Katherine and Paris JacksonAs the Notorious B.I.G. once said, "Mo' money, mo' problems!" This seems to be the case with Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson who, since inheriting the majority of her megafamous son Michael Jackson's estate, has been in the midst of family turmoil. Five of Jackson's siblings -- who painfully (for them) didn't receive any moolah in Michael's will -- have been squawking that the will is fake. All this fighting over the estate supposedly led to 82-year-old Katherine, who cares for Jackson's three young children, having a "mini-stroke." But the plot thickens. Now Michael's kids and Katherine's nephew, Trent Jackson, have reported Katherine missing to the Los Angeles police.
Michael's daughter, 14-year-old Paris, has been tweeting up a storm since Katherine "disappeared." She tweeted:
Yes, my grandmother is missing and I haven't spoken with her in a week. I want her home now. If anybody sees my grandmother, please call the authorities ... The same doctor that testified on behalf of Dr. Murray, saying my father was a drug addict (a lie) is caring for my grandmother ...
Katherine's lawyer, Sandra Ribera, also can't reach the matriarch, and says, "I'm concerned that she's not safe."
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But Katherine's son Jermaine, who was part of the Jackson 5 with Michael, says his mom is "fine" and just "resting up" in Arizona on doctor's orders. Hm, could it be the same doctor who testified on behalf of Dr. Conrad Murray, the man convicted of killing Michael, who is giving the orders? This seems to be what Paris is implying. How and why would that happen? Bizarre!
And who is taking care of the kids during Katherine's absence? I imagine they have a phalax of nannies and bodyguards, but they need a true parental figure around, and that is Katherine. The youngest of Michael's children, Blanket, is only 10. Why wouldn't Katherine tell the children where she was and at least speak to them and reassure them she's okay?
Often it's an unfortunate truth that rich families aren't any happier than the rest of us. In fact, they can often be far more miserable. Let's hope Katherine is found soon and is fine.
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