Michael Jackson's Family Demands Estate Executors Resign, Effective Immediately: 'Fake, Flawed and Fraudulent' (EXCLUSIVE)

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Michael Jackson's family has demanded the executors of their late brother’s estate resign effective immediately, Celebuzz has exclusively learned.

In a scathing letter -- obtained exclusively by Celebuzz and signed by Michael's sisters Janet, Rebbie and brothers Tito, Randy and Jermaine Jackson -- the family maintains that executors John Branca and John McClain faked the King of Pop’s last Will and Testament prior to his untimely death on June 25, 2009.

“At the time we couldn’t possibly fathom what is so obvious to us now: that the Will, without question, it’s Fake, Flawed and Fraudulent,” states the legal letter.

Read on for more details.

Received by Branca and McClain Tuesday, the Jackson family accuses the executors of falsifying a legal document in order to gain control of Michael’s estate against his wishes and using the court to seal any documents that might prove otherwise.

"Since the passing of Michael, our beloved brother, you have failed to perform your duties as executors of his estate, but what you have not failed at is taking advantage of a grieving mother, father and a grieving family,” says the Jackson's letter. "Our brother told us, in no uncertain terms and without hesitation in the months prior to his death, that he despised both of you and that he did not want either of you to have anything to do with his life or estate for that matter."

The letter from the family also goes on to point out numerous inconsistencies, as well as alleged missing pages of Michael Jackson's will.

"John Branca, when we called you regarding the Will you didn’t want to interrupt your vacation," the family contends."You said you wouldn’t return for four days, at which time you presented to our family an incomplete Will."

“The Will that you presented did not have our brother’s signature on it, nor did it have a signature page attached to it. When asked about the missing signature page, John Branca replied, 'it was on its way, and you were having just a little problem finding it.'"

“Amongst many other inconsistencies in the Will, there is also a conflict around Michael’s location on the day he supposedly signed the Will, July 7, 2002. We have evidence that undoubtedly supports and proves that Michael was absolutely not in Los Angeles, California, on the date of his signature reflected in the Will at-hand.”

The Jacksons also threaten to escalate their claims to police for investigation of "potential criminal misconduct," as well as having law firm Baker Hosteller launch legal action against the pair.

“We are going to take every appropriate action to seek justice and to see to it that the truth be known,” the letter states.

“You’ve dishonored everything that our brother Michael stood for. Your greed and hasty business decisions have shown that you have no regard for the preservation of his legacy, nor the quality of work that he exemplified.”

The Jacksons accuse the executors of robbing Michael’s children, Prince Michael Jr, 15, Paris, 14 and Prince Michael II "Blanket," 10, and his mother, Katherine Jenkins, of rightful inheritances by increasing the percentage of the gross income the executors receive from the estate, as well as mismanaging projects the estate undertakes.

"Tragically your deceitful actions abrogate our brother’s hopes and dreams for the lives of his children, family and legacy,” the letter states.

Additionally, the family accuses executors Branca and McCalin of manipulating the court system during Michael’s mother’s wrongful death lawsuit against AEG, the entertainment company behind the star’s final tour.

The Jacksons say the company is using “heinous and heartless threats” against Jackson’s 82-year-old mother -- who they reveal recently had a "mini-stroke" -- to call off the suit.

“AEG has been very vocal about how they are going to destroy her and her family publicly and blame her for Michael’s death,” the family says.

“However, you did not hesitate writing a letter to Judge Palazuelos presiding over the AEG wrongful death case, wherein, you asked the judge to keep ALL documents handed over by AEG for discovery under court seal, clearly protecting AEG, but not protecting our mother nor our niece and nephews Paris, Prince and Blanket," the letter contends.

“Who are you working for? What is it that you don’t want to be known?"

“We know there is most certainly a conspiracy surrounding our brother’s death and now coarse manipulation and fear are being used to cover it up.”

The family state in no uncertain terms they will stand united to ensure the executors step down:

“THIS HAS TO STOP NOW; NO MORE!! You will not succeed. John Branca, after our brother passed, you said to our mother, 'I AM MICHAEL JACKSON NOW.' How dare you. Make no mistake, Mr. Branca, before we hit the stage, were a family and still to this day we are a family.”

Noticeably missing from the group of signatures, however, are Michael’s other siblings JackieMarlon and his outspoken sister LaToya Jackson.

