POP star Janet Jackson has offered to bring up her brother Michaels three children. The 43-year-old singer said she loves Prince, 12, Paris, 11, and Blanket, seven, as if they were her own. She is said to have forged a strong bond with her niece and two nephews since Michaels death last month at the age of 50. The close relationship she shared with the children was clear when she comforted distraught Paris on stage at Michaels memorial service in Los Angeles. Michael named his mother Katherine Jackson as the guardian for sons Prince and Blanket and daughter Paris, in his will. However according to his 'spiritual adviser Rev June Gatlin, Michael wanted Janet to care for his children if anything happened to his mother. He told NBCs Today Show: 'On April 13, we discussed if anything happens he wanted his mother to have his children, his mother he loves dearly, his mother that he cherishes. 'And if anything happened with his mother then he wanted Janet to have his children. 'Michael loved his sister, Michael trusted his sister, he trusted Janet explicitly. A family insider told The Sun newspaper: 'Janet has said, I love them and Ill step forward and raise them if this is what they want. 'She tells everyone she loves them as if they were her own. 'The children have chosen her as their confidante and mother figure, and Janet feels her place is at their side. Shes completely bonded with those children in the last two weeks. 'Its clear to everyone that they are looking to her for comfort and guidance. Janet is blossoming as a woman with tremendous maternal instincts. Janet has been married and divorced twice, but does not have any children. According to Michaels will, filed in 2002, he wanted his children to be looked after by his mother Katherine, or by close friend Diana Ross if Katherine had died. Katherine, 79, was given temporary custody of the children after the stars sudden death last month.- Daily Mail The children are said to be staying at the Jackson family home in Encino. - Daily Mail