Your tip

LaToya Jackson Claims Prince Jackson Suffering From Same Skin Disease That Plagued Father Michael Jackson

//prince jackson michael dealing skin condition vitiligo pp sl

Oct. 14 2014, Published 9:53 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

Is history repeating itself? Prince Jackson is suffering from Vitiligo, the same skin disease that plagued his famous father, Michael Jackson, according to a new report by The National ENQUIRER.

The son of the late King of Pop was allegedly photographed leaving a martial arts class in Beverly Hills, Calif. with white patches on his arms, which “appear to be Vitiligo, which can run in families,” said Dr. Jerome Litt, a dermatologist and author of Your Skin From A to Z.

Article continues below advertisement

“There’s no way to tell how much pigment a person will lose, but it can spread over the entire body,” Litt, who has not treated Jackson, added.

The “Thriller” singer announced he had the skin disease, which causes a loss of color that results in white patches, in a 1993 interview, and his autopsy confirmed that he had Vitiligo with noticeable “patches of light and dark pigmented areas.”

As far as how the 17-year-old is handling the situation, the insider told The ENQUIRER, “the blotches on his skin were clearly visible, but he seems to be coping with it.”

Michael Jackson

Although reps for the Jackson family have not spoken about it since 2009, LaToya Jackson, Michael’s sister, addressed his condition in a past interview by saying, “Vitiligo is on my father’s side and Prince has it, too – on his arms and chest.”

For more on his medical condition, pick up the latest issue of The ENQUIRER, on stands now!



Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2024 Radar Media Group LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.