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Joe Jackson hospitalized with terminal cancer: at the end stages

Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family, is in the hospital with terminal cancer. He is in the final stages, and it can't be treated.


Emily Treadgold


Joe Jackson is in the hospital with terminal cancer, according to TMZ.

 

His family is with him as he has been battling cancer for a long time, and its now in the end stages. His wife, Katherine, has been at his side and his children and extended family are making their way to the hospital to see him.

 

Its unclear how long he has left, but TMZs sources say his form of cancer cant be treated as he's in the final stages.

I'm glad I was tough, because look what I came out with. I came out with some kids that everybody loved all over the world. And they treated everybody right.

Joe, who is 89-years-old, has battled a slew of different illnesses throughout his life.

 

Jackson is famous for bringing his family into stardom with the Jackson 5 and then taking on the late Michael Jackson's solo career. Though, he got a lot of backlash for his strict parenting.

 

In an interview with Piers Morgan, he said, "I'm glad I was tough, because look what I came out with. I came out with some kids that everybody loved all over the world. And they treated everybody right."

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