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Michael Jackson's Kids to be Raised By Aunt

7/23/2009 3:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rebbie JacksonMultiple sources in the Jackson family tell us even if Katherine Jackson gets custody of Michael Jackson's kids, Michael's big sister Rebbie Jackson will raise the children.

The 59-year-old singer, who shares a home in Las Vegas with her hubby of over 20 years, has kept a low public profile, but privately she has been deeply involved in the lives of Michael's children.

We're told Rebbie is currently living with Katherine at the family's Encino home and is caring for the kids day-to-day. As for the kids ... they all adore her.

Although the family is divided on many issues involving Michael's estate, we're told there's no argument when it comes to Rebbie caring for the kids. Whether she eventually becomes the custodial parent in name or not, she will end up with the primary responsibility of raising Michael's three children.


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61.

barb    

TMZ keeps a vigilant watchful eye on them and the situation, they should be alright

You go to be kidding!! TMZ is a cheapass tabloid that will exploit them for a buck, hound them to death and make their lives miserable.

1832 days ago
62.

Michael Jackson's Voice    

@ lankandiva

You know NOTHING of what you try to speek! First of all you might want to check the footage on CNN.. Michael's friend Firpo Carr was interviewed several times on there and did infact give what religous education Michael wished for his children.
Second Catholics know NOTHING abourt Jehovah's Witnesses... much less their religion... You have no facts to base your beliefs on Michael's views as he has NEVER spoken against the Religion ever!
The only reason he left the religion was he did not want to bring reproch upon the name of the God he was serving...
I know SEVERAL Jevhoah's Witnesses... and they are very kind and normal people. They are not evil demonic monsters running around trying to possess the world. And at least they do teach from the Bible that there is no place as HELL FIRE and that God is love and would not ever eternaly tourture someone ... that just goes against Bible principle... the scriptures do infact state that " The Dead Are Concious Of Nothing" in the day of thier death their thoughts do perrish... As in no spirit liviing on to be tourtured in hell by the devil and his demons... or to be blissfuly sitting on some cloud playing a harp... they are as in sleep... only dead and their minds are not working... their thoughts are non exhistant.... they also teach about a resurrection here on earth of the rightous and unrightous.... in paradise. That is all supported in the scriptures as well. I have read it myself in my own Bible! If Michael wants his kids to be taught his childhood religion... well his mother knows this already. Therer are things in the will that will not be made public so we will never know. But he may have had a chat with his mother a time or two before he died.... The reports of him cutting hisself off from the entire family are not true.... so sad to see people will believe anything printed in the stupid press. So sad to see you making slanderous statements about what Michael wanted and didnt want... We were not with him and we dont know..... So move on and stop trying to put words in other people's mouths.... Maybe as a catholic you should ACTUALLY read your Bible... study it and learn for your self... Your actions are less then Christ like, wich the translation is CHRISTIAN... Think about it!!

1832 days ago
63.

Chico    

LOL Dirty.

1832 days ago
64.

FULGY    

Cant stand Nancy Grace!!!

1832 days ago
65.

tellitlikeitis    

For What It's Worth: My ADVICE TO REBBIE JACKSON

Keep Grace Rwaramba close to you and the children. She loves them and they her. There is enough love to go around for everybody.
Try, though it may be difficult, not to shove your religious beliefs down their throats.....All true peaceful, loving and nonwarring religions Rebbie are the religions sanctioned by the Gods on High. Their beliefs and thoughts are already pretty much formed, their lives didn't begin under your roof, and neither will their religious growth end there. In other words.....don't try to brainwash these kids.....they have minds of their own. I'm sure Michael saw to that. Bless his almost perfect heart.
Don't let anyone "push" them into any career move.....if music is their chosen direction....let that be a natural choice....and you of all people are aware of that and in the position to help develope and guide it along in a healthy and positive atmosphere and attitude.
Keep them safe from any physical or emotional harm. Guard them well.
The Gods blessings and guidance to you Rebbie.....or whoever is finally fortunate enough to oversee the continued upbringing and destinies of Prince, Paris, and Prince II. Michael Jacksons most prized possessions.


1832 days ago
66.

latoshi    

Why do you people think that Debbie should get all of his kids? First of all she didn't want the 2 that she gave birth to why do you think she would care for something that's not even hers? I don't respect a woman that goes through all that pain in giving birth and just give their babies up especially for money. Then she goes on to say MJ didn't hold up his end of the bargain meaning he didn't pay her all her money. There is not enough money in this screwed up world to give my child up. She doesn't want ANY OF THOSE KIDS. I agree with Saulxyca Tmz is watching those children will be alright. Also what judge do you think will grant her custody. The children already said they don'y want to be with her. They wanted to be with Katherine so leave them where they are and soon they will be old enough to make their own decision.

