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Jermaine Jackson

FLIP-FLOPS

I'm Backing Off the Estate

8/1/2012 12:26 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jermaine Jackson
-- a major ringleader in the Jackson family rebellion against the MJ Estate -- has officially defected from a family letter criticizing the Estate ... but still has "deep reservations" about the executors.

Jermaine just posted a long letter on his Twitter account, writing, "I rescind my signature from the letter which was sent to the Estate, and which should never have gone public."

"I still hold deep reservations about many issues involving the Estate, and I will continue to bring scrutiny and a resolute voice wherever we have cause for concern. But the way to address such matters is through the proper channels and via a private dialogue, not public conflict."

He adds, "In this spirit, I offer this statement by way of extending an olive-branch."

Jermaine follows in the footsteps of his brother Tito, who withdrew his signature last week from the siblings' July 17th letter to the Estate, in which they accused the executors of failing at their job and stressing out Katherine Jackson so badly she suffered a "mini-stroke."

As of now, the signatures of Janet, Rebbie, and Randy remain on the letter.

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121.

H.T    

These people should be ashamed of themselves,I hope MJs children do not give any of the Jackson clan any money!

625 days ago
122.

superchicken    

I have a a radical idea. Why doesn't MJ's estate remain the business of his appointed executors and his children and these other money grubbing leeches worry about their own lives. It isn't their money to be concerned about in the first place .. it was Michael's.

625 days ago
123.

JMH23    

All because he knows he can't win. They all should be ashamed for putting through the kids something like this. They are living as normal of a life they can now...they don't need all this now.

625 days ago
124.

Woot    

Wait... public? Private? Which do you want to be, flopper?

625 days ago
125.

Diamond    

If the public had agreed with the letter, Jermaine would not have apologized. Since we saw through it, he is pretending to back down. MJ taught his children well who not to trust. Prince and Paris proved they learned the lesson well, too. The Jacksons ignored everything about MJ's needs, only acknowledging him when they needed $$$.

Michael's DEAD. The $$$ they want to steal belongs to his children now.

625 days ago
126.

duilama    

JULES

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Oh I thought you weren't going to read or respond to anything I said. Sorry you're so mentally challeneged you can't remember.

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Don't flatter yourself, Jules.........

The only reason why I stopped at those comments was because of Luzifer's nic was there. Trust me, Jules you don't really want to get on my nerve. I have personally sent many of you rabids hiding with tail between their legs. Be warned!

625 days ago
127.

cindee    

Word to the Bad
Your on notice along with the rest of you Losers
that are trying to contest the Will....
for Harassing and dividing Michael's Beloved Children..Justice for MJ and his Kids.

John Branca and McClain have turned Michael
Estate around and NO-thanks to his siblings
Now your accusing The Estate of mistreating
Mrs.Jackson "Quite Frankly" Your Mother is not
"The Shah of Iran" the Estate has bailed her out of
every mess she and Joe ever got themselves into plus money for dead beat Adult-kids( that refuse to take responsibility for themselves) plus money for attorneys plus plus plus " All On Michaels Estate"
From my perspective, Mrs Jackson has it better than she ever had it and yet she keeps asking for more , And what have her Adult-Kids contributed
to her well being besides blah blah blah.

Michael Left them out for a reason he was
disgusted with them always asking for more
and more,more concerts ,more favors,more was never enough.............
Their all Thankless@#$#$@They find problems
at every turn . The real problem are the "Jacksons"
Right ,Jermaine you don ate the hole Pie

Michael's Beloved children need their own space
away from the Jackson's where they can grow in a healthy invironment without the division and jealousy of this Family

625 days ago
128.

mike    

You fools are so simple. So what if Jermaine and family are seeking money. it's Jackson money. Not public money. MJ made those millions not just as a solo act but as a family act. I'd do the same for my family. Clearly Janet is in no need for money. Billionaire boyfriend and life long career. One of the biggest female artist of all time. She doesnt need a dime. God Bless Katherine, Joe, and the family.

624 days ago
129.

Marvin     

Translation,Please give me money.

624 days ago
130.

Carla628    

What Tha....Ya Hair??????????????

624 days ago
131.

Snowman with a Turnip Nose    

Translation: "Retract plus cease and desist or get sued for libel, Germ-aine..."


Lil' fella overplayed his hand.

624 days ago
132.

Diana    

heard you all singing at the FREE Concert and you all suck....hang it up. Go get a real job .

624 days ago
133.

Charles    

This is just their latest attempt to get money. They see how the Estate is supportive of TJ being awarded guardianship over the kids because he made nice with them, then TJ's father, Tito eases off from going against the estate, now, Jermaine's doing the same thing.

if they cant beat 'em and get the money, "extend an olive branch" inorder to try an get it.

624 days ago
134.

JenKasa    

As horrible as what Jermaine and company did is - remember it's TRENT JACKSON (not TJ), the fat guy who is Joe's nephew, who is living off the money now at Grandma's house.

Trent is the one who leaked the stungun purchase and said it was to be used on Blanket
Trent is the one behind the creepy way they're pimping Paris in the press (showing a kids bedroom on tv??)
Trent is probably behind the push for more money from the estate to Grandma, whose house he lives at
Trent is the one who punched Randi and Jermaine supposedly at the house.

Regardless, Jermaine and company went about it all wrong and I'm glad they're backing down from the estate, but should TRENT be investigated too?

Why is he there? Why do they suspect elder abuse? Are they mad that the estate isn't doing anything about Trent?

624 days ago
135.

Wellington     

Basically Jermaine is saying that now he intends to keep his underhanded assaults on the estate private. Katherine's main concern is bad publicity and has ordered her kids to knock it off--at least publicly. After seeing Katherine drag her grandchildren to that concert, I'm now left with the queasy feeling that Katherine puts a false sense of family unity first, protecting her children and their outlandish behavior second, and the welfare of her grandchildren third.

624 days ago
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