Jackson 5 patriarch Joe Jackson dead at 89 - reports

Jackson 5 patriarch Joe Jackson dead at 89 - reports


Los Angeles - Joe Jackson, the father of Michael Jackson and who created the Jackson 5 music family with iron will, died Wednesday, reports said. He was 89.

Entertainment site TMZ said that Jackson died on Wednesday after a battle with cancer.

Representatives for family members did not immediately respond to requests for comment, but Jackson himself hinted at his impending death in a tweet two days ago.

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