(SL) – Michael Jackson’s father is reportedly in the hospital with terminal cancer. TMZ says Joe Jackson has been suffering for some time, but the cancer is in its final stages.
The website adds that his wife, Katherine, is at his bedside, and his children and grandchildren are also visiting. It is unclear which hospital he is at.
The 89-year-old is known as the man behind the Jackson 5, which launched the King of Pop’s musical career.