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Katherine Jackson

Had FULL Phone Access

at Arizona Resort

7/26/2012 9:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katherine Jackson
had FULL ACCESS to a working phone during her stay in Arizona and could easily have called her grandkids whenever she wanted ... so says a rep for the resort.

A spokesperson for the Miraval Resort -- where Katherine stayed for nine days, beginning last week -- tells TMZ, Katherine stayed in a luxury villa that DEFINITELY contained a working phone.

For the record ... the villa also came with a full kitchen, a private patio, its own pool ... and its own butler.

And if full phone access wasn't enough -- Katherine also had FREE WI-FI.

Bottom line ... the Miraval Resort is adamant ... Katherine wasn't as cut off from the outside world as she previously claimed.

After yesterday's court hearing, Katherine's lawyer was asked why she wasn't allowed to use a phone to call her grandkids -- and her lawyer said he was told "the section of the facility she stayed at didn't allow phones of any kind. Or computers."

The Miraval rep insists ... that's just not true.

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106.

Diana    

isn't it nice she had a nice peaceful vacation away from MJ kids probably on their dime. And didn't even bother to see how they were or say hello to them. who knows who to believe at this point. Just pretty obvious no one really cares about those kids, it's all about the money. That's why MJ didn't have anything to do with his family.

736 days ago
107.

lisa2    

The estate also lent Katherine the money $6 million at 0.16% interest to settle the lawsuit she lost against the South Korean newspaper Segye Times. Who were originally awarded $13 million for her promising Michael would do a concert behind MJ's back.

She will get her's eventually...

736 days ago
108.

Italia    

TO: duilama who wrote:
"Rabid MJ fans are losing their mind. Think of it this way: If the executors are milking 10s of millions away each year from the Estate, and the children and mother are only getting about 1.5 millions combined, wouldn't you think there is something wrong..."
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Not if there's not a damn thing in it for Randy, Janet or Jermaine! It's NONE OF THEIR BUSINESS! They were cut out of MJ's Will TWICE! MJ never intended for Randy, Janet, Jermaine, Rebbie, La Toya, or any of the rest of them to get a dime!
So if you're someone who's been cut OUT of MJ's Will, get a job!

736 days ago
109.

Italia    

TO: Sally Hemmings who wrote:
"Maybe she was sick of feeling like a character from "The Help" and needed to take a break from catering to spoiled demanding brats for a while?"
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Whaaaaaat! They've got all kinds of Nannies and Maids and Cooks and Cleaning People all over that mansion, plus Katherine was getting millions more from the Estate to provide anything and everything those kids need!
No, I think it's more likely that she was kidnapped and drugged by Randy, Janet and Jermaine, all of whom are the ones who kept anyone and everyone from speaking to Katherine because they knew they had her drugged up!

736 days ago
110.

grapa    

Sometimes manipulators are good at creating a drama to cover the facts.Suspend the chaos and facts as we know them.Ok what is really going on.These adult children are sly.They have had someone guiding them.We are being deceived .
The goal is not what we think it is.
I smell a rat.
The money needs to keep coming in.
mom was getting to old.
how to keep it in the family.
make it look like an emergency.
TJ is family!!!!!
The kids trust him.
I think they will all be laughing all the way to the bank.
These kids are clueless
Some how TJ and Tito are involved.
And the relief is false people.
You all have been had

736 days ago
111.

mj fan forever    

It's clear they impeded her to talk with everyone, that old bitch of Janet also tried to take Paris' cell phone as they wanted to kidnap also Michael's children and isolate also them!!! But greedy unnatural mother Katherine followed them voluntarily leaving alone Michael's children with no concern for them, partecipating to their plot for greed as always, then they kidnapped and isolated her from everyone!!!!

736 days ago
112.

lisa2    

Thanks for the link Cindy here is what it says "One reason for all the hostility between Michael Jackson’s brothers and the estate: the brothers had to come to the executors hat in hand for money to pay their mutual ex and mother of their children. You know, Randy and Jermaine share an ex–Alejandra. Each of them has two children with her. Randy lived with her, then Jermaine married her. When Jermaine was stuck in Burkina Faso, Africa last winter, and couldn’t get back into the U.S. unless he paid back child support, Katherine Jackson intervened. She went to the executors and asked for the $91,000 Jermaine owed in child support. The estate gave her $80,000, which Katherine then handed over to Jermaine.
The same scenario went down with Randy, I am told by sources. At least it was easy: they only had to deal with one woman, not two. Anyway, Jermaine and Randy evidently feel that this should continue, and want their mother to keep paying their child support and other bills, according to sources. Interestingly, the estate has had no problems with Michael’s other siblings. Jackie Jackson has actually done work for them. Marlon and Tito each work, and long ago got off the Jackson gravy train. Rebbie Jackson’s husband, Nathaniel, has had a series of jobs including, I am told, mail carrier, which is a decent civil service job and coveted in this economy. Rebbie’s son-in-law, Rex Salas, is a music producer."

736 days ago
113.

mauza    

omg at the receipts!

736 days ago
114.

LizLucy56    

curiouser and curiouser !

736 days ago
115.

LizLucy56    

curiouser and curiouser !

736 days ago
116.

greed    

She took a break from 3 spoiled kids?
must be a conspiracy.

736 days ago
117.

minnietx    

When I was a kid my parents went on vacation to Arizona but they took us with them? This is all Too strange for me, most familys take their kids on a summer vacation, they are too weird for words!!

736 days ago
118.

Unbelievable    

Please TMZ - Enough is Enough of this family Yesterday you wrote "Katherine Jackson has finally broken her silence claiming the reason she hasn't checked in with her grandkids for the past 10 days is because SHE SIMPLY DIDN'T FEEL LIKE USING THE PHONE." Now today, you are saying she had full access to call. YEA - TMZ we know why since you wrote yesterday that she just didn't feel like using the phone. Enough of this family.

736 days ago
119.

bubblezzz    

It's unfortunate but the truth is Mrs. Jackson is too old to raise 3 teens!!! But, they are too greedy to give up the Cha-Ching $$, just be honest and say "I'm too old but I do love the kids!"

736 days ago
120.

A VER CALVO SUCIO DE MIERDA    

ENTONCES QUE PASA??? ESTAS METIDO EN MI ORDENADOR Y ME INSULTAS POR LAS FOTOS QUE HAGO??? TIENES ALGUN PROBLEMA EN LA CABEZA??? TIENES LA CABEZA MUY SUCIA, ADEMAS DE CALVA.
NO TE GUSTA QUE ME EXPRESE CREATIVAMENTE???
LOS CALVOS APARECEN POR CASUALIDAD, POR CIERTO, SON FOTOS RAPIDAS, DEL MOMENTO, NO VOY BUSCANDO CALVOS NI VOY BUSCANDO NADA, IMBECIL.

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