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Jackson Family Goes Italian

8/2/2009 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The parents of Michael Jackson -- Joe and Katherine -- along with his brother Randy, enjoyed a nice dinner at Madeo in West Hollywood last night.

Jackson family -- play video

We asked the usually chatty Joe if he -- like La Toya -- believes in a conspiracy theory regarding Michael's death. He was surprisingly quiet.

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46.

the truth hurts huh    

....There was no one for Michael to trust, except for his mother. .....

Posted at 12:38PM on Aug 2nd 2009 by me
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Unfortunately, as a child, he couldn't trust her to protect him from an abusive father.

1819 days ago
47.

questionmarc    

It's NOT their eating, it's how MUCH they are spending to eat after saying they NEEDED money to live on and to help the kids. No one is saying they shouldn't eat, for goodness sake. People on small social security (as KJ said) don't exactly go out for $100 plus meals. Perhaps that's why MJ didn't put her or anyone in his family as executors of his will. Have you ever thought of that? The way you are feeling is contrary to the way MJ wanted things. AND YOU say you loved him? He obviously knew his family better that you. Stop standing up for them, MJ didn't.

1819 days ago
48.

WillOTheWisp    

ANOTHER STUPID POST BY ANOTHER STUPID PERSON HAS LAPD CAME OUT AND SAID MJ WITH MURDERED. HE WAS A F**KING JUNKIE A CHILD MOLESTER. WHAT THEY DO WITH HIS MONEY IS SOMEONES BUSINESS SOMEONE HAS TO LOOK OUT FOR THOSE KIDS.
Posted at 12:58PM on Aug 2nd 2009 by Grasshopper

You’re an IDIOT! You’re not concerned for his kids; you’re just using this post to vent you hidden pedophile desires. You’re worst than any “F**KING JUNKIE” or “CHILD MOLESTER”, they will see God face to face before you will. You’re full of hate and all sorts of vile venom; you’re already living in your own private HELL. How does it feel to bring judgment on your brother?

1819 days ago
49.

The Nose    

Michael Jackson's estate attorneys -- and Katherine Jackson's lawyer -- are seeking temporary money from the singer's estate for Jackson's mom and his kids.

Seems Katherine desperately needs money to live on. And to take care of his kids.

Why are we not surprised? Who wasn't living off Michael Jackson's money and talent?

Lawyers for the estate wrote: "We are informed that Mrs. Jackson was also financially dependent upon Michael Jackson and that other than extremely modest social security benefits, Mrs. Jackson has no independent means of support."

The attorney's papers cite an urgent need for the Special Administrators to be authorized to pay family allowance for the benefits of Minor Children "in order to ensure that the Minor Children's needs for maintenance and support are met."

No word what will happen until Aug. 3, when the lawyers -- who cost a ton of money -- all appear in court again.

Wanna bet this estate is quickly eaten up by legal fees?

And good luck suing whoever was responsible for Michael Jackson's death, if that comes to pass.

Are you disgusted?

1819 days ago
50.

AFROdesiac    

@grasshopper
you weren't there in mj's bedroom so you're in no position to make such unfounded accusations.

SEEK THE FACE OF GOD IMMEDIATELY!!

1819 days ago
51.

balls    

balls

1819 days ago
52.

chipmunk1227    

1, what was the point of showing them going out to eat? seriously, who cares. yeh im posting, but doesnt mean i care they're out to dinner.LMAO at the comment, had joe opened his mouth, his wife would have kicked him in the balls..100% agree with that..she probably would have, hes caused enough trouble opening his big yap, making himself look even more so like the insensitive prick the whole world knows he was, and still is. side note: what happened to randy?? he used to be such a hottie..just had to comment on that..aside from michael (back in his thriller days anyway)i thought randy was the next cutest jackson..nowadays, to me, seems to be marlon..got sidetracked there for a sec lol..anyway..totally pointless to see the family or a portion of it, out to dinner. might agree with the comment about randys car-'he can thank michael for that'. maybe he can, really..we really have no clue which jacksons actually managed to succeed both after the jackson 5 were over, and without michaels help..

1819 days ago
53.

wish mj was here    

i feel bad for their loss but im confused.i thought kathrine said they needed money bad to take care of mjs kids.where i live its very expensive to go out and eat and its not a fancy place either.the money they spent on going out to eat they could have went and got grocies.joe is such a loser now back in the picture.he knows where the money is now.tmz why didnt you asked where mjs kids where at and why didnt they go out and eat too? when my hubby and i go out we take kids too only right.well the who damn family is living good off mjs money and we all know that.wow where and how did this brother get this car? let me guess mjs money.i think judge needs to let a good lawyer take care of mjs money and the kids.give kj her 40 percent .

