Matriarch Katherine Jackson's Health Questioned After Brutal Letter Is Sent to Michael Jackson's Estate

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Mystery surrounds the health and whereabouts of Jackson family matriarch Katherine in the wake of the scathing letter her daughter, Janet Jackson, and four of the singer's siblings sent to the men who control Michael Jackson's estate.

In a cryptic Tweet published a short time ago, Paris Jackson, the 14-year-old daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, wrote: “I am going to clarify right now that what has been said about my grandmother is a rumor and nothing has happened, she is completely fine.”

She added: “I will defend my beloved family member with all I have, even if it means from other family members.”

Paris followed up with a direct message to her uncle, Randy, that was later deleted.

"@randyjackson8 hello dear FAMILY member i don't appreciate you telling everyone things that aren't true thank you very much," she said.

"Maybe he should have respect for his mother," she added in another message that was deleted, after a follower said Paris should have respect for Randy.

It was not directly aware what Paris was referring to in her tweet, though it came after Celebuzz exclusively reported how Janet, Jermaine, Tito, Randy and Rebbie Jackson threatened legal action against Michael Jackson Estate executor John Branca, an entertainment lawyer, and John McClain, a music executive, who is co-executor.

The Jackson brothers and sisters accused executors of abusing their 82-year-old mother through lies and manipulations.

"Your actions are affecting her health, and on top of that, we've just found out she recently had a mini-stroke. Please understand, she's not equipped to handle the stress load you are putting on her," her children said.

One source close to the family speculated Paris’ bizarre message on the social network was in response to reports that Katherine recently had a mini-stroke.

“She did not, indeed she passed a medical recently associated with the establishment of her own last will and testament,” the source said.

Katherine’s lawyer, Perry Sanders, also spoke to CNN and disputed that she was in poor health.

"Mrs. Jackson is extremely lucid and does a great job caring for Michael's children," Sanders said Wednesday.

Another insider, who is close to Katherine, told Celebuzz they believed the famous mother of the Jackson clan had been staying with some of her children in recent days, before the letter was sent to the executors.

“She was not at the home in Calabasas when I visited a few days ago,” the source said.

"Janet Jackson and her brothers and sisters were supposedly worried about Katherine’s safety. It’s weird.”

In the letter, Jackson’s siblings claim his July 7, 2002 will was “Fake. Flawed and Fraudulent.”

In response, estate spokesman Jim Bates told Celebuzz:

"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."


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  • boo1

    The window of opportunity is closing . MJ supported Jermaine's and Randy's kids for 20 years- their fathers contributed nothing. Looks like KJ has cut them off, moved baby mama and the cousins out of her house, took P, P and B and moved to a new complex that is not as accessible, surrounded them with security 24/7 and has kept the money she recieves on lock down. KJ finds herself holding all the cards for the first time in her life and she is large and in charge- God Bless her. When she passes P, P, and B will be the only beneficiaries and they will not be able to access or have say over the money until they are like 30-40 years old . It's now or never to harrass KJ into giving them access . If that doesn't work, they will have to a) claim she is incompetent and try to gain guardianship of the kids to take their monthly stipend b) challenge the validity of the will c) try to get the kids on board to influence the estate. Those kids need a court to appoint a non family member to be guardian of them in the event KJ does pass. MJ stated " Paris will fight". He knew his baby well . Paris , call Tom Mesereau for guidance. He proved he was upstanding and of good character. He only wanted justice for your dad and will advise you wisely. Stand strong and be on guard.

  • juney7

    Jackson siblings will do anything to keep their names in the forefront. If their mother is ill, they are the cause of it with their incessant ramblings concerning the "fake will". This recent "letter" is just further proof why Michael omitted them from his will and distanced himself from them. He loved and provided for his mother all the days of both their lives; she apparently cares for her talentless offspring and siphoned some $ off to them; now, although she receives generously from the estate, it apparently isn't enough for the bros and sis. Jackie and Marlon have worked for the estate explaining why they did not sign letter. Interesting is why Latoya did not sign, as she is conspiracy queen in chief. The Jackson siblings need to STOP and consider what their own actions are doing to their mother's health.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson

    No mistery. She talked about Katherine's health and against randy for talking about that, then deleted her tweets. Lastly she also apologized with Randy via Twitter. Moreover Randy did not lie about it: Jermaine has infact confirmed that Katherine suffered a mini stroke some months ago. Although this has absolutely nothing to do with the Estate, which is doing a grat job and pays for every expense regarding Michael Jackson's children and his mother, respecting his wishes. No way this could put someone under stress, unless it is all about money control. And the Jacksons want that even though they will never have it.

  • Toni Bolivar
    Toni Bolivar

    The Jacksons are a bunch of vultures. They haven't worked a day in their life since Michael JAckson left that group. They have been leeching off of him (through his mother) for years. I am glad Paris called out these lying vultures.