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Katherine Jackson's Lawyer Goes After Joe Jackson

6/14/2010 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Joe Jackson's cruel attack -- that his wife, Katherine, is responsible for Michael's death, is but the latest in a rich history of reckless, untrue comments ... so says Katherine's lawyer and the lawyer for Michael Jackson's estate.

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Katherine is not commenting on what amounts to her husband's declaration of war -- that she refused to "keep [Michael] cheered up" because she didn't want to invade his privacy, and he'd be alive today if she had.

Katherine's lawyer, Adam Streisand, tells TMZ, "The world knows that Mrs. Jackson has always been a loving mother and grandmother, and that she and Michael had a very special relationship."  Streisand then drives it home:  "The world also knows who Joe Jackson is and he seems bent on never letting us forget."

Howard Weitzman, lawyer for the Michael Jackson estate, tells TMZ, "The inference by Joe Jackson that Mrs. Jackson was in any way responsible for Michael's death is preposterous.  Katherine Jackson was a supportive and loving mother throughout Michael's life.  His love and respect for her is reflected in his estate plan."  Ouch ... and true.

Now here's how Joe may have screwed himself.  He's not included in Michael's will and no matter how hard he tries to invalidate the will, he's going to end up with nothing in that department.  The chances of Joe getting a court-approved allowance from the estate are slim to none.  And Joe is trying to exploit Michael's name to make money, but his unauthorized attempts have pretty much been shut down by the estate.

So the only thing Joe has been able to rely on ... Katherine's generosity in the money department.  Looks like that gravy train may have finally left the station.

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76.

DANA    

all for the $$$
stinky old heck

1500 days ago
77.

Alice(from Romania)    


KATHERINE Jackson has sparked concerns for her health — after she reportedly fell down a flight of stairs at her home in California.
The Jackson family matriarch — who has custody of late son Micheal’s three kids Paris, Prince Michael and Prince Michael II — was reportedly hospitalized after taking a tumble on May 17.
Katherine managed to escape with only cuts and bruises.
“She’s taken on way too much for a woman of her age but refuses to delegate the care of her grandchildren to others,” a source told America’s Globe magazine.
“She has aged enormously and is desperately hanging on for the sake of her children, but her collapse on the stairs shows how fragile she really is.
“She’s the glue that holds the whole family together. If something happens to her, it would be all-out war.”
http://www.showbizspy.com/article/205347/katherine-jackson-left-bruised-after-fall.html

1500 days ago
78.

janicebyrne    

Katherine filed for divorce on two occasions and in both cases, old Joe smooth talked her into cancelling the actions. Bet she regrets it now. File again now Katherine and get rid of this greedy weasel once and for all. He's a creep, a liar and a greedy parasite, like so many people in Michael's short life. So many people told lies and scammed him into giving money.

1500 days ago
79.

gonia09    

YES YES Mr. JACKSON EVERYONE IS FAULT ONLY NOT U HUH?



BUT MICHAEL IS ALIVE AND FINE:)

1500 days ago
80.

beau     

Katherine has put her 4 bumb son's and their kids, wives out of the mansion..NOW PUT OLD A JOE OUT ..If not they will all drain you dry...

1500 days ago
81.

Sarah    

Wait for it, if Papa Joe doesn't get what he wants he'll start selling the family secrets to the highest bidder. He sold his son up the river many years ago and now it seems he will do it again. He is renowned for selling stories and pictures to the Enquirer of his own family, sit back and watch the **** hit the fan now.

1500 days ago
82.

electriczipper    

87.
KATHERINE Jackson has sparked concerns for her health — after she reportedly fell down a flight of stairs at her home in California.
The Jackson family matriarch — who has custody of late son Micheal’s three kids Paris, Prince Michael and Prince Michael II — was reportedly hospitalized after taking a tumble on May 17.
Katherine managed to escape with only cuts and bruises.
“She’s taken on way too much for a woman of her age but refuses to delegate the care of her grandchildren to others,” a source told America’s Globe magazine.
“She has aged enormously and is desperately hanging on for the sake of her children, but her collapse on the stairs shows how fragile she really is.
“She’s the glue that holds the whole family together. If something happens to her, it would be all-out war.”
http://www.showbizspy.com/article/205347/katherine-jackson-left-bruised-after-fall.html



Posted at 4:36 AM on Jun 14, 2010 by Alice(from Romania)



Jaffar(tazer boy) pushed her down those steps

1500 days ago
83.

angles    

WELL IT'S ABOUT TIME CATHERINE STUD UP TO JOE HE NEEDS TO BE PUT IN HIS PLACE DON'T TAKE THAT CRAP FROM HIM . YOU HAVE EARNED ALL THAT YOU HAVE YOU ARE A GOOD PERSON AND IT ISN'T YOUR FAULT THAT MJ HAS PAST AWAY HIS TIME ON EARTH WAS UP

1500 days ago
84.

Jane (England)    

Missy @ 89, The damage had already been done by then.Michael knew his father was full of greed, & he put up with that. I don't really think that Michael forgave him fully for what he did. Joe said himself in the article, " I saw Michael about twice in the last few months before he died".
Alice @ 93, If you had read my previous post @70, I also mentioned about Katherine being taken to hospital. The last thing she needs right now on top of all of this, is some deadbeat husband blaming her for her son's death.



I have seen the video on TMZ of Joe, but he said alot more to US editor James Desborough in the 'News of The World' yesterday, (Sunday.)

1500 days ago
85.

david    

Hang him out to dry Katherine. Let the SOB wither in the sun.



If he is so " responsible for the success " should be easy enough for him to find and produce talent and get a living. Strange though that he only managed it before by basically enslaving his family. I guess a more independent, non DNA related, individual, might not be so profitable.

1500 days ago
86.

Missy    

Jane,MJ said himself he forgave...tmz and news of the world tabloid trash.

1500 days ago
87.

hotandbothered    

Daddy's a leech and wants to suck Michael's estate dry. I hope the Mrs. will divorce him. She needs to write her will now leaving him with nothing. But as long as she's married to the bum he's got a claim to her $$. Dump him, Katherine. He's been bad news for years. He needs to get a job (besides the one where he's a professional leech, that is.)

1500 days ago
89.

Alice(from Romania)    

official website -Joseph Jackson
http://www.joseph-jackson.de/start_en.html

1500 days ago
90.

Alice(from Romania)    

Posted at 5:12 AM on Jun 14, 2010 by Jane (England)



Just because I've read your post ... I searched the net to see,i found the article and I posted ... thanks for the hint

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