Katherine Jackson, King of Pop Michael Jackson's mother, has been taken away from her three grandchildren, whom she had custody of for three years, CNN reported Thursday. The Jackson children took to Twitter to blast their famous aunts and uncles for keeping them out of touch with their grandmother.
Paris Jackson has become vocal about her family drama on Twitter.
"I'm really angry and hurt," Prince Jackson, Michael Jackson's oldest child, tweeted.
"As long as I can remember my dad had repeatedly warned me of certain people and their ways... If you continue with your lies I will continue with the truth." It was signed "Michael Jackson Jr."
Later he deleted those tweets.
Prince Michael took to Twitter hours after his grandmother was returned to Calabasas, Calif., where she had been taking care of Prince, 15, Paris, 14, and Prince Michael II, 10, who is also known as Blanket.
Katherine Jackson had been granted guardianship ever since her son's death three years ago, but a judge suspended her guardianship on Wednesday after her disappearance, CNN said. According to her lawyers, 82-year-old Katherine was allegedly taken against her will. But custody of the children was not given to the children's aunts or uncles -- their cousin T.J. Jackson, 34, a son of Tito Jackson, has been named the temporary guardian, ABC News reported.
"Although I am happy my grandma was returned, after speaking with her I realized how misguided and how badly she was lied to." Prince Jackson tweeted.
Janet, Jermaine, Randy and Rebbie Jackson all banded together to corral their mother to a spa near Tucson on July 15 and alleged it was under doctor's orders, according to CNN.
Although the Jackson grandchildren are implying that their grandmother was essentially kidnapped, Katherine appeared on ABC News to dispel the rumors.
"There are rumors going around about me that I've been kidnapped and held against my will. I'm today to let everybody know that I'm fine and I'm here with my children and my children would never do a thing like that, hold me against my will. That's very stupid for people to think that."
She continued, "I'm devastated that while I've been away that my children, my grandchildren, have been taken away from me."
Paris Jackson has been avidly airing the Jackson family drama via Twitter, but now older brother Prince has joined in so his voice can be heard, or read, also.
"I have been holding off on backing up my sister and her tweets avidly because I was waiting for the time to reveal my side," Prince Jackson tweeted.
He even tweeted a picture of a group text among family members. He said the shot showed, "a group chat I had started to several family members. This group text message I had started was replied to but they didn't know that I could see the responses. For this whole time, they denied us contact to our grandmother."
It shows Prince texting aunts Rebbie and Janet Jackson, "This is enough so I am texting you for the simple fact that WE DEMAND TO SPEAK TO MY GRANDMA NOW!!!"
The reply to his text, which allegedly comes from Janet Jackson:" "Don't let them pls."
According to CNN, Janet Jackson was allegedly caught on a surveillance camera trying to take Paris' phone out of her hands in Katherine Jackson's driveway.
When Katherine Jackson made the statement that she was fine and had not been kidnapped, she was sitting among her children and reading from a notepad.
And the Jackson grandchildren were not the only ones who were not able to see or speak to Katherine. Marlon Jackson, her son, tweeted that he could not speak to his mother or see her due to "doctor's orders," in a retweet by Paris Jackson.
Marlon Jackson posted on Twitter, "Hello everyone Thank you for your support. I'm tired of not knowing where my mom is. I did speak with her last night but she didn't sound like herself. I was told by Janet, Randy and Jermaine that I could not see my mom. Doctor's order. But I see them on television with her. How come they could not call me so I could be with her as well."
We might just be seeing the tip of the Jackson family drama iceberg.
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