Marlon Jackson Reacts To Haters Bashing His Dad, Many Say La Toya Is To Blame Tho
Ever since Jackson family patriarch, Joe Jackson, passed away from pancreatic cancer on June 27, 2018, there have been a flurry of online comments. Many have been words of condolences and praise of the man responsible for molding the most impactful musical family of all time. While others, have been feeding into the abuse claims, calling him a physical abuser to his children (for whipping them), as well as a sexual abuser to one of his daughters, which was proven to be a lie years ago (we’ll get to that in a minute).
Even in the midst of his children and many grandkids praising Joe for the love he showered upon them throughout their lives, folks like actress, Bette Midler, have left comments such as this one:
“Joe Jackson is d-e-a-d- and Hallelujah!! A monster who ate his own children; like in an old Grecian myth. I hated every minute he lived. All times are strange but this is really beyond the pale. Would Quincy Jones like to weigh in?? Always interested!!!”
Marlon Jackson Responds To Dad’s Haters
Joe’s and Katherine’s sixth born child, Marlon Jackson, has always been a man of few words when it comes to speaking to the press. But when he was stopped by paparazzi at the airport recently, he had a message for Jackson haters:
“All I have to say [is] I think of positive things when I think of MY father, so I’m good.”
He was also asked how the family is holding up:
“As best as you’d expect,” Marlon replied. As far as the private memorial a few days ago, “It was great, it was really great.”
Like we said- a man of few words, but y’all get his point: ‘to hell with Joe Jackson’s haters.’ Now, one person who was NOT as short spoken when defending Joe, was Michael Jackson’s son, Prince, whom we applaud for checkin’ the hell outta those flappin’ their gums about his beloved grandpops.
Prince Jackson Curses Out Granpa Joe’s Haters
As we previously reported, one of his recent video vlogs, he addressed the situation in the realest way possible:
How Did The Rumor Start? La Toya Admitted She Lied On Dad
Joe Jackson’s kids made it no secret that their pops was a very stern father. He whipped when they did something wrong and made them rehearse for hours as children, but ALL of them later thanked him for being so tough on them back then. However, there was one Jackson sibling who, for a while, was the bad seed in the bunch- La Toya Jackson.
— La Toya Jackson (@latoyajackson) July 4, 2018
In 1991, La Toya released, “La Toya: Growing Up In The Jackson Family,” a book full of lies and allegations against her family, including Michael and Joe. While promoting her book at that time, she did an interview, claiming sister, Rebbie, “was sexually abused by my father.” Her family immediately stated she was lying.
It wasn’t until 2011, in her second book, “Starting Over,”that La Toya publicly recanted her story and blamed her then (now deceased) husband/manager, Jack Gordon, for forcing her to go on a public rampage with false allegations against her family. She also said Jack brainwashed her, isolated her from her fam,’ and also gave her mind altering drugs:
“He [Jack Gordon] wouldn’t allow me to see them or talk to them at all and if I left him—he threatened to kill Michael and Janet,” says La Toya. “My family knew something was wrong, but they couldn’t know how bad it was because I couldn’t tell them. … I was young then and had a lot of people in my life that didn’t need to be there,” says La Toya. “So l lashed out at my father, both of my parents really, because of things other people said. … My family and Michael knew that that wasn’t really me talking,” La Toya says. … “He wouldn’t allow me to see them or talk to them at all and if I left him—he threatened to kill Michael and Janet,” says La Toya. “My family knew something was wrong, but they couldn’t know how bad it was because I couldn’t tell them.” -via Daily Beast
Good thing La Toya made her wrongs, right with both Michael Jackson and Joe prior to both of their passings.
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