THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Report says, Joe Jackson, father of the late pop superstar Michael Jackson is dead. The patriarch of the renowned Jackson family died exactly two days after the ninth year death anniversary of his late son who died June 25, 2009, at age 50.
Joe had terminal cancer and had been hospitalized since the early days of June. An American celebrity and entertainment media reports that family sources confirmed that he passed away at 3:30 am on Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 89.
The report said:
‘Joe had been battling health problems for some time now. He was hospitalised back in 2016 after coming down with a high fever. But, he bounced back not long after and was seen partying in Las Vegas.
‘His health was also fragile after a stroke and three heart attacks back in 2015. Doctors implanted a pacemaker.’
Joe may have been the most successful parent managing his children in the history of music, the report highlights.
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