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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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106.

BarbieJean    

How much does that stun gun cost anyway?

1663 days ago
107.

keishalee98    

TMZ AND OTHERS NEED TO LEAVE THESE PEOPLE ALONE AND STOP PRINTING SO MUCH NEGATIVE THINGS ABOUT THEM. SEEMS LIKE THAT'S ALL TMZ IS GOOD FOR. IN MY OPINION KATHERINE HAS THE RIGHT TO HAVE WHOEVER
SHE WANTS THERE IN HER HOUSE, WHICH IS NOBODY'S BUSINESS BUT THE FAMILY'S. SO DCFS AND OTHERS NEED TO BUTT OUT. KATHERINE CAN HANDLE THE SITUATION JUST FINE. IF SHE WANTS TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT SHE NEEDS TO MAKE JERMAINE AND HIS CHILDREN AND WIFE LEAVE THE HOME AND FIND THEM A PLACE OF THEIR OWN. PRAY THAT GOD WILL HELP KATHERINE NOT LOOSE MICHAEL'S CHILDREN BECAUSE THE STATE DON'T NEED THEM BECAUSE THEY ARE WORSE THERE THAN WERE THEY ARE NOW. JUST LOOK AT ALL THE KIDS WHO ARE SCARRED FROM BEING IN FOSTER HOMES. YOU ALL SURE WOULDN'T LIKE IT IF THE DCFS OR SOCIAL SERVICES IN YOUR STATE COME INTO YOUR HOME EITHER. THIS JUST SHOWS YOU ALL WHO WAS THE ONE WHO PURCHASED THE STUN GUN WAS PROBABLY THIS BOYS MOM IF ALL THIS STORY IS TRUE. HOPE KATHERINE WILL MAKE JERMAINE AND HIS FAMILY MOVE SO IT WANT AFFECT HER KEEPING MICHAEL'S CHILDREN IF THAT'S WHAT IT TAKES. WHY DON'T JERMAINE'S WIFE AND JERMAINE GET A JOB. SOUNDS LIKE TO ME THAT ALL THOSE LIVING IN THAT HOUSE NEED TO GET A JOB IF THEY WANT TO KEEP STAYING THERE. THAT SHOULD BE WHAT KATHERINE TELLS THEM. THEY ARE GROWN INDIVIDUALS AND ITS TIME FOR THEM TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN FAMILIES NOT THEIR MOTHER KATHERINE. SURE SHE LOVES THEM BUT IF THEY LOVE HER THEY WOULD DO THIS FOR HER.

1663 days ago
108.

sir nigel buttercrumpet    

WHY ARE THESE RETARDS CARING FOR THOSE KIDS? LOOK AT THE WAY THEY RAISED THEIR OWN CHILDREN, A BUNCH OF TWISTED FREAKS WHO CAN BARELY WIPE THEMSELVES. MJ'S MOM IS TOO
OLD TO TAKE CARE OF THEM. I HOPE CPS TAKES THEM OUT OF THE CONTINUING FREAK SHOW THAT IS THE JACKSON FAMILY.

1663 days ago
109.

Marla    

I wish that Jermaines's words back when MJ died, and he gave an interview at Neverland, would come true: "I whish it was me not him who had died", GOD please listen to him and grant his wish to die soon.

1663 days ago
110.

Missy    

What does a divorce from years ago have to do with Jermaine's son buying a stun gun now? The two have nothing in common! TMZ is just trying to get more hits on their site,not caring how they have to hurt to get them! TMZ leave the Jackson family alone I'm sure this could have been settled in private,but nooooo you guys have to plaster pictures of the Jackson children all over your site,use the names of MJ and his children,and blow it way out of proportion!

1663 days ago
111.