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  • sarahco


  • crismissyou

    I´ll always love you, Michael, wherever you are. I miss you and the world miss you. You were the light, the music, the smile, the love...

  • L.P

    Stay focus and strong, stay true to your inner feelings do not stray away from your inner voice or gut instincts about the fight for your brother and family. Stay true to yourself and god will lead your path listen to the direction he will give you all and continue the fight do not waver just be carefull and pay attention to the small things and stop overlooking what is right in front of you all. God Bless

  • mc&jack

    "I AM MICHAEL JACKSON NOW!"~J.Branca pffft! 13.5M in just 6 monthsfrom his service? F*** crook greed!

  • Kathy Mann
    Kathy Mann

    Minus , Katherine having a mini-stroke.

  • Kathy Mann
    Kathy Mann

    Janet is going with the brothers because it is probably true what they are saying. DUH!!!

  • Sharon

    In an effort to set the record straight regarding the recent Jackson Family controversies, I can say that Paris Jackson's recent Twitter posts shows that she is concerned about the whereabouts of her grandmother, Ms. Katherine Jackson, and has tried to contact her without success over the past 5 days. An inside source confirms that Paris has been told that Ms. Jackson is unavailable and cannot speak to her. Knowing that Michael Jackson’s children are very important to Ms. Jackson and that she would not purposely go 24-hours without contacting them, is causing a growing concern on behalf of her grandchildren about her safety and whereabouts. It has also been confirmed that Ms. Jackson did NOT suffer a stroke. She is in good health, is still sharp in her mind, business dealings and family decisions. Ms. Jackson is an amazing guardian and grandmother to Michael Jackson’s children and they love and respect her. The only concern is that she contact her grandchildren forthwith to let them know that she is alright and that nothing is wrong. The goal in making this post is to set the record straight and to acknowledge that we love the entire Jackson Family and want to stay prayerful that all controversies and family differences be worked out amicably, truthfully and in the best interest of all concerned.

  • Scott

    MJ was killed by Sony. The Dr. is a scapegoat...

  • Jab a
    Jab a

    Thank you for that ! You are so right!

  • gc

    well.., i wanna see the WILL "to see is to believe" as old man saying.if valid, stay! if invalid,leave the your JOB and let MJ's children decide as easy as that! I heard so much about the 2 man handling MJ estate and then ofcourse when MJ was still alive,especially the known one, whom seems very much likes by some MJ fans.. threatening MJ's mother and protecting AEG instead of MJ's children and mother aint right! they should explain and tell us that this aren't true. i hope the executors of MJ estate's interest are only for MJ's children and family and not themselves. $13.5 Million from your service managing MJ's estate wow that's too much! and one thing $475M grossed,you sure meant that the royalties MJ should be getting from all of the songs by other artists that he owns arent yet included there? MJ was/IS a Billionare when he died he had liquid assets of $1.3B.

  • Umake Loose
    Umake Loose


  • Susana Seijas
    Susana Seijas

    Que dios los ayude a sus Hijos y familia, sus fans estan con ellos hasta el final I LOVE

  • Monica

    I went to fedex website and the tracking number shows the letter was sent from Pasadena CA and delivered to some address in Colorado Springs CO. Do the attorneys live/ work there? Also the last of the letter photos show that this is a fedex recipient’s copy, which means the attorneys gave this to media to be published and to make the Jackson family look bad. The courts have already proved that Michael Jackson’s death was a homicide. There is always the possibility that more than one person can be involved.

  • Kim

    The Family Greedy??? I don't think so. The truth will come to light...I will be sitting back watching....

  • Brandy Renea Sochor
    Brandy Renea Sochor

    It makes me sick that no one is seeing what the estate is REALLY doing! I've talked with someone who's trying to only PROVE MJ's Innocence and has talked with me about the estate and what the Jackson Family are REALLY thinking. I think you should research more before claiming it's all from selfish intentions. What has the family to gain but the Rightful Last written Will of their brother and the money he left his mother and children ( that they are still not receiving)!

  • Shannon

    When I first read this article, I was suspect to say the least against those in the jackson family who filed these claims. It also comes during a time that the estate has settled all mj debts. Sorry I would not give them a dime, if mj wanted wanted them in his will.....he would of put them in his will but did not.

