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Joe Jackson -- Spankings Kept Michael Out of Gangs

9/5/2010 11:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Joe Jackson says his heavy parental hand kept Michael Jackson away from gangs.

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The interview with Joe was shot by Jacksonsecretvault.com over the summer and will be used as part of a movie Katherine Jackson is producing with Howard Mann.

In the clip, an interviewer asks Joe what he thinks about Michael's past comments about Joe's parenting -- alluding to allegations of physical abuse. Joe says, "I had to be like that because when raising him, in those days, so many gangs out there getting into trouble, going to jail. Most of them are dead now. He didn't have to worry about that."

The interviewer also asked if Joe had any regrets, "No! They tried to make a big issue when I spanked Michael or some of the kids, ya know? Just like they didn't spank their kids when they did wrong. The media twists everything."

Indeed.


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gimmeabreak    

Joe is misunderstood.

1479 days ago
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WD41    

Just when you think the man can't possibly be more full of s**t.....,he finds room for more.

1479 days ago
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Speechless    

Awww shut up Joe............

1479 days ago
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FlowerPower    

All the Jackson news you missed TMZ, and this is what you come up with? Nothing about: Appeals court sets hearing in Jackson estate case and Katherine and Rowe news.

1479 days ago
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KoalaBabe    

where was he when Michael needed him? he should have helped him off the drugs.

1479 days ago
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iFart    

While I agree that the media usually does twist things, the claims of abuse came directly from Michael's mouth. Good try though Joe.

1479 days ago
8.

HumanNature    

LET ME HELP TMZ OUT!!!!

Joe Jackson's civil lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray over the death of pop icon Michael Jackson can now move forward, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned.

United States District Judge John F. Walter gave the Jackson patriarch the go-ahead to proceed with the case now that the proper paperwork has been submitted.

http://foreign.peacefmonline.com/entertainment/201009/78630.php


MICHAEL JACKSON's brother RANDY has kept his promise to a desperate Childrens Hospital Los Angeles patient by personally donating $60...,000 (GBP40,000) to pay for her medical bills.

http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/story/jackson-donates-60...000-to-pay-for-girls-surgery_1163379

1479 days ago
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HumanNature    

Michael Jackson's father Joe will appear in court next month to argue he deserves a role in his son's estate.

A California appeals court has scheduled a hearing for Joe Jackson on October 6.

Michael Jackson's 2002 will omitted his father.

A ruling after the 2009 death of the pop star placed his attorney John Branca and family friend John McClain in charge of his affairs.

Joe Jackson appealed the ruling in November.

Michael Jackson's estate has earned tens of millions of dollars since the singer's death at age 50.


Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/news/michael-jackson-estate-appeal-set-14932766.html?r=RSS#ixzz0ydtgvkn7

Katherine Jackson's family law attorney, Diane Goodman states in court docs, "petitioner (Katherine Jackson), contends that the amount of fees requested by Debbie Rowe is not reasonable.”

The filing adds, “Wherefore, Petitioner requests that the petition for Approval for Attorney's Fees be denied if determined by the court to be unreasonable. Other relief be granted that the court deems just and proper."

A hearing is set for September 8, 2010, to determine how much money George will get for his work with Rowe.

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/09/exclusive-katherine-jackson-debbie-rowe-court-battle-you-want-too-much

1479 days ago
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Moonbeam    

It's bad enough that Katherine allowed Joe to get away with abusing the kids all those years, but I'm shocked that she's producing a film that gives him an opportunity to try to justify the horrible things he did. My daughter is one of Jehovah's Witnesses, and I'm sure she would call the police immediately if her husband ever tried to abuse their children in such a way. This was Katherine's personality and not her religion that is to blame for her not kicking Joe out a lot sooner.


Michael hardly seemed like he would ever have had a "gang" mindset, anyway, so spankings did not keep Michael out of gangs, but those spankings should have put Joe in jail.

1479 days ago
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RICK    

At age 5 what kind of gang was he protected from joe?
Your nuts and so was your son.

1479 days ago
12.

Tellit    

Listen to this BS! lmao
And I guess as their manager Joe also made his boys call him Joe rather than Father/Daddy....in order to keep them out of gangs and off the streets?

And your most recent allegation against Conrad Murray is preposterous to say the least. YOU and Kate were responsible for providing drug intervention for your son many years ago....and you failed to do so. You should have had him sanctioned.
So don't go blaming Conrad now.....dimwit.
http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/story/joe-jacksons-r...

http://us.altermedia.info/media-watchdog/michael-jackson-...

1479 days ago
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Cherwood    

More Smoke and Mirrors....
Courtesy of the Media Blitz! Question is, who continuously gives TMZ and the Media these negative stories about Joe? I'm not a fan of his, but he's not the only one in that family who has "acted out", yet all we hear about is his antics...
Something is REALLY rotten in Denmark...er, ah, LA...
Consider this:
-Who would have something to gain by trashing Joe in the media?
-Could it be a shell game--let's keep 'em busy with Joe, while the real story goes undetected?
-Huge Clue: JOE'S MOTION AGAINST THE EXECUTORS GETS HEARD IN OCTOBER....need I say more?
Again, I'm not here to protect Joe, but let's call a spade a spade--someone is out to make him look more foolish than ever, and they're wil ling to regurgitate old stories at key moments in order to do it...
Chew on that.....
-Cher
No Peace till Justice!
MICHAEL--URMYLIFE4EVER!!

1479 days ago
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toniop    

It's Joe himself who is talking about this for the movie.

1479 days ago
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toniop    

It's Joe himself who is talking about this for a movie. For money.

He's an attention seeker. Nobody is out to make him look more foolish than ever. It's himself.

1479 days ago
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