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TJ Jackson

The Perfect Guardian

For Michael Jackson's Kids

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

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

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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This story was gonna be interesting until they mentioned K K. Can't seem to get away from them!! They're like a thorn on my side. I guess she slept with everyone known and unknown.

821 days ago


This story was gonna be interesting until they mentioned K K. Can't seem to get away from them!! They're like a thorn on my side. I guess she slept with everyone known and unknown.

821 days ago


The Kim Kardashian stamp of approval? That's the kiss of death if ever I've heard.

821 days ago


What I like most about the kids being with TJ, is that others feel that he is so honest, trustworthy and is all about caring for those kids, not money! The older generation is a mess, but this guy seems to pass with flying colors!

821 days ago

jon brierton    

...and I should REALLY care about ANY of this because...? ...

821 days ago


Damn Kim k been with Tj Jackson too.... Well Damn

821 days ago


Okay, so I watched the videos. These children are MINORS. If Grandma's not there, who's taking care of them?

821 days ago


I;ve watched the TMZ videos pertaining to this case. ALL of these children are MINORS. If Grandma's not taking care of these children, who's taking care of them in her absence? Who's their backup guardian and why hasn't he/she stepped in? God-parents?

821 days ago


TJ is very handsome, which is a good look for MJ's children. MJ's children and everyone seems to like TJ. I just wish that if TJ is going to be the guardian, the other Jacksons should not be allowed at their place of residence... or at least their visits should be limited. Seriously. Or they should meet at a park somewhere whenever they'd like to fellowship; not at the home.

821 days ago

Rose Stapleton    

That is so say Than should be with his if he care for them when michael was alive I will pary for the hold family

821 days ago


Kim k gets around

821 days ago


who cares about Kim K's opinion??

821 days ago


Does anyone in Jackson family have the nose that they were born with? Geez---this family is just bizarre. All of them.

821 days ago


I'm so sure greasy face jermaine jackson is greasing up to appear on cnn for the 10000th time.

821 days ago


Well, since Kim K says he's a great father figure, I'm convinced, as her opinion is extremely valuable and relevant here. *eye roll*

821 days ago
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