1832 days ago
67.

noyankhere    

5. Blanket looks like Miko Brando

Posted at 2:25AM on Jul 23rd 2009 by Jacksons are all nuts

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the plot thickens... boy this man left such a mess nobody would believe it if it was written down as a film plot.. now there is another jackson child popping up in the form of omar bhati a dancer who has emerged as the lost jackson son..??? hahahaha!! where's the pop corn ??. i got to get a good seat for this next episode

1832 days ago
68.

gggggdfgdfgdfgdf    

yes because

debbie should get them cause she wanted them in the first place and probably only wants them for money.....

please they dont even know her.

how would you feel to not know who tyour going to live with

id take janet or rebbie

NOT joe!

katherine would be nice if she divorced joe hound dog

and its not like debbie rowe is nay normaler than the jacksons

she's as crazy as the jacksons!

1832 days ago
69.

noyankhere    

the nanny GRACE should be an integral part of these kids. debbie is still the biological mother of two of them, even if she wants to sell them on EBAY she still has the right she didnt give up of custody of them, if anything i believe she doesnt want JOE JACKSON ANYWHERE NEAR HER KIDS.. just like micheal jackson she hates him... it looks like these poor innocent creatures are going to be nothing but tools to be bargained with by all parties concerned , if this doesnt mess them up NOTHING WILL.

1832 days ago
70.

tellitlikeitis    

Ooopps:
For What Its Worth: MY ADVICE TO REBBIE JACKSON, ADDENDUM

I wasn't aware that you reside in Las Vegas.....not good....no place to continue the childrens upbringing. Nope...no Las Vegas.
You must move to LA......the children HAVE to be physically close to Katherine and their cousins....or quite possibly it's gonna be Dianna Ross here we come!

1832 days ago
71.

FULGY    

Rebbie not only lives in Las Vegas, she might also be on great terms
with Joe. Dont forget were dealing with a family of crack pots

1832 days ago
72.

latoshi    

Yeah it's understandable that they are her children but how would you feel if your parents sold you for money. However you look at it she doesn't give a dam about those kids. That's understandable she doesn't want them around Joe I wouldn't want my kids around Joe. These children do not know Debbie and on the interview with one of the bodyguards he said he's been working with MJ for 5 years and hasn't never seen Debbie around that Grace is the only mother figure they know. Why put these children with someone they don't know that's more tramatizing to them. I agree that Grace should continue to play a role in these children's life because this is who they know. Maybe Mrs. Jackson can hire her as a nanny I think they're working something out because she's here in the U.S. She did an interview a few days ago clarifying some lies that she supposedly said that she pumped his stomach because he had taken too many pills she said in the interview that she doesn't know how to pump
someone's stomach. She said Katherine never called her on the day MJ died and asked her where did MJ keep his stash of money she said none of that was true. So hopefully her and Mrs. K Jackson can work something out.

1832 days ago
73.

crazy    

love you Rebbie. I think it's a good idea that Rebbie should raise Michael's children. I saw her few years on tv she sang a very beautiful touching song. I thout she sang better than Janet ot La Toya

1832 days ago
74.

FULGY    

65. the nanny GRACE should be an integral part of these kids. debbie is still the biological mother of two of them, even if she wants to sell them on EBAY she still has the right she didnt give up of custody of them, if anything i believe she doesnt want JOE JACKSON ANYWHERE NEAR HER KIDS.. just like micheal jackson she hates him... it looks like these poor innocent creatures are going to be nothing but tools to be bargained with by all parties concerned , if this doesnt mess them up NOTHING WILL.

Posted at 4:15AM on Jul 23rd 2009 by mugu

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EBAY ........hahahahahha

1832 days ago
75.

Ziggy    

These kids will be well taken care of.

Millions of other kids in America are being abused and live below the poverty line.

It doesn't matter which Jackson raises them or what religion they are taught because they will grow up in a loving environment and have all the chances in life money affords children of privilege.

If the media stops hounding them, they may even grow up to be normal functioning adults.

I say concentrate on our own kids and be concerned about the millions of kids living in poverty who didn't have a famous parent.

1832 days ago
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