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TJ Jackson

The Perfect Guardian

For Michael Jackson's Kids

7/25/2012 10:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A judge just appointed TJ the temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's three kids and suspended Katherine Jackson's guardianship.

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There's a reason TJ Jackson had a lawyer prepare legal papers to make him the temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's kids -- he has already partially assumed that role ... and he even has the Kim Kardashian stamp of approval.

TMZ broke the story ... TJ became alarmed when Katherine Jackson -- the current legal guardian -- disappeared for more than a week. 

Jackson sources tell us ... TJ -- the 34-year-old married son of Tito -- has had a strong connection to Paris, Prince and Blanket for years, but was especially comforting after MJ died.

One example ... at the Michael Jackson tribute show in Wales, Katherine was by herself in a private area, far from the kids.  TJ was in full dad mode, helping Blanket tie his shoes, helping Prince tie his tie.  He made sure the kids were fed during the concert, which lasted for hours.

Kim Kardashian, who dated TJ for 4 years, tells friends, of all the Jacksons ... TJ was the closest to Michael and his kids.  She says TJ had a "father-like" relationship with Michael's kids, adding, "He's a very honest and trustworthy person and everyone knows he'll do the right thing."

Paris, Prince and Blanket adore TJ and are behind the temp guardianship move, and that's something that will weigh heavily with the probate judge.
 
We're told TJ is in wait mode -- to see what happens with Katherine.  But the papers are drafted and he's ready to make his move in court.

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oink    

Good news

763 days ago
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Jody    

I hope the judge does not allow TJ to be guardian. I don't care how good a person he is, if he becomes guardian, the rest of the Jacksons will descend on him like ants on peanut butter.

Tito has already spoke out saying he is no longer on board with the letter. He didn't do this until he learned his son could be appointed guardian. He will lead the charge on TJ if that happens.

763 days ago
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Joe    

If this is the case, then I say TJ all the way. The kids need a parent figure. If not, they will be the next generation of Tara reids, Paris Hilton, Lindsay lohens, etc. They need guidance. Sounds like he can do it. Hopefully he can !

763 days ago
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Christy    

What are you waiting for??? Do it already!

763 days ago
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Gretel    

Michael's brain was addled but his will seems quite deficient. Katherine is in her 80s and the family might already be doing a Weekend At Bernies with her to keep the $$ coming. Raising the children and their money should be two separate things, with the money held in a non-related independent trust for their needs until the time they reach adulthood. As it is, the money goes with the kids. Knowing what a family of vultures the Jacksons are I find it hard to think a lawyer didn't take that into consideration when counseling Michael about his will.

763 days ago
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Jaime    

Who hasn't dated Kim Kardashian?

763 days ago
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Latoya's Headband    

WOW! A Kardashian speaks about something that has nothing to do with them. Im all ears.......

763 days ago
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parlayer    

The Perfect Guardian?? yea cause he's a democratic, will go to abozos $40000.00 dinners. on the childrens dime. calif needs the money confiscate all monies and give to poor untalented lol smiths, and jonses.

763 days ago
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aquanet    

Hey if he is the real deal, I say good for him. The rest of the older generation of Jacksons are, and always will be a hot mess. I like Paris because apparently she doenst tak any crap, perhaps its because she is a teenager or perhaps she actually listen to her father's stories about the rest of the leeches in his family. Either way its time for the MJ gravy train to pull out of town and so the rest of family will have to go out, get a real job and make their own money instead of riding the MJ cash cow.

763 days ago
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Tammy    

You know, I don't care how loving and father-like this guy has been: the fact that he's Tito's son should disqualify him for guardianship. I do not believe any Jackson has the best interest of those children.

763 days ago
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Dan Frederiksen    

it's pretty wild that a couple of generations down the road the jackson family will be white..

763 days ago
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oink    

Why is it almost every STAR in Hollywood has dated each other,

763 days ago
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Laurie123    

Out of all the Jacksons, I thought Janet was the most trustworthy. Instead, she's on board with the rest of her siblings??? Wow, it's just sad. I hope TJ's motives are honest and in the best interest of the children. I don't trust the lawyers very much either - they are not family, who knows if they are really looking out for the kids. Poor Michael. He really was alone.

763 days ago
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Latoya's Headband    

Kim K has the morals of an alley cat! The list would be shorter if you posted the trash she HASN'T slept with!

763 days ago
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ManiacalZebra    

Katherine essentially abandoned them at the tribute concert? So, this is really nothing new. What's the big deal if she's blown them off before?

763 days ago
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