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TJ Jackson

He Needs Cash

To Care for Michael's Kids

2/6/2013 6:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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TJ Jackson
cannot continue to serve as a surrogate parent to Michael Jackson's 3 kids without getting some compensation, so the Executors of MJ's Estate are asking the judge to give TJ a reasonable amount of money to keep the ship afloat.

The Executors filed legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- in which they say TJ has been extremely devoted to Paris, Prince and Blanket since MJ's death.  TJ -- who is now a co-guardian along with Katherine Jackson -- spends 40 hours a week caring for the 3 kids. 

The Executors say it's been a hardship for TJ -- who is married with 3 kids of his own.  Although he's been a co-guardian since July, he hasn't received a single penny for his services.

The Executors are asking the judge to allow them to pay TJ $9,000 a month, retroactive to July.  They add, the way it's going now, TJ may not be able to continue, so compensation is essential.

Sounds like a pretty good deal to us.

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61.

Allen Engebretsen    

Oh yeah. Michael Jackson's three children are the spitting image of him. Nevertheless, their care should be paid for, and $9,000 a month doesn't seem outrageous and is worth every penny.

438 days ago
62.

dondrea    

These comments are terrible. First off TJ is not there uncle. He is Tito's son which makes him there cousin. Which gives him alot more credit for understanding them and there life style. Being the son of one of the most popular groups in history. Not to mention his own career and a member of 3T a teen pop group. He didn't ask for the money so his work must have been more then enough if the money holders where willing to go to court and ask for it.

438 days ago
63.

DaveT    

Can remember dancing to "Jam" at Red Lion with ex gf back in the day when they had the dance floor, great tune, gotta pull the old Dangerous CD out.....

438 days ago
64.

Pixie    

Good for TJ. I cannot believe he has been taking care of those kids during the day this long without compensation. TJ appears in nearly all of the pics that appear on the web, showing those kids on vacation, on weekend outings, and extracurricular activities. I wondered when he had the time to take care of his own family's needs. It's not easy working with ordinary teenagers and so I can imagine the challenges he faces dealing with the 3 kids Michael Jackson left behind, especially the little white girl who acts as if she is a celebrity with the status of Michael Jackson simply because the media and her twitter followers have filled her head with nonsense about her beauty, brains, and courage. $3K a month is cheap for dealing with her. I bet her guardians are counting the days when she grows up and gets a place of her own. The Estate would have to pay me a lot more, just to listen to her talk.

438 days ago
65.

Mackenzie    

TJ is Prince, Paris, & Blanket's cousin. He is not their uncle. I think he should get paid for helping take care of all three children since they are still minors. Once they are 18, I think they should go to court and renegotiate if TJ should be paid at all.

438 days ago
66.

NYCJB    

I'm just laughing at the MJ fans who were so pro TJ last year, not they are calling him greedy. He was full of **** last year, and he's full of **** now. All of those children's expenses are paid for. They have drivers and security, so he does HAVE to take them anywhere. He spend 40 hours a week with them, but the older two after in school for 30+ hours every week. What does he do, spend time with them when they are sleeping? There's a reason he ran to get co-guardianship after his grandmother told him not to.

438 days ago
67.

Observer999    

Absolutely. He seems like a fine young man and that kind of money is peanuts to the Jackson estate (which is pretty much the kids' anyway).

438 days ago
68.

mj fan forever    

TJ has NOT to pay for ANYTHING regarding Michael's children as the Estate pays for EVERYTHING, but most probably he did weigh the fact to be their guardian without getting an allowance. Katherine manages all the money (hers and those of the children) and who is he?? The village idiot?? He must have made know he doesn't do it for free and couldn't continue like that, without cashing his own allowance from the Estate and the Estate agreed to ask the judge to pay him!! GREED as always!!!!

438 days ago
69.

Marie    

Prince, Paris, and Blanket adore their cousin TJ. And since he's taking good care of MJ's kids 40 hours a week he deserves to get compensated with money from MJ's estate. How many hours a week does Debbie Rowe spend with her kids? That's what I want to know.

438 days ago
70.

Luz    

Some of these comments are so pro TJ they seem to come from the Jackson clan and Tito's friends. Is that the actual face of at TJ on that picture? He doesn't look like the TJ who went to court. He looks very well taken care of, the kind of care you get at expensive spas.

438 days ago
71.

linny    

The money should be taken out of Katherine's allowance for the kids as it was calculated on the basis she was having them full time,bet if it was calculated this way the total wouldn't come to 9k. Katherine aint gonna give up a penny but the estate should not give out more of mj's cash. The amount going out for 3 kids on a monthy basis is already extortionate.

438 days ago
72.

Luz    

I saw this coming from the moment TJ backs tapped Katherine when she was on vacation. And this os only the beginning. must I add: where are all the TJ supporters? The ones who said he was the perfect candidate for guardianship?

438 days ago
73.

MaryMRevis    

I agree with the comment of a poster who said:
"Pay the man, just audit every so often to make sure it's all good." This family is freaking WACKO, all of them... but I do agree someone SOMEWHAT stable should care for the kids, before they are TRULY tainted...so I agree. Pay him and let these kids be cared for properly. Just make sure THEY are the ones truly benefiting from the money and that it is for THEIR care and audit it to make sure this is happening.

438 days ago
74.

HumanNature    

DAMN


FOR ONCE, I AM AGREEING WITH TMZ!!!!!!


GIVE TJ AN ALLOWANCE, SO THAT HE CAN CONTINUE TO "PARENT" MJ3!!!!!!


DON'T FORGET THAT TJ AND HIS BROTHERS ARE ALSO IN MJ's WILL!!!!!!!

438 days ago
75.

Luz    

Was he making this kind of income with hi band? And he was supporting his family with that income, right?

438 days ago
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