1819 days ago
54.

TEAMBRANCA    

sssssssssss

No I am not claiming to have inside information. I was just saddened by michael's death and started reading things intially about the 2005 trial (love the GQ article) and one thing led to another. Interestingtly enought I read about the recorded calls by glenda's husband while reading up on the trial. Never thought they were available.

Then like two days ago while watching MJ's home movies and some videos on You tube and listening to him speak in french to a fan (so cute) Conversation number 1 popped up in the right hand column of suggested videos...I then listened to them all and realized this was the incident I had read about earlier.

FYI I also listened to all 7 of michaels tape recorded vocal training sessions with his coach...impressive.
I am a voracious reader and do not try to post unsubstantialed things however It would be unfortunate if this woman were uncessarily slandered when she came to MJ's defense. Her husband got a PI involved as well thinking there was an affair.

1819 days ago
55.

Michael Jackson's Voice    

Hay TMZ I have an idea.. why dont you feelingless morons go ask every mother who lost a child how they feel RIGHT NOW! That photog was tacky and should be kicked... as for Joe keeping mum.. Katy probably told him if he says one more thing about Michael... she is gunna kick hm so hardf he WILL have an idea of how much it hurt her to give birth to Michael... The man has been muzzled ... for now! And Randy Major class... The family members with all the class are saying NOTHING!!! It seems to be the Media Whores who cant shut up!!!

1819 days ago
56.

the truth hurts huh    

53. @grasshopper
you weren't there in mj's bedroom so you're in no position to make such unfounded accusations.

SEEK THE FACE OF GOD IMMEDIATELY!!

Posted at 1:09PM on Aug 2nd 2009 by mjismyteacher
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Hahahahahaha!!!!!!!!

"SEEK THE FACE OF GOD IMMEDIATELY!!" .............. THAT'S a new one!!!!

SEEK MENTAL HELP FOR YOURSELF - ASAP !!! Seriously.

1819 days ago
57.

what    

Most of the comments on this site are protective of the poor grieving Jacksons going to stuff there fat bellies on Michaels dime. What this is really? A show, this is joe Jackson I'm a grieveing Father show and my wife that I cheated on most of my life is by my side. Of course she is now senile, the mother Katherine who only told her loving Husband not to Kill the kids when he beat them. Joe has had some sympathic interview with Access Hollywood who say that Joe is really grieveing.for his dead son. What a joke. But a good show for the stupid people. During the same interview he was promoting his Vegas girls and movie and record company. This Family is rotten to the core. Michael did not have any contact with his family and neither did his children, cause he knew how vile they all are. They are, where they will be seen together by the Pap for a reason. This is Joe Jackson I'm a GOOD GUYTOUR and Katherine his stupid wife is by his side. Dr. Klien who may be the biological Father of the two children will fight in court if he can to keep Joe away from these children. Katherine will not protect them from Joe. She never protected Michael. Randy has some kind of mental disability from his accident. Lives at Encino with Jermine and his seven children. Randy changes tires and does odd jobs because of his mental disability. Also has a physc history was arrested and jailed for abusing his wife who was pregnant with Jermines baby. Jermine was married at the time and his wife was pregnant. Brutal Joe is a child beater, taught his kids to do the same thing . Once a child beater always a child beater. Joe always has to be reminded of what he really is.

1819 days ago
58.

dirtyfolks    

Michael Is the gift that Keeps on giving so of course Randy Is gonna have a brand new Shiny Porche. Just as long as randy got his Half He wouldnt care if the car was white black green or candy apple Red.

1819 days ago
59.

Intell    

Michael Jackson's parents have endured more ridicule and pain during the mourning of their son than anyone deserves. They are indeed strong minded people like Michael was. I wish them all the best.

1819 days ago
60.

WillOTheWisp    

47. ....There was no one for Michael to trust, except for his mother. .....

Posted at 12:38PM on Aug 2nd 2009 by me
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Unfortunately, as a child, he couldn't trust her to protect him from an abusive father.
Posted at 1:00PM on Aug 2nd 2009 by real maternal instincts


What the hell are you talking about? Michael didn’t leave home until he was damn near thirty? Who do you think, besides God, saw to it that Michael made it to fifty years of age? His mother had his back as much as she could. Michael and his brothers would have been dead had it not been for Katherine. She is not the little wimp you people think she is! Furthermore, he did trust her, even enough to care for his kids. HELLOOOOO!

1819 days ago
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