Joe Jackson health update:
Joe Jackson has just undergone pacemaker heart surgery after Joe Jackson suffered 3 heart attacks. TMZ reports that Jackson’s publicist reveals Joe’s blindness was the result of an artery bursting behind his eye, which triggered the stroke.
It has also been revealed that Joe’s heart stopped beating for 10 seconds, but he was revived. Joe just had a pacemaker inserted and doctors are now waiting to see if it stabilizes him. Joe’s family wants him flown back to the U.S. for further treatment, but at this time it is too dangerous for the 87-year-old’s health.
Joe Jackson has been hospitalized in Brazil after suffering a stroke according to a Monday, July 27 report from MSN. An emailed statement was released early Monday from the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo says confirms Jackson was admitted to the hospital Sunday afternoon.
The father of the late King of Pop singer Michael Jackson has been placed in the intensive care unit and is suffering from an irregular heartbeat. Joe Jackson was visiting Brazil to attend an 87th birthday party that was held in his honor. Jackson ended up missing his birthday festivities after he was taken to a local hospital suffering stroke-like symptoms, including dizziness and temporary blindness.
No news has been released at this time concerning Jackson’s status, or prognosis. Joe Jackson’s condition will be updated as details are released. Joe Jackson is best known as a talent manager and the father of the Jackson family of entertainers which includes music superstars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson.
Joe Jackson has been reported to have had a volatile relationship with his famous children during their childhood. In the late 1980s onward, Joe Jackson’s name was blasted by the media with stories told by his children that he was heavily abusive towards them.
Michael Jackson revealed that from a young age he was physically and emotionally abused by his father, enduring incessant rehearsals, whippings and name-calling, but also admitting that his father’s strict discipline played a large part in his success.
Joe and Katherine Jackson have continued to deny allegations of abuse. Both Joe and Katherine has said that whilst the whippings may be viewed as abuse by current generations, such methods were normal ways to discipline children for misbehavior in those days. Other siblings, notably Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon, have also denied that their father is abusive.
Prior to the medical emergency, Janet tweeted, “Wishing my Father, @Joe5Jackson a Happy Birthday. I want to tell the world, I love and honor you.” It is not known at this times as to whether or not any of Joe Jackson’s famous children have traveled to be by their father’s side. Story developing..