Michael Jackson’s estate confirms it has limited some relatives’ access to the home shared by the singer’s mother and children in the wake of a family feud that turned into a driveway argument last week.
The estate’s statement released Monday afternoon does not specify which members of Jackson’s family are no longer allowed at the home and says the list is subject to change. The statement says an approved guest list was requested by an attorney for TJ Jackson, the son of Tito Jackson who was appointed temporary guardian of the children last week.
“It is imperative to the estate that from this point forward a safe and appropriate environment be provided for Michael Jackson’s children and his mother,” the statement reads. The children and Katherine Jackson live in a gated community in suburban Calabasas that is more private than the family’s longtime home in Encino, which is on a public street.
The statement was issued in response to an online report by journalist Roland Martin that Jackson’s siblings Randy, Janet and Jermaine have been blocked from visiting the home. The trio was present in a July 23 scuffle that the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is still investigating as a possible battery.
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