La Toya Jackson Adoption: Reality Star Considers Starting A Family (VIDEO)

05/10/2013 11:06 am ET
  • OWN

At 56 years old, La Toya Jackson says she might finally be ready to be a mom. She is already an aunt to several of her famous siblings' children -- including brother Michael's kids, Prince, Paris and Blanket -- but has been considering adoption recently to create a family of her own.

In this clip from "Life With La Toya," the middle Jackson sibling has just left an adoption agency, accompanied by her best friend Kathy Hilton. To help La Toya decide if she's truly ready to be a mother, Kathy decides to bring her friend a special gift.

Inside a large, pink gift bag is something La Toya never expected: a mechanical baby. The mechanical baby comes with a set of keys that fit into a panel on its back. Each of the electronic keys represents an action, such as feeding, diaper changes and burping.

"It's just like a real baby," La Toya gushes, taking the doll into her arms. "Oh my gosh! Now this really makes you want one, Kathy!"

Then, the mechanical baby begins to cry. Kathy explains, "There are different cries. You have to figure out if the baby is hungry, if it has to burp, if it's maybe colicky, or tired, cranky."

"You're kidding! So how do you stop it?" inquires a worried-looking La Toya.

"Figure it out," says Kathy, waving the set of plastic keys on a keyring at La Toya.

Watch more of La Toya's adoption journey on "Life With La Toya," which airs Saturdays at 10:30 p.m. ET on OWN.

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