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Katherine Jackson

Guardianship Ruling

"BASED ON LIES"

7/26/2012 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Katherine Jackson
is challenging the court ruling that temporarily stripped her of guardianship of Michael Jackson's children -- and claiming she never wanted TJ Jackson to step into the role ... despite court documents stating otherwise.

In a taped segment for ABC's "Nightline" ... Katherine read prepared comments from a notebook, and said -- "Their ruling in court today was about the guardianship, and I think it was based on a bunch of lies. But I have a good idea who's doing that ... who's behind it."

Katherine went on to say she spoke to TJ last night and "told him it wasn't necessary for him to go down and sign up for guardianship, but I don't know who instructed him to do that ... 'cause he wanted me to come home before that happened."

It's a strange statement because Katherine seems to be acknowledging she knew TJ was going to file for guardianship ... but not before she got home.

In fact, as we reported earlier, TJ stated in court docs that Katherine "supported" him taking steps to protect Michael's kids.

The whole TV segment seemed almost like a hostage situation as Katherine was surrounded by Janet, Jermaine, Rebbie, Rebbie's daughter and, for some reason, the marketing director for the Tucson spa where Katherine's been for more than a week. A local news reporter was in the room, but was not allowed to ask questions.

As for leaving Prince, Paris, and Blanket alone in L.A. -- Katherine claimed she left instructions about who was to take care of them while she was gone ... though she didn't name anyone specifically.

The 82-year old also said during her absence her assistant had been keeping in touch with her grandchildren -- and that she didn't personally call "because I just gave up my phone. I didn't want to have any phone calls."

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1.

A1A    

There are some really, really, scary and dishonest people in this family who are after that money.

635 days ago
2.

lynn    

Am I the only one enjoying the hell out of all this drama? By the way, reading from a notebook on camera trying to assure everyone you're okay while surrounded by the people who took you doesn't seem like a hostage situation, I'm pretty sure that IS a hostage situation.

635 days ago
3.

DaveT    

Buncha snakes. Ssssss.

635 days ago
4.

JUstin    

I don't know what to believe anymore ...Seems like everyone's opinion is coming from their biases .....And Yeah , that includes TMZ ..

635 days ago
5.

LDB    

Katherine has officially let Michael Jackson down

635 days ago
6.

LadyN    

The entire word for word transcript is here. She read it off of paper with those vultures guiding her when she stopped talking for a second. It sounds like complete rambling to me... http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/katherine-jackson-court-hearing-based-bunch-lies-exclusive/story?id=16857775&page=2#.UBDRKWGe74o

635 days ago
7.

boatrgirl    

Nobody walks out on their kids for 10 days without saying goodbye, hugs, kisses or a phone call. She's a weirdo and a liar. Those kids are going to be passed around like a weird foster home system. Except they keep it in the weirdo family. $$$$$$$

635 days ago
8.

Takomaworker    

Wow, Ok so the nephew slip. Tells all, that this was scripted and rehearsed by one of her children!

635 days ago
9.

Jay W.     

What has the family been slipping in her drinks ?

635 days ago
10.

marionkiren31    

what Kevin said I'm taken by surprise that people can profit $7386 in one month on the computer. have you read this link http://www.LazyCash49.com

635 days ago
11.

Susan Jacobson    

The kids she has with her while reading this is ineffective to say the least. Stop trying to keep your kids out of trouble for the things they do. I am left feeling like her abductors wrote this for her, and she reads it in an odd way. Not one sentence makes any sense, it is like one big run on sentence. I have spoken to drunk people that make more sense than this.Stand up to your kids. TJ needs to file for permanent guardianship. Scary that Katherine keeps siding with people who want to take her grandkids money, no matter what illegal things they do.

635 days ago
12.

