Joe Jackson the father of Michael, Janet and the other members of the Jackson 5 has passed away.
According to TMZ Jackson 89, died in hospital on Wednesday, whilst he was receiving treatment for terminal pancreatic cancer.
Jackson who played an instrumental part in the careers of his children, sadly passed away just two days after the anniversary of Michael’s death which happened nine years ago.
The news of Joe Jackson’s was confirmed by his grandson Taj in a tweet.
Disgusted by some of the comments I’m reading about my grandpa Joe by those who didn’t even know him. Please don't just regurgitate what you were spoon fed by the press. Joe was loved by our ENTIRE family and our hearts are in pain. Let us grieve without the nastiness.#ripthehawk
— Taj Jackson (@tajjackson3) June 27, 2018
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