PUBLISHED: 12:07, Tue, Sep 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:07, Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Michael Jackson, aside from his music life, also led a number of philanthropic endeavours such as the Heal the World Foundation. His son, Prince, has followed in his footsteps with his own Heal Los Angeles charity. In an interview about the charity, Prince revealed how his father inspired his charitable work, and the important messages he left his children before his death.
Prince Jackson, in an interview with ITV’s This Morning, opened up on how he has been ‘inspired’ by his father’s philanthropic work in his own endeavours, and the important ‘wisdom’ his father left him.
Speaking to Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes, he said: “I feel that the older I get, the more I get to unpackage the wisdom he left and all the experiences he imparted on us.
“When I see them through a more mature perspective, I’m just extremely grateful to have the life experiences with him that I did and the knowledge he imparted on me.
“Every year I’m more appreciative of that and I miss him even greater because that’s my father.”
READ MORE: Michael Jackson son: How Prince Jackson can 'hear his father' each day
Prince Jackson - what advice did he get from Michael? (Image: Getty)
Michael Jackson performing on stage (Image: Getty)
When asked for more information on these lessons, Prince was keen to express how Michael’s work ethic affected him, and galvanised him and his siblings to try to ‘do more.’
He continued: “One thing for me is he wanted us to be the best at whatever it is that we did, and it’s a form of motivation and inspiration.
“No matter what you do or how confident you feel or