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Katherine Jackson

Won't Press Charges

Against Her Children

8/6/2012 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0805_katherine_jackson_tmzKatherine Jackson has no plans to press charges against her own children over her recent "trip" to Arizona ... a lawyer for the Jackson family matriarch tells TMZ. 

As TMZ first reported, Jackson's declaration following the Arizona spa ordeal -- which came as part of her bid to obtain co-guardianship over Prince, Paris, and Blanket -- seemed to suggest she was tricked into going and had no idea MJ's kids were worried about her. As part of the declaration, Jackson said, "At the time, I trusted the people I was with to be honest with me."

But Katherine's attorney, Perry Sanders, tells TMZ she has "absolutely" no plans to press charges over the incident, telling us, "This chapter of chaos is closed and we are supportive of family unity in spite of recent events and arguably poor decisions."

For now.

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mj fan forever    

It is well known that she is VERY supportive of MONEY and her money-grubbers-leeches-delinquents-parasites-losers-old bitches-children and their ANY ATTEMPT TO GRUB the legacy that Michael Jackson left to HIS children ONLY and EXCLUSIVELY because when she dies cannot leave her share to anyone according to the will very well done indeed!!!! SO she, knowing that, is trying to fool Michael's children with this pathetic excuse of the family which is pulled out to grub money but Michael's children were warned by their dad and are smart children like their dad, enough to not be fooled by that bunch of leeches!!!!

774 days ago
17.

mj fan forever    

And let alone the fight that that old bitch of Janet and her fellow delinquents are pursuing against the Estate and against Michael's own wishes!!!!! That bunch of delinquents should get arrested for trying to kidnap, slapping, insulting, recording and scaring children since they want CHILDREN'S money at any cost!!!! Of course greedy unnatural mother does not see that as she too wants their money!!!!

774 days ago
18.

mj fan forever    

Finally Diana Ross is reported to be willing to take care for Michael's children!!!!


Ross ready to step up for Michael’s kids

London - Diana Ross is willing to take over guardianship of Michael Jackson's children.

The Motown legend was named as a back-up guardian for Prince Michael, Paris and 'Blanket' in their late father's will and although they are now under the shared custody of their grandmother Katherine and cousin Tito Joe 'TJ' Jackson, she has made it clear she will step in and care for her godchildren if needed.

A family member who was present during Diana's recent visit to see the kids told the New York Post newspaper: "For the first time, Ross said she was willing to step in 'if needed'. She had never spoken like that before.

"Whether she wanted to be listed as guardian or not, she's not going to abdicate any authority.

"After the recent drama of Katherine losing and then regaining guardianship, Diana wanted to make sure the children were fine and travelled to see them in person in Calabasas, California.

The source added: "[After Michael's death in 2009, Diana would phone the kids to see] if they needed advice or anything else. But last week, she wanted to meet with the children in person to make sure she heard all the right things. Things you can't easily detect on the telephone, like body language."

Diana, 68, also made Paris, 14, promise to call her if she or her brothers ever need her help.

According to the source, Diana left the warring Jackson family with the message "mess with Michael's kids, and you're messing with her".

Diana was also anxious to ensure Katherine, 82, is coping with her responsibilities and many of the Jackson family members would welcome her taking over.

The insider added: "It wasn't just Michael who loved her - we all do. His kids like her a lot. Who wouldn't? She's Miss Ross!"


http://www.iol.co.za/tonight/news/international/ross-ready-to-step-up-for-michael-s-kids-1.1357066#.UB-pofYaOVo

774 days ago
19.

mj fan forever    

At least now she apparently did not refuse categorically!!!!

774 days ago
20.

Cheryl A.    

Well, I never saw that coming.......LMAO

774 days ago
21.

Sally    

Of course she won't, poor bewildered Granny is being manipulated by them and does not even recognize it. Courts made a big mistake by giving her back custody - she should just have visiting rights. She is as bad as they are.

774 days ago
22.

Firefly    

Well it's about time! Diana Ross has made it clear she will step in and care for her godchildren if needed. Diana knew that the world was watching with all this Drama going on. It was starting to make people talk and wonder why she hadn't done anything to help the children. I hope she really means it and takes them away if the "family" tries anything funny again.

774 days ago
23.

Barbara    

This woman should have notified her wards and arranged for someone to watch them, in her absence. There's no excuse for them worrying about her and not knowing where she was, either. She's clearly not playing with a full deck..

774 days ago
24.

Susan62509    

Katherine claims she trusted her children yet she reads a written statement for ABC to film and declares the complete opposite to a court of law. One is a lie and the other is the truth. Which is more beneficial to regain guardianship?
A family is NOT and never will be united when you have members who keep premeditated secrets and lie. Each one is out for their own personal gain.

774 days ago
25.

Butterfly    

PERHAPS, ONE DAY, Diana Ross will reveal all the details of how she and Michael discussed her roll in caring for the children. No doubt M J thought very highly and comfortable to assign responsibility to Ms Ross on such an important decision. So far, according to reports, the Jacksons have failed miserably with all the infighting surrounding the children. T J seems to be the only level headed one in the bunch, including, mama. I wonder how fast they would get rid of the children if Michael's own Fort Knox were not involved.?

774 days ago
26.

ManiacalZebra    

It would be hard to get those charges to stick when she first said she wasn't kidnapped.

774 days ago
27.

beachkid    

Likewise, she was *duped* into not filing charges against her children. FWIW, she may lose her temporary guardianship as she is showing some early signs of senility. Sad, so sad. Thanks, kids.

774 days ago
28.

devilgirl    

Money grubbing old hag. She is in on all the skullduggery so of course she won't press charges.

774 days ago
29.

seamus     

Katherine get a clue!!! Stop protecting your greedy, nasty children. The only saving grace is that those morons (JANET) have totally destroyef their credibilty. Since Katherine was taken across state lines can't the government go ahead and file kidnap charges without her cooperation?That is what would happen to someone not as famous or should I say infamous as the Jackson.

774 days ago
30.

HumanNature    

Cheryl A.


PRESSING CHARGES AGAINST THE "4 DUMMIES" IS NOT WORTH THE TIME!!!!!!


BEING BANNED FROM VISITING THEIR MOTHER AT HER HOME WHERE THE ESTATE IS PAYING THE "RENT" IS FAR MORE DAMAGING AND EFFECTIVE THAN ANY COURT!!!!!


THE "INVISIBLE" LINE HAVE BEEN DRAWN IN THE SAND BY THE ESTATE!!!!!


NOW, THAT SPEAK "VOLUME"!!!!!

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