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New Claim: Michael Jackson Supported His Dad

10/5/2010 1:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson secretly supported daddy Joe Jackson ... according to new legal docs.

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In legal docs filed in Joe's wrongful death case against Dr. Conrad Murray, Michael's former alleged manager, Leonard Rowe, wrote a sworn statement in which he claims Katherine acted as Michael's agent, funneling money to Joe for support. 

And Joe's lawyer, Brian Oxman, wrote his own declaration in which he claims he prepared financial docs for Michael during his 2004 custody battle with Debbie Rowe.  In those declarations, Oxman claims Michael disclosed he was giving Katherine $50,000 a month in the early 2000s and later it went up to $66,000.  Oxman says Katherine used part of the money to pay for Joe's living expenses.

The legal docs are being used in the wrongful death case to prove Joe has standing to sue -- in other words, he must show Michael had been supporting Joe during his lifetime.

Michael's camp had no comment.

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91.

Dyan Raines    

That old coot, needs to get a job and support himself. He never has, and has always expected Micheal to be his meal ticket. It's time it was over and stopped. All Micheal's money should go to his kids.

1481 days ago
92.

janalal4    

Thanks chico for the 'heads-up' about LMP. Yeah, really...more shameless self-promotion we don't need. Thought if I heard about that movie-'Why Did I Get Married Too' just one more time, I was gonna hurt someone:)

Gotta go cook some dinner, enjoyed chatting with everyone! A 'good day' on the board:)

1480 days ago
93.

Myriam    

Katherine and Joe are disgusting to have accepted so much money from Michael, why not from their other children

1480 days ago
94.

Gsharon 710    

Above all, Joe is MJJ's father who was the one who prepared him a way to make a living. Joe is old and if his son was still angry with him, you would not have seen him beside MJJ and he stood accused of those crimes.

They have just as much right to be cared for as the ones who lives off his money by being over his estate.

MJJ was very intelligent. Since his mother and father no longer lived under the same roof, it may be easier legally to support his parents in this way. We never heard Katherine say Joe beat her up every month for money. Joe is still trying to run a business and if that cannot sustain, there is always the posibility of being sued by someone he involves in his business, where as Katherine is a home maker and less likely to be sued for something.

If the business fails, MJJ knows his Father will be cared for.

Repeat> MJJ's mouth, not a prayer book, his behind, no bible. If he was tortured as much as people want to think he was, MJJ would be an evil, full of anger, misfit.

Since his "passing" people have now started to see Michael was probably the most sane one in the bunch.. He loved others, especially his children, and appeared to be a good single parent. He has been very generous with parting of his money for the needy, paying for someone' funeral and so much more.

I think Jermaine is really behind all this asking for money. Seems they trusted him to be the Family spokesperson and must value his suggestions.

Get off MJJ's parents and children. He had no obligation to tell us every step he made. WIth the information we do have, he got knocked again and again, so why would he let people know all of his business?
That's not our right.

1480 days ago
96.

sofi    

Kathy,very well said.Michael was a wonderful person,who didn't deserve to go through the hell that he did from nobody.All he did was offer help and care to children around the world who were sick or needy but he was also interested in the environment.Besides giving money to charities,he received countless awards both for his professional and humanitarian work.He spoke to us through his songs,making us understand what a sensitive soul he had.No other artist managed to touch our hearts as Michael has.He gave speeches in an attempt to make people realise that parents should spend time with their children,stand by them,listen to what they say instead of neglecting them because then children become criminals and their lives are completely destroyed.Words seem too poor to describe Michael but he was a rare person with a pure,loving,tender heart,only doing good and never hurting anybody. He will always stay in our hearts.

1480 days ago
97.

fordtocarr    

I can't find any info on LMP on Oprah tomorrow. On Oprah's site it says something else.

1480 days ago
98.

Roseilicious     

I had boycotted Oprah many, many, years ago (late 90's)... can't decide if I could stomach going back on my own promise to make the exception to yet watch her again even once, nor LMP... let alone both? Won't do it.

