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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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76.

opi    

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!!!!

Wrong. The Enquirer is absolutely right. They were right about hypocrite Jesse Jackson having a love child out of wedlock, while he is married, and they were right about John Edwards, Rush Limbaugh being on drugs, and they are RIGHT ON about Jordie Chandler, and what happened to him.

1876 days ago
77.

sue    

WELL IT SOUNDS GOOD ON PAPER BUT WHAT HAPPENS DOWN THE ROAD WHEN SHE RUNS OUT OF MONEY AND SHE COMES KNOCKING AGAIN....AND TO SOME OF YOU TO SAY LEAVE HER ALONE, WELL SHE IS THE ONE THAT HAS PUT HERSELF OUT THERE IT WASNT US, IF SHE DIDNT WANT HER CHILDREN WHEN MJ WAS ALIVE WHY WOULD SHE WANT THEM NOW... SHE HAS ALWAYS SAID SHE WAS NOT THERE MOTHER SHE ONLY HAD THEM TO MAKE HIM HAPPY!!!! HE IS GONE NOW SO IT DOESNT MATTER NOW!!! IF SHE DIDNT HAVE MATERNAL FEELINGS FOR THESE KIDS WHEN THEY WERE FIRST BORN SHE WILL NEVER HAVE THEM NOW OR LATER!!!! SHE JUST WANTS TO BE ABLE TO MESS WITH THERE LIVES AND THAT IN FACT WILL CAUSE THEM TO NEED A SHRINK... RIP-MJ---SUE

1876 days ago
78.

lieseverywhere24    

Well said questionmarc about the unaturalness of MJ's determination to exclude the mothers from the children's lives. I hope Debbie secures some legal protection from the possible manipulation of the children by the Jacksons by having the right to have her children visit her at her ranch without a Jackson representative hovering around. Fantastic idea about the shrink, someone has to get to the bottom of what has really gone on with the children so that Debbie can get some sense of what she needs to do for them. As for the Judge, I hope he awards Debbie joint legal custody even if she will only be having visitation to begin with. This should give Debbie a say in what happens to her children and also gives the children an alternative place to go if the situation at the Jacksons ever gets too much for them. There is nothing like having a mother to run to when things get out of control even if she is a late starter.

1876 days ago
79.

blackletta    

This is some great news. Now, all three children can still be together just the father it to be. Mrs. Rowe, you put the children first I thank you also for not spitting the children up and letting them stay with their Grandmothr. Hope that your vacation work out.

1876 days ago
80.

Real People    

A Surrogate Mother usually Gives Birth to the Kids, then hands them over to the couple that pay them......
SJP Sarah J. Parker and hubby hired a SURROGATE in Ohio to give Birth for them. The surrogate had twins for the couple... A Surrogate is Just that. Its done all the time.. Rowe is No different than any other surrogate except she got payed VERY VERY WELL. Cant fault her for that. lol

1876 days ago
81.

liz    

Debbie has always said that she would accept Blanket. Be careful all you mothers who allow their fathers to have custody, if you get a divorce settlement and spousal support, you might be accused of selling your children. Even if you think at the time, that will be the best possible situation for the children.

Debbie is the most normal person in this whole circus of a family, and she isn't pretty

1876 days ago
82.

Marius    

So Does she have parental rights or not? Please answer.

1876 days ago
83.

not unique    

Real People - that may be true, but how many surrogate mothers marry the father? Nothing Michael did seems to be ordinary..

1876 days ago
84.

jen newman    

Blanket (I wish people would stop calling him that name!) will feel kinda separate from the other 2 kids if this agreement happens. I hope the psychologist will help him, too. It all sounds so selfish of Debbie and I am surprised if a judge will think it is fair. What a mess!

Jen Newman

1876 days ago
85.

liz    

Debbie is the Bio mom. The amount of money she got, while large, was absolutely a pittance, 8 mil compared to the more than 500 million her husband was worth. Remember, Michael chose this person and method to get the children that he wanted.

Keep trying, maybe you people will find something that Debbie really did wrong.

1876 days ago
86.

LeaveThemAlone    

I think this shows that she does have their best interest at heart. Kudos to her for recognizing the need for a psychologist to help the kids during this time of transition--yes, the Jacksons have an abundance of love for them, and I feel that Debbie loves them in her own way(just as she loved Michael enough to 'gift' these children to them)...but the kids will most likely need a little help to come to terms with all that is happening.

1876 days ago
87.

cc    

I still don't understand why this woman thinks she has rights over those children ? she has NONE, she SOLD them for a lot of money long time ago, MJ gave her millions of dollars and paid for her expenses for years, he hated her guts, yeah, he mentioned her in his will,.... but just to tell his executioners NOT TO GIVE HER AN EXTRA DIME, so why does she think she is entitled to give ANY opinion about the welfare of those kids???? what's going on? she should shut her trap once and for all, that will help her in the future with prince and Paris who know her as an oportunist and nothing else.

1876 days ago
88.

Real People    

Number 75.. Not unique.. Surrogates usually dont marry the father, However.... Debbie the surrogate made it easy on MJ... If A women is married to a man within giving BIRTH.. THe state automatically gives the father the legalright of being the father.. So You see MJ didnt have to go through an adoption process if they were leagally married. In other surrogate cases, the parents or couple that hired the surrogate MUST legally adopt that child..... Just save MJ the paperwork. Pretty smart on both their parts. The children were automatically leagally considered his since they were born IN WEDLOCK.
Just sayin....

1876 days ago
89.

susanne    

Jackson Insider: How come you know all this???

1876 days ago
90.

stewie griffin    

I see the camera could not accomodate her mega chin.

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