Jermaine Jackson to Trump Sit Down! You're No Friend of MJ

2/19/2016 12:31 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0219-jermaine-jackson-michael-jackson-donald-trump-TMZ-GETTY-01Donald Trump just got called out for claiming to be friends with Michael Jackson -- by MJ's brother, Jermaine.

Jermaine ripped Trump, saying ... "name-dropping Michael don't make you cool and won't win you votes. Especially when using botched facts."

It's a known fact Michael and Donald were friends, but Jermaine is taking issue with Trump claiming MJ lost his confidence because of "bad, bad, bad surgery."

Jermaine calls that a "BS" theory and tweeted, "Michael's confidence was affected by the pressures, injustice and vitriol of external circumstances. Period."