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Rowe

Settles Custody Issues

Over Jackson Kids

7/30/2009 10:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0717_rowe_52728882_getty_exd-1TMZ has learned Debbie Rowe has settled her custody issues over Michael Jackson's children and it doesn't involve a single penny ... but it does involve a shrink.

Sources tell us, Rowe has agreed that Katherine Jackson will be the guardian of Michael's children, subject to the judge's approval.

Rowe will get visitation of the two children she had with Michael.

But here's what's interesting -- Rowe wants and will get a psychologist who will visit the children and help them adjust to her being in their lives on a meaningful basis.

Rowe will maintain her parental rights. We're told the agreement does not specify the amount of visitation.

The agreement says Rowe has no parental rights to Blanket, Jackson's youngest child.

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46.

jenne    

OMG!!! I am sure the kids know who she is ...NOT .....as a mother, but as the surrogate, and I agree, that is ALL she was ever to be, WHY Michael married that man/woman, I suppose only to ...oh, heck I don't really know why. Rowe doesn't even know Katherine..Michael what were you you thinking??? Yes it was only a business arrangement. Rowe has nothing to offer these beautiful children who have lived abroad, highly educated, and just plain gorgeous. Prince and Paris are not going to want to leave their baby brother Blanket to go 'visit' Rowe, why doesn't she just stay out of their lives and go away like she did the last time she got the big pay day...What happens if Katherine is no longer around, All this should be in place. These beautiful children need to be with the Jacksons because that is who they identify with..not this rumored boozer Rowe. Just looking at her she looks like she packs on a few coronas every day. Sorry to be so hateful in this comment, but this is ALL wrong..

1881 days ago
47.

lawry, from France    

Oops: Azza, not adda !

1881 days ago
48.

questionmarc    

Of course, DR was the kids "birth mother". MJ didn't want a "mother" for HIS children, HE wanted to be BOTH mother and father and he paid for that honor and selfishness. He didn't do those children any favors by denying access of their mother to them, what was he so afraid of if they had had their mother in their lives? I have never understood why he had to be the ONLY one who raised them, it was a totally unnatural life for these kids and I should have capitalized UNNATURAL. Children should be raised by both parents, if at all possible. At the least, he should have allowed very liberal visitation rights. Don't tell me she said she didn't want anything to do with them, I've heard that already. Never believed she meant it. None of us know what went on between MJ and DR, she's just being demonized because of MJ. Give this woman a break. She and the Jacksons have worked a pretty decent deal with the kids in mind, be happy for all concerned.

1881 days ago
49.

mjtfanforlive    

all those pple hacking on debbie never met her and mike together they had a deal yes but part of it was that eventually the kids would know who she was and would get to know her
also i cant help wondering why this is even anyones business but hers and michaels .i really hope pple would finally get of her back and give her credit for being a true friend of mike for way over 2 decades

1881 days ago
50.

BNS    

I'm sick of this. People obviously don't know the situation with Michael and Debbie. Debbie was a fan - met Michael in the 80's and she served as his side sex for years. When Michael married Lisa Marie Presley she promised him kids, but then she told MIchael she didn't want to have any black babies, So Michael divorced her and Debbie inserted herself back into Michael's life and offered to give him what he's always wanted.

Michael did not push Debbie out of the kids' lives, Debbie took herself out because, after they divorced, her visitation didn't include Michael. That is what she wanted all along -- visitation with HIM, not just the kids. So she washed her hands of it and this pissed Michael off so bad that he didn't speak to Debbie for years.

People are making assumptions - people who don't know anything about anything.

1881 days ago
51.

lankandiva    

MMM SHE HAS SOME MORALS,AND NO NOT ALL OFF US ARE BASHING HER BECASE SME PEOPLE THINK SHES UNATTTRACTIVE,WE ALL HAVE OUR OWN OPINIONS,I OF COURSE AM NOT JUDGEMENTAL PERSON,I DON'T JUDGE SOMEONE BY THEIR LOOKS BUT BY THEIR CHARACTER AND THE WAY THEY COME ACROSS IN WORDS..IM HAPPY THAT KATHERINE GETS TO RAISE THE KIDS JUST LIKE MICHAEL WANTED,ONE THING THOUGH MAYBE DEBBIE IS IN SERIOUS TROUBLE FOR HER PAST INVOLVEMENT WITH MJS DRUG ABUSE??????????AND REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME MAYBE THE KIDS WILL END UP PARENTLESS AGAIN??????WHO NWS HOW FR THIS POST IS TRUE,BUT IF IT IS,THANK GOD..NICE THATSHE WILL KEEP IN TOUCH WTH THE KIDS AND ALSO THE COUNSCELLING..I THINK THEY ALL NEED COUSCELLIING ,ITS A TRAGIC LOSS..AND WITH ALL THE ROTT THATS GOING AROUD I THINK IT WILL DO ALL GOOD..IT WILL HELP ALL TO GET THROUGH THIS HARD TIME..R.I.PMJ..MY WE FINALLY SUCCEED VICTORY IN YOU NAME NOW FOR ALL THAT ARE INVOLVED IN YOUR DEATH..IM PRAYING FOR ANOTHER VICTORY..GOD BLESS..LOVE FROM OZ

