Joe Jackson Suffers Stroke in Brazil

Joe Jackson Hospitalized After Stroke
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Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family and the late Michael Jackson’s father, has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke in Brazil, the Associated Press reports.

Jackson is in intensive care and also experiencing an irregular heartbeat after being admitted to the hospital Sunday afternoon, Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital said in a statement to AP.

Jackson is in Brazil in part to celebrate his 87th birthday, which was on Sunday.

The talent manager, who suffers from diabetes, woke up feeling dizzy and without vision on Sunday, TMZ reports. He has allegedly had three other strokes, with the most recent occurring in 2012.

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    1. kbandbeast2 says:

      Reblogged this on kbandbeast2 and commented:
      I am praying for him

    2. rob says:

      Let me see, celebrating his 87th birthday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, guess he isn’t the pauper he professed to be. Greedy creep was just trying to grab his dead sons money. I don’t wish him ill I just don’t like him.

    3. maria says:

      My best wishing for a speed recovery

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