Catherine    

Harvey--

I am not a huge MJ fan so that doesn't color my remarks; however this is precisely what MJ was trying to avoid by sequestering his kids from his family! He kept his kids out of the fray for the most part. Obviously, the masks and such were weird, but in the BBC interview he tells that he cannot bear to have people looking at him because of how ugly he feels he is. This is a direct result of Joe's mental abuse of MJ during childhood. His bros were subjected to the same treatment and as such make crazy parents. Look at the result--now Blanket is being targeted as the youngest and most vulnerable. MJ's kids were raised with love, and now they're thrown into this sibling mess to deal with no previous exposure. Pray for them!

1663 days ago
112.

Marla    

I read somewhere that the Jacksons, were making arrangements to go on tour with Janet replacing Michael. I hope this is not true cause it would only take Michael to resusitate for anyone to go to this concert and Janet would be burned and banned forever from stardom!!!

1663 days ago
113.

BarbieJean    

121. TMZ AND OTHERS NEED TO LEAVE THESE PEOPLE ALONE AND STOP PRINTING SO MUCH NEGATIVE THINGS ABOUT THEM. SEEMS LIKE THAT'S ALL TMZ IS GOOD FOR. IN MY OPINION KATHERINE HAS THE RIGHT TO HAVE WHOEVER
SHE WANTS THERE IN HER HOUSE, WHICH IS NOBODY'S BUSINESS BUT THE FAMILY'S. SO DCFS AND OTHERS NEED TO BUTT OUT. KATHERINE CAN HANDLE THE SITUATION JUST FINE. IF SHE WANTS TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT SHE NEEDS TO MAKE JERMAINE AND HIS CHILDREN AND WIFE LEAVE THE HOME AND FIND THEM A PLACE OF THEIR OWN. PRAY THAT GOD WILL HELP KATHERINE NOT LOOSE MICHAEL'S CHILDREN BECAUSE THE STATE DON'T NEED THEM BECAUSE THEY ARE WORSE THERE THAN WERE THEY ARE NOW. JUST LOOK AT ALL THE KIDS WHO ARE SCARRED FROM BEING IN FOSTER HOMES. YOU ALL SURE WOULDN'T LIKE IT IF THE DCFS OR SOCIAL SERVICES IN YOUR STATE COME INTO YOUR HOME EITHER. THIS JUST SHOWS YOU ALL WHO WAS THE ONE WHO PURCHASED THE STUN GUN WAS PROBABLY THIS BOYS MOM IF ALL THIS STORY IS TRUE. HOPE KATHERINE WILL MAKE JERMAINE AND HIS FAMILY MOVE SO IT WANT AFFECT HER KEEPING MICHAEL'S CHILDREN IF THAT'S WHAT IT TAKES. WHY DON'T JERMAINE'S WIFE AND JERMAINE GET A JOB. SOUNDS LIKE TO ME THAT ALL THOSE LIVING IN THAT HOUSE NEED TO GET A JOB IF THEY WANT TO KEEP STAYING THERE. THAT SHOULD BE WHAT KATHERINE TELLS THEM. THEY ARE GROWN INDIVIDUALS AND ITS TIME FOR THEM TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN FAMILIES NOT THEIR MOTHER KATHERINE. SURE SHE LOVES THEM BUT IF THEY LOVE HER THEY WOULD DO THIS FOR HER.

Posted at 10:08AM on Mar 4th 2010 by keishalee98

Is your caps lock, LOCKED?! Dayum!
I got to say is why in the hell are YOU on TMZ's website if you have a problem with what they report? THIS IS A CELEBRITY GOSSIP WEBSITE! Why can people not understand that!? And FYI, The Jacksons bring it on themselves, all the negative attention they are getting. That is not TMZ's OR any other media outlets fault that the Jacksons are NOT who they portray themselves as!
Close knit family, full of nothing but love and talent, no scandals, no lies, no cheating, no dead beat dads, BS! Michael got put through the ringer for every little move he ever made and if the Jacksons wanna use Michael's kids and his name to get back in the spotlight then they better get used to the sh!t he had to put up with too! Be careful what you ask for Jermaine and J5, you just might get it, enjoy your fame and Michael's money~

1663 days ago
114.