1881 days ago
52.

opi    

1881 days ago
53.

jennifer    

Debbie Rowe had the children for Michael Jackson. Her words. Full stop.
Debbie offered the business arrangement of producing children for someone she admired. Clearly it had and has nothing to do with her looks.

Debbie Rowe has never been a parent. The media made more of the relationship than either Debbie or Michael did.
When will the courts realise these business arrangements are just that and has nothing to do with parental rights.

I feel for the children. Why parade them to someone they do not know, and force them to deal with a larger circus at such a young age. Why couldn't Paris and Prince make the choice, as to what age, or if, they want to see their surrogate mother.

1881 days ago
54.

Le    

We do not know these people in person and we were not in their presence when they were making decisions in their lives. We only know the things we read here or hear on TV and that is not enough to form an objective opinion about what is right or wrong for them to do.

By expressing our opinions here gives us a feeling as if we were a part of their lives, as if what we say here will reach them and have an impact on their lives...but it does not do any such thing. Writing here is a substitute for expressing our opinion in a group of friends who also follow the story. It is a way to say what you want without being seen. It also gives information to the people who work for this company on what people want to read about and then they follow those stories more.

Of course, everybody has the right to express their opinion for whatever reasons. Just wanted to say that we should
bear in mind that our opinions may be founded on a limited quantity of information and should not be harsh on anybody since we do not reall know these people in person.

Let us hope that the decision from this article brings positive effects into the lives of all people involved.

1881 days ago
55.

Janet    

sally, you got your sources from the ENQUIRER. If you believe everything they write you need some serious help!!! That paper is the BIGGEST liar out off all the tabloids!!!!

1881 days ago
56.

Araba Lucy    

How many surrogate mothers are allowed to do this? She was paid to carry the babies in her womb. Rumour has it that she is not their biological mother. It was not her eggs that were used to conceive these kids. It seems to me she wanted more and more money after her initial 'deal' with MJ t be a surrogate mother. Now that he is dead, she knows she will benefit more money from the kids as they are entitled to 40% of the estate. They are her insurance policy. She got a multi-million dollar settlement, a house, a ranch and a lifestyle few can dream off. MJ was struggling with finances towards the end. She did not care about the kids and said so herself. So why is she pretending to care now? Surrogates usually walk away. She needs counselling. This could be a major disruption in the kids' lives. If they google her name, they will find out the truth and eventually reject her.

1881 days ago
57.

Truth    

35. Saved MJ and thier kids...WHO IS THE HIDDEN JACKSON SON? and the overseas wife?.MJ was a stud

Posted at 9:06AM on Jul 30th 2009 by Saintly actions
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There is no overseas wife.. from the sounds of it the Jackson's were going to claim nanny Grace was MJs secret wife, in order to attempt to nullify existing will. However, she married someone last december. That's the rumor, anyway.

Omer is NOT MJs secret son, JJ is lying about that. MJ saw Omer preform in a MJ dance contest in Europe when Omer was around 11. Jackson then contacted Omer's family, and had Omer brought to him. After that Omer was always with MJ.

Omer was another boy MJ fell in love with. This will all come out very soon, and lots more. You MJ fans better get ready. The proverbial finger is about to come out of the dike. You will soon see the man for what he truly was... hurry, go grab your rose colored glasses! You are going to need them!!

1881 days ago
58.

Janet    

Response to both Sally and Legacy......You got your source from the ENQUIRER!!!! The BIGGEST liar of all tabloid papers!!!! If you believe anything they say/print you need some help!!!!!! LOL!

1881 days ago
59.

Lori    

How sad. These kids will go through the rest of their childhood's with no holidays, no birthdays, and all of the rest of the creepy things the Jehovah's Witnesses believe in. Just think about MJ's childhood. It wasn't just the fact that he was pimped out by his dad, and didn't have a childhood because his dad pushed him into showbiz, but also because of the restrictive life of the Jehovah's Witness cult. Now grandpa Joe can start the Jackson 3, and Grandma can rob them of the beauty of every holiday, including their own birthdays. How f^cked up is that?

1881 days ago
60.

astabasta    

Thank you, lawry - no prob with the name. ;-)

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