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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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doesn't mean anything, he is close to them because he's always been working in that connection knowing they're gold, kids are innocent and trusting, they are close to the grandma too, look what she did to them

820 days ago


How many Jacksons are there. They're coming out of the woodwork.

820 days ago


Can someone please explain this, If Katherine Jackson is the children's primary care giver, how could she just disappear?? I have a daughter, I do not pick up and leave for any reason! Shouldn't authorities step in?

820 days ago


How much is the kardashian's paying you people, I swear they are in every story no matter how small the connection.
I'm surprised Kim wasn't involved with Sherman Hemsley, God rest his soul.

820 days ago


if a k.untrashian thinks something is good, it isn't.

820 days ago


Oh my ridiculous. This man is a serious opportunist. He had no business stepping in when the children were told to go to Arizona to be with their guardian. This is a 34 year old hanger on.

820 days ago

Who Knew    

Kartrashian is giving approval, like that matters. In 72 days she'll probably say it was a terrible Idea and try to star the kids in a porno. That lying, fraudulent, gypsy whore needs to STFU.

820 days ago

Lenoise Bates    

don't think it's about money either.

I'm not feeling this TJ cat. No matter how much he WAS there he still needs to sit down and have a seat and let Ms. Kat raise these kids.

I get the feeling that TJ is intervening and interfering and putting his two cents in where he shouldn't in raising these kids. He's younger, he probably let's them get away w/ more things trying to be their buddies to get them on his side (which is not good). While Mrs Kat is from the old skool. Think about it...the only time when you leave your home like that is when you feel it is not your home. You feel powerless. Anywho that's my 2..

820 days ago


It sounds like he's been around these kids before Michael died and was trusted so it may be a good idea, especially if the courts monitor it. Kathryn is too old and gullable to take care of these kids. Time to take her away from their daily care. Do it now!! Give them a younger care giver!!

820 days ago


These kids need someone with them who cares. It soundsl ike TJ has always cared. It also sounds like Katherine wasn't a very hands-on "mother." I'm on board for TJ, because the attorneys and executors won't let any funny business go on.

820 days ago

mj fan forever    

FIRST OFF he is NOT their father, MICHAEL JACKSON was and forever will be their BELOVED father, NO ONE will ever substitute him!!! Second, he helped them to tie shoes etc... SO WHAT??!!! You are NOT a father just because you help a child to tie shoes, ties etc... it takes WELL OTHER to be a father and ONLY Michael Jackson covered this role in a PERFECT way!!! SO Kim Kardashian should do better to keep closed her stupid mouth and not speak out of turn only because one she went to bed with him!!!! And not exaggerate the alleged feelings that Michael's children have to this hungry for money, no doubt part of the Jacksons-delinquents plot!!! She has absolutely NO say in Michael Jackson's children's life!!!!

820 days ago


If it makes everyone happy GO FOR IT!!!!
Best wishes to Mrs.Katherine Jackson.

820 days ago

Who Knew    

When does the Karsnookian and Sherman Hemsley pee, butt stab, clean it of with her mouth porno come out as a story on TMZ?

820 days ago


Those poor kids are doomed. Janet never received counseling for the years of molesation or abuse from Joe. Neither did Jermaine and now his sick KID is going to be around those kids? They are trying to stop Paris from telling what she has seen all these years while keeping Katherine quiet. I bet Paris knows that Mike;s cash has been taking care of ALL of the families, kids and all-every single need.
The adults need to hurry up and get jobs already.

820 days ago

Lenoise Bates    

And like I tell my kids all the time......
'Even the nicest of people sometimes have selfish intentions.'

820 days ago
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