The late pop legend Michael Jackson and living legend Janet Jackson, dad is in the hospital with terminal cancer.
Joe Jackson, who fathered 11 children and now lives in Las Vegas, has been in bad health for years and suffered a stroke in 2015. But he has continued to make appearances at celebrity and fan events around the world. In March he released a pictorial book of memories called “Precious Moments: 60 Years in Show Business.”
Joe Jackson,family members have flocked to his bedside, as he has been battling cancer for a while and is now in the last stages, TMZ reports”.
The Grammy Award Winning 89, is in a Las Vegas hospital battling a terminal illness
Jermaine Jackson, one of the remaining nine Jackson siblings, said on Twitter that his father was in ill health but denied reports he was dying.
“My father’s health is not good, but ‘dying’ is a harsh word chosen by headline writers, not me. For however long he has left, my mother, siblings, and relatives want to be with him, without hindrance,” Jermaine Jackson tweeted late on Thursday.
Born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas, in July 1928 and married to Katherine since 1949, Joe Jackson is known for his iron-fisted management of the family band born out of the iconic 2300 Jackson Street address in Gary.