Joe Jackson is dead aged 89

Joe Jackson

Earlier this week, Jackson was hospitalized in the "final stages of terminal cancer". Sources close to the Jackson family patriarch stated he was getting weaker as days progressed and were preparing for a farewell.

Despite reports that Jackson's family was prohibited from seeing him, TMZ reported that his loved ones - including his children and his grandchildren - had been going to the hospital to spend time with him before his passing.

Joe's health problems date back years and Joe's medical history includes a stroke and heart attack in 2015.

The Jackson family was often riven by legal battles, jealousies, money disputes, Joe's philandering and allegations of child molestation against Michael, as well as Michael's eccentric lifestyle.

"I have seen more sunsets than I have left to see".

He referenced that toughness recently when he shared some advice for grandson Blanket Jackson in a heartfelt video: "Be like me: Be tough, in a good way, and you'll live a long time".

Joe Jackson - the patriarch of the Jackson family - has died.

Joe Jackson is survived by his estranged wife, Katherine, and their children Maureen, 68, Jackie, 67, Tito, 64, Jermaine, 63, La Toya, 62, Marlon, 61, Randy, 56, and Janet, 52, People noted.

Daughter La Toya Jackson honored her late father with a tweet.

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A father of 11, Jackson was famous for creating the Jackson Five, made up of his sons Jermaine, Marlon, Tito, Jackie and Michael. Janet Jackson said her father only beat her once, but that they had a distant relationship.

"I don't [regret the beatings]", he told her.

Even amid all that talent, the Jackson 5 stood out.

His granddaughter, Paris Jackson, subsequently assured fans that Joe never used the account or posted the tweet.

Jackson eventually moved the family out to California where opened his own record label, Ivory Tower International Records. Joe is very weak and getting significantly weaker. His wife Katherine filed for divorce twice during their marriage but never went through with the separation.

Joe agreed to it but, far from apologising, he said his methods made his kids successful and kept them out of jail.

That all came to a head after a 1993 interview in which a visibly frightened Michael Jackson told Oprah Winfrey that he had lived in fear of his father for his entire life.

He later said that he was glad he was tough because he ended up with children "everybody loved all over the world".

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