After what they and LMP's mother Priscilla did on air WITH Oprah: butchered MJ, in a "love" and giggles fest amongst them? Now, having LMP to COMPARE the deaths of Elvis and MJ?? Random! (or is it?... I'm sure a real connection to it's planned - hidden agenda - will be made clear sometime soon enough... always is)


Not doin' it. Couldn't pay me. Don't assume merely because of "loyalty to MJ". NEITHER Oprah, nor LMP have the least credibility or genuine well wishes for MJ's legacy/memory, nor sincerity IMO concerning their possible 'legit' reasoning for wanting to do this show. Parallel Elvis and MJ's deaths?? really? ... how... Halloween-y. Both are far worse off psyche wise than MJ, and who needs to have met or lived with MJ to determine THAT. lol

Simply smacks loudly of LMP garnering MJ and Elvis fans (she is THE expert and the only one to rely on between the two icons comparison, right..lol) sympathy et al, in translating into PR air time for LMP - something of a giggly little favor between snarky nasty little girls (both have PLENTY of "issues" themselves concerning their upbringings... hilarious they figure they can point at MJ, or anyone else for that matter)

Oprah and LMP ... PR air time for LMP before Oprah's last and final season, LMP riding the MJ media train yet again. Why not, right. It's not like Oprah doesn't agree with LMP that MJ was/is a loser that they suffered to tolerate, right.

Again: No time or use for either of them, because THEY have no honor/integrity of and for themselves.. never mind for anything/one else, including MJ.

1480 days ago
99.

MJ215062009    

THAT INTERVIEW HAS BEEN CANCELED. LOL. Apparently there were too many messages left on her site by concerned people not to say anything further about MJ. Now, blow me down, the messages have been erased and the interview has been held back!!!! Figure it!!!

1480 days ago
100.

Roseilicious     

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THAT INTERVIEW HAS BEEN CANCELED. LOL. Apparently there were too many messages left on her site by concerned people not to say anything further about MJ. Now, blow me down, the messages have been erased and the interview has been held back!!!! Figure it!!!

Posted at 5:14 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by MJ215062009


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Sweet... :o) Beat back by "standards". Love when that happens. Now, if Oprah would just move UP her show retirement date. M'eh... patience -- waited this long... (lol)

1480 days ago
101.

fast freddie    

I had boycotted Oprah many, many, years ago (late 90's)... can't decide if I could stomach going back on my own promise to make the exception to yet watch her again even once, nor LMP... let alone both? Won't do it.

After what they and LMP's mother Priscilla did on air WITH Oprah: butchered MJ, in a "love" and giggles fest amongst them? Now, having LMP to COMPARE the deaths of Elvis and MJ?? Random! (or is it?... I'm sure a real connection to it's planned - hidden agenda - will be made clear sometime soon enough... always is)


Not doin' it. Couldn't pay me. Don't assume merely because of "loyalty to MJ". NEITHER Oprah, nor LMP have the least credibility or genuine well wishes for MJ's legacy/memory, nor sincerity IMO concerning their possible 'legit' reasoning for wanting to do this show. Parallel Elvis and MJ's deaths?? really? ... how... Halloween-y. Both are far worse off psyche wise than MJ, and who needs to have met or lived with MJ to determine THAT. lol

Simply smacks loudly of LMP garnering MJ and Elvis fans (she is THE expert and the only one to rely on between the two icons comparison, right..lol) sympathy et al, in translating into PR air time for LMP - something of a giggly little favor between snarky nasty little girls (both have PLENTY of "issues" themselves concerning their upbringings... hilarious they figure they can point at MJ, or anyone else for that matter)

Oprah and LMP ... PR air time for LMP before Oprah's last and final season, LMP riding the MJ media train yet again. Why not, right. It's not like Oprah doesn't agree with LMP that MJ was/is a loser that they suffered to tolerate, right.

Again: No time or use for either of them, because THEY have no honor/integrity of and for themselves.. never mind for anything/one else, including MJ.

Posted at 5:05 PM on Oct 5, 2010 by Roseilicious


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Bless you for this post Rose... LMP is a WHITE TRASH LOSER!!! MJ was NEVER anything more than A SPOTLIGHT for her.... Once a user ALWAYS A USER!!!!

1480 days ago
102.

Chico    

I didn't know the interview with LMP had been cancelled...sorry about that to the posters.

As for Oprah, can't stand the backstabber. LMP rubs me the wrong way but I can't stand Priscilla's racist azz even more than Oprah.

But I must admit that I wanted to watch it. Twisted I know.

1480 days ago
104.

kim    

Chico, I think they cancelled it only to save it for a future date to further help themselves. I would really hope and like to think LMP has had a change of heart since his death but maybe I am hoping for too much. I know Oprah doesn't. So if the show was cancelled it either is to be held back for their own selfish reasons or maybe LMP is trying to redeem herself. Who knows. Anything dealing with MJ and the tabloids, and media you just don't know.

rip mj

1480 days ago
105.

kim    

LOL. Where's MiMi. Time to go shopping again.

1480 days ago
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