  • shadowmia

    I'm a bit surprised that Janet's joined her greedy siblings' efforts to gain control of MJ's Estate. If the Jacksons were to succeed in this, they'd soon run through & destroy it.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson

    Our beloved brother??? They are a bunch of leeches and Michael Jackson was their money train. NOW they are just trying to damage his Estate and legacy since they cannot exploit him anymore. And NO authority will "handle" this crap, actually the matter has already been decided by a Judge in a court of law as Michael Jackson's will is authentic. SO NO ONE can ever contest the will, not even Katherine who as well tried before them and failed of course. They are the only ones who exploited Michael Jackson's name and legacy through fake tributes with the only purpose of raising money for THEMSELVES

  • Qbee Mickie Lariviere
    Qbee Mickie Lariviere

    Under the supervision of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff, Co-Executors John Branca and John McClain have diligently carried out their fiduciary duties as well as their obligation to Michael to make sure that his Estate benefits the only family members he named in his will – his mother and his three children. ( Not Randy, Tito Jermaine or Janet) The estate has been Fairing Very well as we have read in recent news. Kat and the children are well taken care of - So the first ridiculas claim that the estate isnt performign their diutie is shot down righ off the bat. Fist of all the estae has perfomred ther duties as has been proven . AEG has Never tried to blame Kat for Mjs death. ( I remember Joe saying thet through) That is a ridculas statement. The Estate is not threatening Katherine. If she is under stress it becuase her children are pressuring her her into filing these bogus lawsuites - Kat and Mj children are VERY well taken care of by The Estate. If it wasnt for Kats children she coudl be living out her days in peace. Do you think whoever wrote this amaturie kindergardensih angry disgribtled letter should be in control of Michael's Estate ?? RANDY Katherine is the ONLY One who could make legal claims againts the Will or Estate becuse she is the beneficiary -She refused to sign the letter so the disgruntled siblings left out of the will went over her head. _ Katherine her advisors and attorneys , Latoya, Marlon and Jackie all refused to sign the Bogus letter.

  • Toni Bolivar
    Toni Bolivar

    Who in their right mind would let Randy Jackson, a criminal (guilty of beating pregnant wife), an accused thief (Modern Records sued Randy for stealing $12M worth of shares) and a deadbeat in charge of a billion dollars estate? Little Blanket would need to find a job at a McDonalds to pay for his studies. Randy face it... you screwed MJ in life....he took great care to make sure you & your leeching siblings wouldn't f/uck him in death. He outsmarted all of you...

  • cawobeth

    " FROM THE ESTATE: Recently, a letter was posted online from some of Michael Jackson's siblings, whom Michael chose not to name in his will, questioning the document’s validity and the naming of John Branca and John McClain as his Executors. Here is a statement from attorneys for the Estate in response to the online posting: Any doubts about the validity of Michael’s will and his selection of Executors were thoroughly and completely debunked two years ago when a challenge was rejected by the Los Angeles County Superior Court, the California Court of Appeals and, finally, the California Supreme Court. Under the supervision of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff, Co-Executors John Branca and John McClain have diligently carried out their fiduciary duties as well as their obligation to Michael to make sure that his Estate benefits the only family members he named in his will – his mother and his three children. We are saddened that false and defamatory accusations grounded in stale Internet conspiracy theories are now being made by certain members of Michael’s family, whom he chose to leave out of his will. We are especially disheartened that they come at a time when remarkable progress has been made to secure the financial future of his children by turning around the Estate’s finances as well as during a time when so many of Michael’s fans, old and new, are enjoying his artistry through exciting new projects. " :) ♥

  • Tia

    The letter is real. Randy confirmed it on his Twitter account not that long ago.

  • Amy Korst-pemberton
    Amy Korst-pemberton

    The only reason I read this article was because of Randy's Tweet! He said the letter is real! Finally some justice !!:)This is a long time coming& now I hope the truth will be told!!

  • lrush4

    Randy Jackson just tweeted from his verified account that the letter is authentic. Its about time. This "coup d'etat" will end. Good Job on breaking this story, Celebuzz!

  • like3no

    Fake Fake!!! I think they Should asked Taaj Malik where the letter came from???? Hum Tajj ;0)

  • Toni Bolivar
    Toni Bolivar