Michael Jackson's two eldest children made their very first appearances in the pop star's wrongful death trial on Tuesday, with AEG lawyers possibly attempting to use their own testimony against them.
The clips that were shown of the taped depositions for both Paris and Prince Jackson hurt the credibility of Kai Chase and Grace Rwaramba, both of whom are expected to be key witnesses for the Jackson family.
It's been reported that Rwaramba, the former nanny for the Jacksons, had a close relationship with Michael but according to Paris' deposition, the association was not as cozy as some have said.
"My dad didn't like her so he tried to keep her away from us," Paris Jackson said. "He said she was sneaky, she wasn't an honest person, and she lied a lot."
The 15 year old, who is recovering from a suicide attempt two weeks ago, went on to say Rwaramba was "obsessed" with her pop icon father.
"When he would stay in a hotel, she would call the hotel and say that she was his wife," Paris said in the deposition. "They'd let her in and he'd wake up and she'd be in bed."
Chase, the personal chef for the family, testified that at one point, Michael was so weak, his then 12-year-old son had to help carry the singer up the stairs. But the credibility of the story took a hit as it was refuted by Prince.
"Was there ever a time when he came home from a rehearsal so tired you had to help him upstairs?" asked the lawyer on the taped deposition.
"I wouldn't be able to either," answered Prince. "But no."
Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine, along with Prince, Paris and 11-year-old Blanket are suing AEG Live for $40 billion dollars.
The Jacksons allege that AEG was negligent in hiring Dr.
Conrad Murray who was convicted in 2011 for involuntary manslaughter for his
role in the death of the pop icon.