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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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46.

mj fan forever    

"10:29 The Judge will not hear TJ's petition, BECAUSE no one notified Diana Ross, who is Katherine's successor to guardianship under Michael's will."

EXACTLY!!!! Michael Jackson named HER to be the guardian of his children after Katherine, WHY the hell no one called her???!!!

718 days ago
47.

Kelly    

It's like Falcon Crest with freaks instead of grapes.

718 days ago
48.

Alicia    

Oh no - if Trent is the guardian the Jackson greedy siblings will have to take care of their own mother and she will not have monthly cash to give them. Hurry - time for Katherine to go back.. !!

718 days ago
49.

Alicia    

Because of Katherine's idiot greedy stupid selfish grown children, she will lose out. MJ wanted her taken care of and wanted her to be guardian but Katherines greedy grown children ruined that. Now they can get jobs or mooch off of Janet and they have to take care of KAtherine like MJ did. That poor woman. Her kids are evil nightmares.

718 days ago
50.

mj fan forever    

"10:33 AM Katherine's lawyer, Sandra Ribera, just said she (Sandra) has been to the house several times recently and she believes Katherine has been held against her will."

But they showed of her smiling and playing cards WHY on earth whe was all smiling???!!!

718 days ago
51.

Sarah Adams    

My prediction would be that NO Jackson will take custody. It would be either Ross or the state. Whether the Jackson's like it or not. I think that Katherine did left the home against her will, just the same way the Jackson siblings went to the house and tried the same with MJ kids and couldn't. This is very fishy and should be investigated.

718 days ago
52.

Blah    

WOW!!!!!

"10:33 AM Katherine's lawyer, Sandra Ribera, just said she (Sandra) has been to the house several times recently and she believes Katherine has been held against her will."

718 days ago
53.

Hannah231    

DEBBIE ROWE!

OMG DEBBIE GO SAVE THEM.

718 days ago
54.

ritz    

TJ is their best bet ... Diana Ross is old she should be in contact with TJ and vise versa

718 days ago
55.

mj fan forever    

10:34 AM The judge just ordered that MJ's 3 kids NOT be removed from California without a court order. The judge added that TJ should file a petition for PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP. The judge said in addition to giving Diana Ross notice, they must also give notice to Debbie Rowe.

OMG why the judge said such a thing??? From bad to worse!!!

718 days ago
56.

MsSuburbia    

Wow--on the 10:34 am development! The judge's recommendation is really bold.

718 days ago
57.

congratulationsnariah    

Seems like the judge is telling the mama.. Debbie Rowe.. TO COME GET YOUR DAMN KIDS FOOL!!!

718 days ago
58.

Wellington     

The Jackson boys and girls are such clowns. Talk about a comedy of errors. What a mess they've made--as usual. If Katherine's blood pressure wasn't high before I'm sure it is now.

718 days ago
59.

Otto Fick    

Michael Jackson was a pedophile and his family members are all as crazy and debased as he was.

Even with all that money they still carry on like ghetto trash.

718 days ago
60.

Flying Blind    

I like the people who are telling me what the judge said when it's only about a half of a screen above there quote. But I guess it's not oficial until "they" repost it ..... ha "wow"

718 days ago
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