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Tito's Son TJ

To Seek Temp Guardianship

of MJ's Kids

7/24/2012 9:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tito Joe Jackson
, aka TJ, the 34-year-old son of Michael Jackson's brother Tito, is having his lawyer draft legal docs in a bid to become temporary guardian of MJ's 3 kids ... TMZ has learned.

People familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Paris, Prince and Blanket all want TJ to be their guardian because they believe Katherine -- their current guardian -- has effectively been kidnapped by MJ's siblings.  The kids haven't seen Katherine in 9 days.

Under California law, a judge would not grant a temporary guardian for teenagers unless the kids were on board with the selection, and we're told all 3 kids are down with it.  We're told TJ has often acted like a parent to the kids and they love him.

As we first reported ... the Michael Jackson Estate is standing by and will support TJ's bid to become the temporary guardian if asked by the Probate judge.

Just 15 hours ago, TJ tweeted to Paris, "I know it's completely unfair for them to do this to you and your brothers. We will keep trying. I love you."

By the way, TJ is married with kids and is in a band with his 2 brothers.  And get this ... he was Kim Kardashian's first love.  Check out what looks like their prom pic.

One final point ... sources connected to MJ's siblings tell TMZ Michael's brothers and sisters are turning on each other.  One brother has secretly been telling people he does not support what the others are doing to Katherine.


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Since none of these kids are his biological kids and I dont think he ever adopted them....these kids are all like kidnap victims...sold out to the highest bidder....the pig of a mother Debbie got paid to stay away from them..but at least she is related to at least 2 of them.

819 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

It's strange, but not once in all of this has it been mentioned that these children have mothers.
Not Grandmothers, or Aunts and Uncles, or Guardians, but actual biological mothers. M O T H E R S. Birth Mothers. A woman who gave birth to these children. How many other ways can I say baby maker?
I realize that they have been paid off handsomely to stay away from their own children, but deep down inside doesn't one of them have a maternal instinct?
This is all so f'ed up. It's like a Charles Dickens novel brought into the 21st century.
And someone get "Blanket" - a haircut and some Psychological help. Oh, and for God's sake, stop calling him Blanket - He's got a real name.

819 days ago


Michael's brothers and sisters aren't concerned with the welfare of Michael's children. All they care about is getting their hands on his money, property, etc. Greedy, grubby people!!!

819 days ago


Diana, if you EVER loved Michael, now is the time to prove it and do what you previously agreed to do! He wouldn't have made her the second guardian if she didn't approve it prior, and Michael knew how old his mama was. He wasn't stupid enough to believe she would live forever, or until his youngest was 18. He surely wouldn't have bet their lives on it!

819 days ago


Perez Hilton's Website is reporting:
"Paris Jackson is unquestionably displeased that Dr. Allan Metzger may have played a part in her grandmother flying down to Arizona.

Metzger has a long and strained history with the Jackson family.

In 2000, he was formally cited by the Medical Board of California for prescribing pills fraudulently to Janet Jackson.

Metzger was once the personal doctor of Michael Jackson's and he later testified in court during the manslaughter trial against MJ's doctors.

He absolved himself and his colleagues of any wrongdoings and claimed Michael requested unneeded Propofal from him just a few months prior.

And the doc recently made a house call to "examine" Katherine Jackson, underneath her primary physician's radar (and on behalf of Jermaine and Randy.)

This is right before she went missing."
Greed is dangerous in this case. Janet, Randy and Jermaine already have taken Katherine, then they went after the kids that they have no right whatsover to have anything to do with!

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819 days ago


THIS sick freak is trying for the kids?! Someone needs to get those kids out of there. Seriously.
Look at the icon of him and MJ.

819 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

So at what point in his life did Tito Joe Jackson decide that lightening his skin, straightening his hair, and getting plastic surgery to make himself look whiter was a good thing?
What is wrong with so many of the Jackson family gene pool thinking that being black is something wrong?

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819 days ago

Flying Blind    

At least the Jackson brothers were the original band in the family and are actually blood brothers of MJ.
These kids are test tube experiments that MJ did since the courts and police were watching him with others kids.
Have the surrogate mothers raise the kids with support money and give them college educations and let them go make their own money.

819 days ago


Was this one of the brothers that was in that boy band 3T? They sang a song called Everything?
Why do i know this? I am pathetic. LOL.

819 days ago


I can see the kids wanting a young hip guardian but i thing they should give the kids to Debbie Rowe not another Jack$on.

On another note if the Jack$on clan can read,has Katherine returned home yet?

819 days ago


I am not sure if anyone in the Jackson family is a good idea... BUT I think we can't all assume that all the Jackson are greedy bastards... if its true that he has treated those kids well and all the kids agree then I think its better than not having a guardian to look out for them. The kids are not stupid if they know their being double crossed they will do something about it too. Besides I doubt this young man even likes his father...

819 days ago


And what part does the old man Joe Jackson play in this? I haven't heard anything about him concerning him.

819 days ago


what about their biological mother ? maybe she better than these leeches? I mean their her blood she needs to step up

819 days ago
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