Joe Jackson Opens Up About Terminal Cancer Battle In A Touching Post: 'The Sun Sets When The Time Comes'

Date June 25, 2018 13:30

It’s a devastating news for the Jackson family and their fans. Joe Jackson, the father of Michael and other famous siblings, has been recently hospitalized with stage four pancreatic cancer.


The 88-year-old has been struck with the condition for months. And now, everybody fears he has only a few days left to live, as the patriarch even took to social media platforms to say goodbye to his admirers in a touching message:

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As Joe’s family tried to be by his bedside, they were barred from visiting him and could not gain any medical information about his health condition. For days, they didn't know what was going on. As the talent manager’s son Jermaine said:

No one knew what was going on - we shouldn't have to beg, plead, and argue to see our own father, especially at a time like this.

Finally, Joe’s children, grandchildren, and wife were granted access to him. Reportedly, it was Jackson himself who made instructions of not allowing any visitors to see him, but no one knows the reason why.



Joe has suffered from dementia and strokes in recent years. His heartfelt message on Twitter melted people’s hearts who rushed to the platform to share their support and love as well as show that they are really proud of what Joe has accomplished in his life.

For however long he has left, his family is intended to be with him.

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