Katherine Jackson's Lawyers Slam Joe's 'Preposterous' Rant

Lawyers representing MICHAEL JACKSON's mother KATHERINE have taken aim at her husband JOE after he accused the matriarch of failing to step in and help her famous son in the run-up to his death.
Joe Jackson blasted his spouse in an interview with British tabloid the News of the World over the weekend (12-13Jun10), claiming Katherine could have done more to prevent the Thriller hitmaker spiralling into prescription drug addiction before his tragic passing last year (09).
Joe also revealed he urged her to talk to Michael about his problems and she refused.
But now Katherine's lawyer has fired back, insisting she did everything she could to help the Thriller hitmaker.
Her attorney Adam Streisand, tells TMZ.com, "The world knows that Mrs. Jackson has always been a loving mother and grandmother, and that she and Michael had a very special relationship. The world also knows who Joe Jackson is and he seems bent on never letting us forget."
While Howard Weitzman, lawyer for the Michael Jackson estate, adds, "The inference by Joe Jackson that Mrs. Jackson was in any way responsible for Michael's death is preposterous. Katherine Jackson was a supportive and loving mother throughout Michael's life. His love and respect for her is reflected in his estate plan."


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pebbles659

OH MY GOD....DOES he ever stop. Michael loved his Mother with every fiber of his being...That say it all when Michael left everything too his Mother and his children. Joe Jackson is the most uncaring person in the world. He says that about his wife, the mother of his children. No wonder why Michael could not stand him. He is always looking for the easy way out. Joe why don't you go away and leave your family alone forever. You are going to take a lot of heat for this one. I wish I could see him face to face I want to tell him exactly what I think of him. I don't believe a word he says when he said he tried to get Michael to stop, went to his house but Michael would not see him. That will forever stick in my mind, because Michael wanted nothing to do with his father. Is that how you treat your wife and grandchildren. I would not even consider you part of the family....I hope when you die this goes to your grave with you for even saying such a thing. "LEAVE THEM ALONE"
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That's right put Joe in his place. Katherine don't give him any more money. Let him think about why he could reach Michael or why he was left out of the will.
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I don't think Joe is playing with a full deck! How can he blame Katherine. Michael was a 50 year old man who was in charge of his own destiny. The whole family tried interventions, but Michael was in denial.Don't point fingers Joe!
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Hear Hear Sunkeeper! One cannot really step into another adult's life and change it - not even a mother.
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Let there be peace that is what MICHAEL wnated.......
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