TMZ reportedly that Joe Jackson is in the hospital with family at his bedside. The 89-year-old father who orchestrated The Jackson 5 and instrumental in launching the career of Michael Jackson is said to have untreatable terminal cancer.

Sources tell the news organization that Mr. Jackson has been dealing with this illness and is nearing the “end stages.” Katherine Jackson, his wife, along with his children and grandchildren are said to recently have visited his bedside.


LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 24: Joe Jackson attends the 33rd annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on March 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)

In March, TV One talked to Joe Jackson on the 33rd Stellar Gospel Music Awards red carpet – he seemed to be in good spirits and excited for the events that night. We approach the death anniversary of Michael Jackson’s tragic death where he passed on June 25th at the age of 50.

Our prayers are extended to Joe Jackson and his family.

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