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Stun Gun Mess Connected to Jackson Divorce

3/4/2010 7:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Jermaine Jackson's messy divorce set up a series of events that led to a knock at Katherine Jackson's door by the L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services ... TMZ has learned.


Jermaine filed for divorce from Alejandra Jackson in 2004. They fought hard over child support. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Jermaine pressured Alejandra to live with the couple's two children -- Jaafar and Jermajesty -- in the Jackson family home in Encino. Alejandra claimed in the docs Jermaine wanted her to live in his mom's home so he didn't have to pay her support.

In legal docs filed last year, Alejandra complained most of the support money she received was from Katherine, frequently in the form of gift cards from Ralphs supermarket -- the very same place Jaafar bought a credit card so he could purchase the stun gun online.

Alejandra has been living in Katherine's home, along with Jaafar and Jermajesty, Genevieve and Randall -- the latter two kids were born during Alejandra's marriage to Randy Jackson, Jermaine's brother. Another minor, Donte, is living in the home -- a child the Jackson's essentially adopted. Add to that Michael Jackson's three kids, Prince, Paris and Blanket and 79-year-old Katherine is juggling responsibilities for 8 children.

Turns out 26 bathrooms and 12 bedrooms came in handy. Who knew?

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31.

Fred Farkel    



Let Joe move back in.

Joe would straighten this mess out in less than a day.



1589 days ago
32.

rach    

oh guys pleaseeeee! you dont know any of these people personally, you dont know their situation or what goes on behind closed doors so you have no right to say what the family should or shouldnt do!
having said that id love to know what jermaine is on atm cause hes really not coming across as a nice guy,dont get me wrong i love MJ and his family and always will regardless but this story alongside jermaines recent behaviour(like his bizarre "airport/hospital" interview) is just some sorta jermaine publicity stunt- the public are having too much Prince Paris Blanket and MJ news so lets try an get myself and my own kids some attention

1589 days ago
33.

lindsey    

WHERE are the women of this family ie-JANET quit letting your mother being abused and tell your douche-bag brother to take his HAREM and GET OUT!!!! For Christ's sake Janet, send a moving van, call the police and the press and remove Jermaine's brood so these kids can have some peace.

1589 days ago
34.

sammy    

Something I NEVER thought I would say--Michael Jackson's kids were better off in the strange environment they were being raised in with him. I think there was clear dysfunction in their lives living with an unstable father, but he did everything he knew to protect them. How horrible for them to go from a loving home into this utter chaos. Michael's children need to be removed. Period.


Think what you like of Michael Jackson good or bad, but this is about children being subjected to a clearly horrific living situation, and their inheritance is funding it.
Posted at 5:19AM on Mar 4th 2010 by aimee


Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/03/04/michael-jackson-jermaine-jackson-stun-gun-alejandra-jackson-katherine-jackson-divorce-child-custody/2#comments#ixzz0hCbrGfYi

I agree with you but i think the life they had with their father was without out a doubt more functional than this current one. Jermaines mess should be kept away from those poor kids. Their grandmother is an amazing person that really cares for these children but unfortunately she has to put up with Jermaines disastrous marriages and baby mammas

1589 days ago
35.

fan    

Scary. It's a vicious repeat cycle. MJ kids're neglected & surrounded by reckless people. They feel sad if they don't do what their father liked to do. They have to please Kate by going to religion meetings.
It's a scene from 35 years ago.
She only defended MJ when he was on trial. She never could teach her kids to guard against dangerous relationships. She protected the abusive adults. MJ became confused & stressed himself to death at age 50.

1589 days ago
36.

danica    

Why does TMZ have a picture of HALIMA, Jermaines's current wife when they are talking about his ex-wife ALEJANDRA?

What sloppy inaccurate reporting. And why are you lying that Randy was married to this woman. NOT TRUE. This is just hilarious that TMZ got so many things wrong.

Another JFK fiasco.

1589 days ago
37.

Darlene    

She is way to old to be taking care of these kids properly!!!

1589 days ago
38.

mimi    

oh god TMZ MIND YOU BUSINESS.

1589 days ago
39.

Jamaican Sam    

Jermaine is Scar from Lion King. Get with the program people.

1589 days ago
40.

Andie    

The Jacksons are trashy low-life bottom-feeders, how sad for Michael Jackson's kids to be sucked into their sleazy lives. And why is an 80 yr old woman caring for EIGHT children?

1589 days ago
41.

Adi    

More distraction and diversion by TMZ (The Brickman) for what is really about to happen....

:-)

xxx

1589 days ago
42.

Oval Beach    

Ah...so the grandmother is taking care of all her grandkids... where have I heard of this happening before???? Oh yeah...that's right...it permiates the black American "family" culture. What a bunch of worthless Jacksons those Jackson boys are...can't even take care of their own children and have to depend on grandma to do the job, typical. Oh, one more thing...Jermajesty? I thought I heard ALL the ghetto names before I read this story. Joe and Kathrine should have stayed in Gary, IN. They would have been better off.

1589 days ago
43.

stalker    

JERMAINE JACKSON DID THE RIGHT THING TO LET HIS KIDS LIVE IN THE HOUSE WITH THEIR GRAND MOTHER. THE WOMAN IS 80 YRS OLD AND LIVES IN A 12 BEDROOM HOUSE WITH NO HUSBAND. WITHOUT THE GRAND KIDS IN THE HOUSE, THE WOMAN WOULD BE VERY LONELY AND SICK OFTEN. HAVING THOSE KIDS IN THE HOUSE IS A BLESSING HEALTHY WISE FOR AN 80 YR OLD WOMAN. EITHER EIGHT KIDS OR EIGHT CATS, YOU DO THE MATH.

1589 days ago
44.

shid i wish i would    

If Katherine knows like I know, she needs to clean her own house and not DCFS. If Grandmama thinks these freeloaders will have her back ***give myself the HYMLEC from laughter***finacial or any other way ask the court for some more $$$$. (chile please)
Katherine should be sitting in a message chair soaking her feet in epsom salt and rubbing alchohol RIGHT NOW from Kicking AZZ (pow) Literally out that house. she said," SSI wasnt cuttin it". Choice MJ3 or Alejore+5 CHOOSE Damn Jacksons write a song about this shid, It'll be a hit: AND I kicked um out,kicked um out REPEAT repeat, repeat. To the bank i go,repeat Thanks Mike repeat, repeat

1589 days ago
45.

DREAMSandTRUTH    

Please don't involve the children!

1589 days ago
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