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Michael Jackson Estate

Executors Support Temp

Guardian for MJ's Kids

7/24/2012 8:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The executors of Michael Jackson's estate will go to court to support a move for a temporary guardian for Michael's 3 kids.

TMZ has learned ... papers are being drafted by the lawyer for someone who will ask the probate judge in the Estate case for the temporary guardianship. We do not know the identity of that person, however, we are told the Estate is drafting legal docs supporting the temporary guardianship.

We're told the person seeking the temporary guardianship is also filing legal docs claiming Katherine Jackson -- who is currently the legal guardian of MJ's 3 kids -- has been effectively kidnapped by Michael's siblings, and as a result they are without supervision.

Sources very familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... the executors feel responsible for protecting the kids ... since the kids are the primary beneficiaries of their father's estate. As such, the executors will support a temporary guardian for the kids.

As we previously reported, Katherine went off the radar more than a week ago leaving her grandkids behind as Janet, Jermaine, Randy, Rebbie and Tito executed a long-standing plan to convince Katherine that Michael's will was a fraud and the executors had to go.

Sources tell us ... this plan has been in the works for months, but here's the problem ... Even if the will was invalidated, MJ's brothers and sisters would get zilch because the prior will also gives them nothing.

And, although we're told Randy wants to make a move to replace the executors, that would never happen. First of all, the executors will not be removed. And second, even if they were removed, the court would never appoint someone with no background in finances.

We're told there will not be a court hearing today on a temporary guardianship, but it could happen in the next few days.


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The Jacksons, without Michael (who I remember reading somewhere was the only one who really loved performing) have never really been worthy of their celebrity status, and Janet is mediocre at best; she just doesn't mind shaking that juicy a$$ around.
The real talent, and thus money-making potential, was always Michael. Now that he's gone and there has been a resurgence of interest in his music, along come the 'brothers' wanting a piece of the pie, again.
From what I gather (and I by no means have the WHOLE story) is that they whisked Katherine off so they can pressure her into going along with their plan to have Michael's will basically re-written, for obvious reasons.
What a bunch of greedy, shameless s***! There was a reason he left them NOTHING!

735 days ago


And if the Executors get control of MJ3 then they have all unto the catalog.....

735 days ago


Thank goodness! This is the best news to come out of that House of Crazy!

735 days ago


Per Paris' latest tweet: "9 days and counting… so help me god i will make whoever did this pay" -- sounds to me like those kids are in a good, solid place and are very mature and well cared for, not all looney toons like their extended family. Paris and Prince are old enough to care for themselves and for their baby brother and know exactly what's going on with the family dynamics. It's obvious that Mrs. Jackson has done well by them, along with the estate. At her age, though, seniors can be easily manipulated under the guise of caring family members. I'm glad the estate has everything in place to make sure the kids are cared for properly. It's obvious that even without their grandmother, they've got plenty of stability in place.

735 days ago


These kids have a mother somewhere don't they?

735 days ago

Honeys Booboo    

"Jackson family compound..."
It sounds like only a matter of time before
the ATF tanks roll in after the napalm strikes.

735 days ago


Finally is right. Just hope and pray, it is not one of the Jackson family siblings - they are all in this for the Michael Jackson l money and hopefully the courts will recognize this This is a good example of what Greed can cause!!! That is the description of all of the Jackson siblings.

735 days ago



The time obviously has come for the three of you to cut ties with the Jacksons no matter how hard this will be.

It doesn't look like it will be hard for you but your brothers are there too. It's going to be up and possiblt Prince to you to ease the transition for Blanket who might have a hard time with letting go of his grandmother but he will understand later. You can bet on it

Be strong and don't take any crap from them. Look toward a Jackson free future.

735 days ago


I feel that in spirit, Michael Jackson is still not resting in peace. I feel if Mrs. Jackson can no longer be the executor, that it should be the person who is not so much in the lime light and that would be Rebi Jackson.

735 days ago


You'd think the Jacksons would be smart enough to know that this is what the executors want in order to REALLY control MJ's finances (and that Sony catalog!). You'd also think the Paris Jackson would understand the media manipulation and propaganda that her father was trying to shield her and her brothers from. But she's playing right into wanting to be in the media spotlight not realizing that most people only care about her BECAUSE she's Michael Jackson's daughter. But she wants to be a "star" so no one can tell her anything. And Katherine Jackson is being as passive as she's always been. Maybe Diana Ross will be able to step in and take guardianship of the kids since she was also on Michael's list. The executors certainly don't care about these kids!! The record show that Diana Ross' kids seem to be well balanced, which is also what Michael took note of. Time will tell...

735 days ago


Man, that is one p*ssed off little girl on the far left.

735 days ago


please someone (a judge) help these kids, get and keep them away from the money hungry freaks.....

735 days ago

Wendy A.    

While Michael had some weird habits. He seemed to be a good dad and knew to keep his kids away from his family. i only wish he would have been smart enough to appoint a proper guardian for his children.

735 days ago


I don't care!!! Please stop reporting on these freaks.

735 days ago


The Jackson family sickens me. They are so blood thirsty and won't even allow Michael's children a sense of normalcy. They were fine living with their grandmother, attending school, doing activities but yet their own family can't let them remain that way. It's a shame that they are being so under handed and dirty for financial gain that is not rightfully theirs. Jermaine, Tito, Randy, Rebbie and Janet need to earn their own money. I don't think Janet is as well off as people think she is, Jenny Craig can't be paying her that much and her albums have all but tanked every time she releases a new one. The brothers since Michael's death have constantly tried to gain fame of his name in one way or the other. Just a shame. I really hope these kids get a new guardian that sincerely has their best interest in mind.

735 days ago
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