Joe Jackson, evil patriarch of the Jackson family, dead at 89

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  1. Snarky's Ghost

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    Joe Jackson, the father and longtime manager of pop icons The Jackson 5, has died at 89.

    He passed away Wednesday in Los Angeles at around 3:30 a.m., TMZ reported.

    He was hospitalized earlier this month with terminal cancer.

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    My sympathy to his family. :rip:

    Music would be different if it wasn't for this man and what his family has contributed to it. Especially his son Michael has inspired so many other artists who came after him and also the Jackson 5 which was one of the first boybands.
     
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    My sympathy for what this man put his family through.
     
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    I don't get it. He allegedly beat his family and even allegedly molested them, but they still adored him. Huh?
     
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    LaToya recanted to stay in the will. Now that's love.
     
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    So... Joe Jackson is dead.

    Good.

    Stockholm Syndrome. They don't know anything but Joe's "fatherly" touch.
     
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    I could have sworn that MJ said he molested him, too.
     
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    I do like the outfit La Toya wore at his wake, so subtle, so feminine and yet so classy:

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