Celebrity News
Joe Jackson Suffers From Stroke
By Ivetta Babadjanian
Nov 30, 2012 - 7:40:12 PM

LAS VEGAS—Father of the Jackson Five, Joseph "Joe" Jackson, was hospitalized on Thursday, November 29 after suffering from a mild stroke in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Katherine and Joe Jackson. Photo courtesy of Joe's official website.


The 83-year-old was immediately taken to a medical center in Vegas and is expected to be released on Friday. It is reported that he has suffered from two similar strokes over the past five years.

Jackson created and managed the Jackson Five in which birthed the "King of Pop," Michael Jackson. Since the 1980's, his children have claimed that their father was physically and emotionally abusive towards them and made them call him "Joseph."

He is still married to his wife and mother of their children, Katherine Jackson, but they live separately. He lives in his home in Las Vegas while his wife lives in Calabasas, California along with Michael's three children.


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