Marla    

I wish that Jermaine's words back when MJ died, and he gave an interview at Neverland, would come true: "I whish it was me not him who had died", GOD please listen to him and grant his wish to die soon.


1663 days ago
115.

MiMi    

114.
I had a visit to Forest Lawn Yesterday. I had the pleasure of
meeting Debbie Rowe. Nice lady.She says she has yet to see her kids. Come on Katherine get it together.

Posted at 9:50AM on Mar 4th 2010 by MJ's PYT Superfly Sista


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MiMi's waving to MJ's PYT

What an experience that must have been for you at Forest Lawn. And to top it all off Debbie shows up. It is so nice to see that Michael has regular visitors from people that care so much about him.

I'm going to have to get me one of those t-shirts.

http://www.justice4mj.com/


1663 days ago
116.

Missy    

by BarbieJean

This could very well have been handled privately but the media had to blow it up bigger than it really is. The media needs to back off and leave this famiy alone,and stop ridiculing everything they do! And this article tmz posted has nothing to do with Jaafar getting a stun gun! The only time tmz gets alot of hits is when the Jackson's are mentioned,so tmz is just using the Jackson name to make money for their trashy gossip site,hell this story isn't even accurate!

1663 days ago
117.

michaelacarterallen    

I MUST HAVE GOTTEN SOMETHING WRONG...DOES THIS WOMEN HAVE KIDS WITH BOTH JERMAINE AND RANDY!?????WTF

1663 days ago
118.

Carra    

Jacko's kids would be much better off being sent to boarding school in England than living with this bunch of leeches.

I agree that there is a cycle of abuse happening here, and this is not a good environment for children to be living. There are no parents and no one with an actual job - just crazy schemes to make money off of the Jackson name.

Send the three Jacko kids over to Eton in the UK. They'd be better off.



1663 days ago
119.

karma    

Katherine probably gave this woman grocery cards because she might not have spent the child support cash on the kids' needs or helped contribute to their food/household support, (spent it on herself). If I had someone freeloading, wish I would have thought of something like this myself. Can you imagine what it is like for Katherine? To have to "CHOOSE" between any of your grandchildren? And have to admit your 2 deadbeat sons are allowing it to happen? Goodness knows what Alejandra is doing, why wasn't she watching her son's actions? She lives there too, rent free apparently. I would hope the court has allowed a nanny to help care for MJ's kids.
As someone said earlier about Harvey mentioning who signed for this stun gun...very interesting question. I'm sure packages are checked by security.
Perhaps, in the Jacksons' minds...having this Alejandra stay there was suppose to help solve problems, not create them. (Keep Jackson kids in the family, instead of her taking them away. Help out Katherine.) I wonder how much TMZ is correct on fact and how much is being spun for DRAMA. One thing about Michael Jackson, you did NOT see his kids' pictures posted all over tabloids. Shame on TMZ for posting the children's faces.

1663 days ago
120.

Kalif    

You know...Jermaine needs to step up. He is no more than a womanizer and a con. Just as fake as a $3 bill. The plastic hair - like gumby's, all the "fans" and "the people don't know" and "I loved my brother" gibberish is like chalk on a wall when he speaks.

He rides around in his Bentley in which is no more his, than it is mine...it is Michael's. BUT he still can't pay his child support BUT these women knew. They knew how he treated the women before them. They knew how he treated Hazel and her children and getting people pregnant at the same time. Sleeping with your younger brother's wife. Has anyone seen Randy, he looks heartbroken, sick, just beat out of life...Jermaine.

Jermaine needs to really step up to the plate and be a man and not the selfish little stiflingly brat he has always come across as. So quick to grap the Mike and be seen but with nothing we really want to hear him say. he was a bruise in Michael's life know he is allowing his kids to be a troublemaker in Michael's children's lives.

Katherine, what you coddle them in allowance as young men is now what they have become as old asses.

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