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Debbie Rowe

I'm Going to Court

To Get Michael Jackson's Kids

4/11/2014 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Debbie Rowe Michael Jackson Kids Custody
Debbie Rowe
will wage legal war to get guardianship of the 2 kids she had with Michael Jackson ... and if she could she'd gladly take all 3.

Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Rowe is deeply concerned about the environment in the Jackson home.  She likes Katherine Jackson but believes she has gotten way too old to serve as guardian ... "Katherine's not connected with the kids or involved in their lives" Rowe told a friend.

Rowe is also concerned Michael's brothers are hanging around the Calabasas house a lot and have been a terrible influence.  She's complained Prince has developed a filthy mouth and is rebellious because no one is even trying to keep him in line.

Rowe is especially upset with Jermaine, who will appear on "Celebrity Wife Swap."  Rowe thinks he's just plain creepy and extremely inappropriate, and wants him as far away from the kids as possible.

She feels Blanket --- the 12-year-old who is not her biological kid -- is actually the most vulnerable and most in danger.

As for Paris ... Rowe fears she's not made the kind of improvement which is necessary after her suicide attempt and wants control so she can take steps to ensure her safety.

TJ Jackson is a co-guardian ... we're told Rowe likes him but is worried that he's been on tour and away from the kids for long stretches.

Rowe will file legal docs asking the judge to appoint her guardian so she can move the children to her ranch in Palmdale CA, where she has a business raising and breeding horses. 

Fact is ... Rowe has not asked the Estate for money and our sources say she's not interested in a payday.  She wants the kids because she loves them and fears for their well-being.

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121.

Knownbutunknown     

It is apparent to me that TMZ is not in love with the Jackson family. I find it quite interesting that when you "report" these stories, they seem biased to "certain" ethnic groups. You know damn well that a "check" AUTOMATICALLY goes where the kids are. If your going to "report" these stories, you should at least be fair and impartial.

166 days ago
122.

BARB    

don't you mean your kids.

166 days ago
123.

Susan62509    

I agree with the points made in this article, but something isn’t right in this entire article. Why slam Jermaine then promote his appearance on “Celebrity Wife Swap”? Debbie better find out who her “source friend” to TMZ is and banish that person from her life. A person should never go to the media discussing personal things about the family who currently has guardianship. Judges don't like that and definitely consider it against the person applying for guardianship. Debbie would make a better guardian than Katherine & TJ combined.

166 days ago
124.

oh really     

Maybe she should review her testimony back in 2005 regarding her now fiance, more or less saying he was a parasite who was bragging about the money he was making off Michael Jackson and how he set her up as a photo opportunity at the IVY restaurant , when he was getting left out of the mix , by the other opportunistic vultures during their business meeting.
I remember her going off to Japan with him after MJ died , when he was selling footage of MJ in Gary Indiana..
Always an opportunity to cash in on MJ..
She was only supposed to be a surrogate .Michael married her because his mother asked him to, so his children wouldnt be born out of wedlock.
She was paid to have them and then go away.
But she realized , as she had stated in police interview , that the children , were MJ Achilles tendon .He would do or GIVE anything for those kids....this is just sad.

166 days ago
125.

john    

For christ's sake, get rid of the name blanket. And probably prince as well. What stupid names, but then again they are wacko jacko's offspring.

166 days ago
126.

Mei    

I do think that she would be a big improvement to their lives. Granny is just too old and is too much under the control of the resr of the family and I question if there will be any estate left when the kids are of age.

166 days ago
127.

Unbroken Chain    

Ahe will control their inheritance but I trust her to save it way more than those criminals

166 days ago
128.

ro    

u go debbie - it YOUR kid stick to own kind

166 days ago
129.

ro    

belongs with Mother NOT those people

166 days ago
130.

SB    

yeah...and i'm sure that if she were able to gain custody of those children she won't be making a claim for child support from the jackson estate. this is about money. she's been circling like a vulture ever since michael died. if she was so devoted to those children, then why did michael have full custody of those children, and why didn't he bequeath custody of them to her in his will?

166 days ago
131.

David S    

I'm afraid that horse has left the barn. These kids were in a highly unstable environment from birth being brought up by MJ, given all of his proclivities and problems with drug addiction. No that he's gone and the Jackson family (who are an equally dysfunctional lot) have taken over, things have probably gone from bad to worse. I certainly give her an A for effort, and I think her heart's in the right place (and no doubt they'd have been better off with her from the start), but she should have never had these kids with MJ and then be paid to give up custody.

166 days ago
132.

SCANDAL    

She is their mother. The arrangements made in the past should be forgotten. Debbie is the kids best bet at living a somewhat normal life. All 3 should be kept together and raised out of the limelight. I believe she loves them and them her. I truly hope this does not turn into a war and is handled with the best of intentions for the kids. I only hope that the Jackson family will see that this is best for kids at this time in their lives.

166 days ago
133.

Kelly    

Kinda nice to live the high life where you have plenty of money to spend. All you have to do is sue for custody of the kids that the moneybags come with.

166 days ago
134.

The Truth 76    

The only thing that anyone knows about Debbie Rowe is that she sold two kids to Micheal Jackson for cash. Michael's family is far more stable than he was. You never hear any reports of his nieces and nephews ever being troubled or in trouble. By all accounts his siblings have done their job as parents. Debbie who terminated her parental rights and sold her children to the most unstable Jackson is now worried about them. That woman is a monster and doesn't deserve custody of a dog, much less a child. Her history speaks for itself. The only thing that she cares about is cash money. Of course TMZ readers believe that any white woman, no matter how monstrous she may be would be a better choice than anybody black . Debbie the monster is somehow in their eyes the white savior hero rushing in to save the precious half white children from those awful negroes.

166 days ago
135.

joyce    

She has never been a mother to them.She wants their money.PERIOD.

166 days ago
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