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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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76.

myra    

I FEEL THAT JERMAINE AND RANDY NEED TO TAKE THERE CHILDREN AND X WIFE AND RAISE THERE OWN CHILDREN. THERE MOTHER HAS ENOUGH ON HER HANDS AS IT IS. SHE JUST LOST HER SON. NOW SHE RAISING HER GRANDCHILDREN. SHE DOESN'T NEED ANYMORE ON HER PLATE. THESE TWO MEN NEED TO GROW UP TAKE ON THERE RESPONSIBILITY. I WONDER WHY SHE NEEDED MORE MONEY NOW WE ALL KNOW. IF MICHAEL WAS ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE A FIT. OF HOW THESE TWO BROTHER ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THERE MOTHER. SHE A BEAUTIFUL,STRONG, SUPPORTIVE WOMEN AND HAS BEEN THRU ALOT IN HER LIVE TIME. HOW MUCH MORE DO YOU NEED TO ADD. SO TO YOU TWO BROTHER THAT ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF HER GET A LIVE GROW UP TAKE YOUR CHILDREN HOME AND RAISE THEM MICHAEL DID SO YOU NEED TO. LOVE YOU MRS JACKSON YOU ARE A VERY STRONG LADY AND I GIVE YOU A LOT OF CREDIT FOR ALL YOU HAVE BEEN THRU. YOUR SON IS MISSED LOVED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN IN MY EYES. I JUST WISHED I HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING HIM THAT WAS MY DREAM BUT UNFORTUNELY I WON'T BEABLE TO SADLY LOVE YOU MICHAEL MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND I HOPE THAT YOUR MOTHER GETS THE PEACE THAT SHE DESERVES SHE A LOVELY LADY AND I DON'T EVEN KNOW HER

1603 days ago
78.

maggie    

It was pretty shocking to hear that a stun gun was bought by a 13 year old child on the internet. Not to mention that the young child is one of the famous Jackson-5 and how Blanket, Prince II got into the mix and/or whether this story is true or not is still unknown.
My shock is the stun gun and how it was purchased on the internet and why? This is serious stuff here. Many scenarios run through my head at the moment and one of them a consequence that would have been devastating for the family who has already gone through one of the most shocking deaths of all, their famous son, Michael Jackson. Thank goodness nothing did happen.


Yet my point is this, if this child, or any child for that matter, can get on the internet and buy a lethal stun gun, what else can be bought?

This is a case where a child has way too much time on his hands and there was no parental guidance around to monitor his whereabouts in the home or on the internet, it's almost as if the kids have free reign of the home. In this case, the parents don't have time for their children and dump off their responsibility onto the grandmother, who has enough on her hands as is.
To say it's all because of a harsh divorce to me is just another cover up Jermaine is using to shrug his parental responsibilities and cover up what really went on with his child. Maybe if he stop tromping around Bahrain and countries, and quite flashing the bling bling so much, he have time to take care of his children.

There are no excuses for what just occurred here. Regardless, it’s your responsibility to take charge over what your child is doing, especially if he’s on the internet. Maybe today there would be less kids coming up missing or found dead.

This was a pure out and out child neglect and one who had way too much time on his hands, was bored, and needed some excitement that could have resulted in a terrible accident.

This morning I read on TMZ that Jafar, bought a credit card at Ralphs? Huh? How can you buy a credit card at at a food store? You can put money on gift cards to buy food, but to buy a stun gun? It doesn’t add up.

The concern I have and hope that this investigation totally finds out is the the site where the kid bought the stun gun.

The story here doesn’t add up, the excuse is not going to change the fact that a child was left to do something that could have had a terrible outcome.



1603 days ago
79.

TessaKittysMom    

OMG will this family just GO AWAY already?

1603 days ago
80.

Christine    

POOR MICHAEL´S KIDS. NO WONDER MICHAEL WANTED TO STAY AWAY FROM THAT CRAZY FAMILY !!!!!!

1603 days ago
81.

Joe Smith    

1. "-- the latter two kids were born during Alejandra's marriage to Randy Jackson, Jermaine's brother." WHAT?????????

2. "Jermajesty" - lmfao!!!!!

1603 days ago
82.

loloagogo    

so in other words you mean Randy Jackson's step children..can you say "therapy"...STAT!

1603 days ago
83.

Bob    

Several European countries have name registries and all names for children must be approved by them. It prevents odd, unsual or inflamatory names (such as Adolph Hitler or the like) from being given to children. The Jackson clan, with Prince Michael, Prince Michael II, Jermajsety and a few of the others shows that there is a need for the same in the U.S. It seems the American people, at least a lot of them, really do need the government controlling their lives from cradle to grave.

1603 days ago
84.

a fan    

That family is totally dysfunctional. And they are stealing money using gift cards. So MJ's money paid for the stun gun that he wanted to shoot Blanket with. Somebody get those kids out of that house asap! They are being exposed to everything protected them from. Blanket does not stand a chance because he is so young. P&P just have to survive 5-6 years. But a lot of damage can be done in the teen years.

1603 days ago
85.

Lisa    

Wow..This must be a crazy household. I don't blame Janet and Latoya for staying away..I would too.

1603 days ago
86.

sam    

Damn TMZ enough! It a stun gun give it a rest why so many postings?

1603 days ago
87.

Blanket 50    

Jermaine is a sicko, and so is that biot..ch whore living with Katherine. How in the world can two brothers have kids with the same woman living with their mother ever find peace? Jermaine, you are a whoremonger for allowing your nuts to rule that dull brain of yours. Randy I see why you are distance. WTF your children are half brothers and sister and first cousins! Go figure

1603 days ago
88.

capt andy    

why cant tmz show a decent picture of Michael Jackson.Do they think they are being funny?
Pretty sad, as its Michael Jackson that made tmz so popular.I would be interested in how much schooling these children are recieving.Do Michael jacksons children have someone to talk to about their personal feelings as in therapy.

1603 days ago
89.

Laurie    

Oh for gods sakes you guys believe everything in the media and leave it to TMZ to want to report garbage especially about the Jacksons. Do they need ratings or what.

Jermaine and his wife are still happily together. They showed their own home on jacksons reality show and they also work together. She goes with him everywhere.

Get a life TMZ

1603 days ago
90.

Fan    

Hey, other commenters, a question: How often does Child Protective Services visit YOUR neighbors? Most people will answer "never!", and that is wonderful.

Now, what is it with these showbiz families? It seems CPS has needed to establish permanent outposts in celebrity neighborhoods!

Proof, once again, that anyone in the entertainment industry SHOULD BE DISCOURAGED FROM PROCREATION AND/OR ADOPTION!

If the celebrity parents don't get a divorce, they use drugs. Or they become violent. Or they abandon their kids. Or they raise them with nannies, not love. Or they give them freaking STUN GUNS! And, worst of all, some of them have sex with their children (Phillips, et al.), or maybe just in front of their children.

Do the world a favor! Stamp out celebrity reproduction!

1603 days ago
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