It is said that Debbie Rowe broke down on seeing her daughter Paris gave tearful speech on her ex-husband's memorial service at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles. Towards the end of the service, Paris, who rarely appear in public, moved thousands of her dad's fans when she said, “Ever since I was born Daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine. And I just want to say I love him so much." She fell into the arms of her aunt Janet Jackson after delivering the speech.
Sources said that Debbie could not hold back her tears on hearing Paris Katherine Jackson's speech. She cried on seeing her Paris cry. After all, she is still her daughter however strange her relationship with Michael was. She decided not to attend the memorial service, as she thought that her presence would disturbed the ceremony.
It may be recalled that Debbie Rowe is the mother of Michael's two elder children Prince Michael Jackson and Paris Katherine Jackson. She gave full custody of the children to Michael after getting divorced in 1999. It's speculated that she would seek the custody of her children following the death of Michael.