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04/24/2013 05:00 pm ET | Updated Apr 24, 2013

The Jackson Family: La Toya Says Her Family Is Just Like Everyone Else (VIDEO)

Does your family have numerous gold records and Grammys between each of them? Are they known as the "First Family of Soul" or the "Royal Family of Pop" and praised for influencing an entire genre of music? Are your sisters and brothers members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, or do they have a couple of stars along the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Isn't every family like this?

Apparently, La Toya Jackson seems to think so. The second oldest Jackson sister stopped by Huff Post live to chat about her new reality show and her famous family, who she says is just like everyone else.

"I don't know if it would surprise you or not, but we're just like everybody else," she told Marc Lamont Hill. "We like to have fun and do things that everybody else does."

Jackson went on to say that she is supportive of her late brother Michael Jackson's daughter Paris' decision to foster a relationship with her biological mother, Debbie Rowe.

"I don't mind at all because after all it's their mother, and you get to that age in your life when you want to know your mother and you want to spend time. So that's fine with me, that's her mom."

In the past, Jackson has been criticized for plotting to take advantage of her late brother's children by signing them to her talent agency. The Grammy-award winning singer dismissed these allegations, saying they were "unequivocally false."

This year she's looking to put last year's family drama behind with her new show "Life With La Toya" on OWN network. During the show's most recent episode, a spiritual medium told Jackson that her deceased brother wants her to move on.

"He just wants to come alive, as if he [were] alive today," the medium told her. "But he also wants to let you know, it's okay to let things go... He wants to let you know he's gone... It is okay to let go of him."

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