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MJ KIDS

TJ NOW TEMP GUARDIAN

KATHERINE OUT

7/25/2012 11:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katherine Jackson has been temporarily stripped of her guardianship over Michael Jackson's 3 kids, and an L.A. judge just appointed Tito Jackson's son TJ to become the temporary guardian.

And there's more ... Judge Mitch Beckloff advised TJ and his lawyer, Charles Shultz, to seek a permanent guardianship, after hearing stories that Katherine may have been held against her will "from third parties."  Translation -- Randy, Janet, Jermaine and Rebbie.

Before handing down the ruling, TJ's lawyer told the judge TJ got a strange phone call from Katherine yesterday.  TJ said, "I've never heard my grandmother talk like that."  TJ added, "She wasn't sharp.  The pauses, choice of vocabulary ... she has not used certain phrases like that before."  TJ thought she was talking in code.  TJ choked up as he addressed the court.

TMZ broke the story that TJ would make this move -- a move supported by Paris, Prince, and Blanket, as well as the Michael Jackson Estate.

The judge said Katherine was not suspended for wrongdoing, but that she was prevented from doing her guardianship by the third parties who are clearly Randy, Janet, Jermaine and Rebbie.

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Katherine's lawyer, Sandra Ribera, added that she (Sandra) has been to the house several times recently and believes Katherine has been held against her will.

Katherine's lawyer, Perry Sanders, says he would vigorously oppose any move to permanently strip Katherine of her guardianship duties.

Perry also says ... when Katherine returns to L.A., he will  file a motion to reinstate her as guardian.

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136.

LuckeeD    

Why is it so hard to believe that TJ could actually love his cousins and want to protect them? I personally feel that Diana Ross should have stepped up when it was clear a few days ago that the Jackson siblings were losing it. People that actually KNOW the family have nothing but nice things to say about TJ. I wish him and the kids luck.

736 days ago
137.

Tizdatruth    

You people are so disrespectful to such a beautiful young lady. How would you like it if these remarks were made about your daughter/wife/mother???
Please show some class, even though you don't
possess any and some respect towards this child who is in a very touchy situation I wouldn't wish on anyone. She is still a child!

736 days ago
138.

GGG    

this is horrible. Katherines "lawyer" is lying and hes a snake. :( I dont like this one bit.

736 days ago
139.

TJ    

SHAMEFUL how these adults are scheming to steal from their niece and nephews. And a special SHAME ON YOU to Janet. I thought she was above her deadbet brothers, but I guess not. Congrats to LaToya who seems to be staying away from all their shena****ns.

736 days ago
140.

CitySide    

This family has just destroyed the matriarch of the family .

736 days ago
141.

Lynn317    

WOW - Will Katherine be furious when she finds out what really happened by Randy, Jermaine and Janet - that lead her to lose guardianship of MJ's kids.

I only hope Randy, Jermaine and Janet suffer serious consequences for their actions.

736 days ago
142.

nita    

I saw the video who in the hell was all those people in the house and PPB wasn't even home maybe they should check the house for cameras, bugs etc....hell no nobody should be in that house all the time except for the people who live there. That's why katherine left people was bullying there way into the house just like they did with MJ. I guess they figure if they move her to Calabass no one would notice the infiltration. They try to make janet, randy look bad but they know what the hell goin on....oh and the jackson have they own money, there tryna keep people from stealing MJs money like they have already have done for many many years. You don't have to know the jacksons to see what the hell is being done to this loving family.

736 days ago
143.

Reggie    

Only a matter of time before that fammily completely implodes. Michaels kids need to be raised by someone OUTSIDE the Jackson clan. And if Randy, Janet and Jermaine are haolding Katherine against her will (or any other Jackson for that matter) well..they should all be arrested and charged with kidnapping. GET MICHAELS KIDS OUTTA THERE!

736 days ago
144.

melody    

There's enough evidence she was kidnapped along with elder abuse, and other crimes. It's not a matter for Mrs. Jackson to decide to press charges. A felony crime has been committed.

736 days ago
145.

Kate    

Michael had to live with this his whole life. I figured this from the brothers but Janet? thought she had a few brains , get rid of all the leeches who have been sucking the life out of Michael and his kids money for all these years. No wonder he had to lock himself and the children away from these skunks .
Yay Paris stay strong and smart...
Prince , Paris and Blanket ...the world loved your daddy and we love you too.

736 days ago
146.

nicaw    

Some interesting points came up.
1. TJ has been appointed temporary guardianship.
2. I don't think Katherine left the kids on purpose but with help from her money grubbing kids. If she is MJs kids guardian, she should have been there. Or, why didn't she have one of her kids act as their guardian in her absence? You know why, she doesn't trust them either.
3. Diana Ross has to be consulted in all of this because she is named in the will as MJs kids guardian if Katherine can't do it. Now it's getting good.
4. Who decided it was time for Katherine to come back home?
5. The executors of MJs estate are still in control of the money and the money needed to take care of the kids. It's not like TJ just gets a check. They can request certain limitations on how the money is spent.
6. Who's power play comes up next?

736 days ago
147.

Diosa    

As for Paris being out of line by speaking her mind and needing to stay out of "Grown Folks Business" this is her life and her brothers life. Who else was standing up for them? If those Jackson Vultures treated them like they mattered instead of like they stand in the way of the $$ maybe those kids would respect their "family." Paris has obviously learned to not take **** from people & that will get her far in life. As for her being a spoiled brat, she's a 14 year old teenager! We were all bratty! I can't believe some of you people are ripping apart CHILDREN! They didn't ask for this...

736 days ago
148.

Diosa    

GO TJ!!! I think this is the best move for the kids. I don't believe he has ulterior motives. The kids want it, so does he, & the Estate. Katherine can't handle her own damn kids and their kids (I'm looking at you JerGreasy & Randy) so how can she protect MJ's kids? TJ isn't trying to overturn the Will, he's trying to save those kids from the vultures. I think we may have a GOOD Jackson on our hands here! Team TJ & MJ3.

736 days ago
149.

melody    

I bet they've kept Mrs Jackson drugged

736 days ago
150.

Kari    

IF THE JUDGE THINKS TJ SHOULD TRY TO BECOME PERMANENT GUARDIAN, THEN SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG THAT WE ARE NOT BEING TOLD ABOUT, IN REGARDS TO KATHERINE. VERY WRONG.

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