shawn    

U all are so negative and very superficial, to really believe everything that TMZ report. If TMZ said that they spotted Micheal Jackson yesterday, you would believe it! TJ is doing what most big cousins do, that have a great relationship with his younger cousins, take care of them, feed them, etc. nothing special. He is just a nice older cousin that most people have in their family (there is always one). Think about it, he's been helping out with the kids before MJ died, and he knew that Katherine was with her children in AZ, and according to the do***ents he filed, he acknowledge that he spoke to her(only saying she said he could have tem. guardianship, which is very questionable)! It was reported she wasn't missing, she wasn't gone for 30 days ppl!, and when you abandon some one, it means you have no-intentions coming back, and that no one have spoken to u, he spoke to her. He knew her where- about, and you mean to tell me he couldn't wait for his grandmother to come back, to find out what was going on with her medically!! NO he took full advantage of the situation, and filed docs. for temp. guardianship. Why? For money! He haven't done anything special with those kids that he has already been doing, which is helping his grandmother out, and that should be for free!!! She probably felt very comfortable leaving, since he's always there! He know if Janet and Siblings get that will change,that he could never take over, because if Katherine dies, the children goes to Diana Ross, and he cant convince the courts,like he could, with his grandmother. He knows he can lie and say she is delusional, and too old! Yet this is who you call humble!! Get out of here with that!! This woman at 82 is still going strong,and most older people when they relax don't keep their phone on, but we know who do Paris! AKA! Pollywood not (Holly wood)Brat LOL!! Stop trying to make it seem like Katherine was drugged TMZ!! Your sources tell u! Who Pollywood or I'm sorry Paris with all her tweets!! Or is it TJ(Terrible Judgement) of his grandmother. I'm sure she fed him,and change his stank diapers! The grandmother is God-Fearing TMZ you wouldn't know about that, you are too busy posting negative things about super stars lives, and then laughing about it!! This women has out-lived your gutter-butt web-site, that have very un-happy ppl working in a terrible environment. You are talking about the Jackson Family trying to take money, yet did you make sure some of the money you gave to the security that release that tape, go to MJ kids?? NOPE! You exploited them, like you do so many ppl lives, at least some of the blogs are positive, you all are always negative, and looking for the STARS to fail!! I like to see how long your negative web-site/show will last! I bet Katherine with all her sanity in tact, will out live your money hungry web-site!!! OH! FYI Janet don't need no body's money she still is making money acting, touring, and T.V. Spokes Women for a diet program. Ck your e-mail ppl!! She made more records, than u can play, and afford! Check Your E-mail Negative ppl, it may have a Positive Note in There!!!!

635 days ago
13.

shawn    

U all are so negative and very superficial, to really believe everything that TMZ report. If TMZ said that they spotted Micheal Jackson yesterday, you would believe it! TJ is doing what most big cousins do, that have a great relationship with his younger cousins, take care of them, feed them, etc. nothing special. He is just a nice older cousin that most people have in their family (there is always one). Think about it, he's been helping out with the kids before MJ died, and he knew that Katherine was with her children in AZ, and according to the do***ents he filed, he acknowledge that he spoke to her(only saying she said he could have tem. guardianship, which is very questionable)! It was reported she wasn't missing, she wasn't gone for 30 days ppl!, and when you abandon some one, it means you have no-intentions coming back, and that no one have spoken to u, he spoke to her. He knew her where- about, and you mean to tell me he couldn't wait for his grandmother to come back, to find out what was going on with her medically!! NO he took full advantage of the situation, and filed docs. for temp. guardianship. Why? For money! He haven't done anything special with those kids that he has already been doing, which is helping his grandmother out, and that should be for free!!! She probably felt very comfortable leaving, since he's always there! He know if Janet and Siblings get that will change,that he could never take over, because if Katherine dies, the children goes to Diana Ross, and he cant convince the courts,like he could, with his grandmother. He knows he can lie and say she is delusional, and too old! Yet this is who you call humble!! Get out of here with that!! This woman at 82 is still going strong,and most older people when they relax don't keep their phone on, but we know who do Paris! AKA! Pollywood not (Holly wood)Brat LOL!! Stop trying to make it seem like Katherine was drugged TMZ!! Your sources tell u! Who Pollywood or I'm sorry Paris with all her tweets!! Or is it TJ(Terrible Judgement) of his grandmother. I'm sure she fed him,and change his stank diapers! The grandmother is God-Fearing TMZ you wouldn't know about that, you are too busy posting negative things about super stars lives, and then laughing about it!! This women has out-lived your gutter-butt web-site, that have very un-happy ppl working in a terrible environment. You are talking about the Jackson Family trying to take money, yet did you make sure some of the money you gave to the security that release that tape, go to MJ kids?? NOPE! You exploited them, like you do so many ppl lives, at least some of the blogs are positive, you all are always negative, and looking for the STARS to fail!! I like to see how long your negative web-site/show will last! I bet Katherine with all her sanity in tact, will out live your money hungry web-site!!! OH! FYI Janet don't need no body's money she still is making money acting, touring, and T.V. Spokes Women for a diet program. Ck your e-mail ppl!! She made more records, than u can play, and afford! Check Your E-mail Negative ppl, it may have a Positive Note in There!!!!

635 days ago
14.

Edsel    

I say take the entire Jackson clan...put them in the Thunderdome. 26* people enter, 1 person leaves.

*I don't know how many there are. 26 just seemed like a good number.

635 days ago
15.

SMASHED    

Enough of this already. What are those idiots trying to do, put Grandma in her grave. And Paris needs her twitter shut down. I think Michael would be disappointed in her behavior. Brat.

635 days ago
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