confiscated the weapon.

With a second stun gun apparently still not recovered, DCFS is reportedly making a return visit to the home on Tuesday, TMZ says.

Check out snaps of Blanket and his siblings with their late father

Blanket is the youngest of the late pop star's three kids; grandmother Katherine is also guardian to his brother Prince Michael, 12 and sister Paris, 11.

comments powered by Disqus