Jackson family feud: If you can't beat it, Tweet it
July 26, 2012 | 12:14pm
Katherine Jackson might be back in Los Angeles, but it appears her family’s puzzling feud will continue to play out in the public eye.
Two of Michael Jackson's children -- Paris and Prince Michael -- have been tweeting various allegations and concerns about their grandmother, who had been reported missing over the weekend.
Other family members, including Jermaine and Randy Jackson, Michael's brothers, have also used Twitter to advance their positions, turning the drama into a very public fight.
The backdrop for the discord appears to be a widening family rift over who should control Michael Jackson's legacy and assets. On July 17, two days after their mother left L.A., Rebbie, Janet, Jermaine and Randy Jackson signed a letter demanding the resignation of the two men who oversee business affairs for their late brother's estate.
The letter accused the trustees -- music industry veterans John Branca and John McClain -- of a host of misdeeds, including faking the will that gave them their powers, lying to Katherine Jackson and covering up the real cause of the star's 2009 death.
Photo: The three children of the late pop icon Michael Jackson immortalized their father in a hand and footprint casting ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in January. Credit: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times.
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