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Michael Jackson’s Father Joe Jackson Passes Away at 89

Joe Jackson, who had been estranged from much of his family, was reportedly suffering from cancer.

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Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, CNN reported on Wednesday, 27 June.

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Jackson, who lived in Las Vegas and had been estranged from much of his family, had been suffering from cancer, according to media reports.

TMZ.com first reported the news. Both TMZ and CNN cited a an unnamed source close to the family.

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