No wonder Janet Jackson is constantly putting out shitty music and whoring herself out on every talk show. Homegirl has to pay those bills! She has the entire Jackson family on her shoulders. According to a new report in the New York Post, Janet is the only Jackson family member that’s actually doing well on her own. Marlon works at a Vons and lives in a hotel. Jackie, Jermaine and Randy still live with their parents. And Jacko….well you know about him. Let’s catch up with them…shall we?
Joseph Jackson, 79 and Katherine Jackson, 77
Dad hustles various girl groups in Las Vegas. Mom is still a stay-at-home housewife and the only family member in contact with Michael. Both have previously filed for bankruptcy
Janet Jackson, 41
The current family breadwinner. She bought her mom a Vegas home in anticipation of losing the family’s mansion, Hayvenhurst, to foreclosure. Like their Neverland colleagues, workers at Hayvenhurst have not been paid for months.
La Toya Jackson, 52
Family turncoat who declared Michael guilty during the 1993 molestation case, she earns a living mostly in Europe and in the UAE judging beauty and singing contests. She lives with a wealthy boyfriend in Beverly Hills and has little contact with her siblings.
Rebbie Jackson, 57
The oldest, she’s married to successful businessman Nathaniel Brown.
Tito Jackson, 55
Formed a blues band several years ago and plays at small venues for $500 to $1,500 a gig.
Michael Jackson, 49
On the verge of losing Neverland ranch as well as the family’s Encino, Calif., home. He’s hiding out in Las Vegas and repeatedly makes promises to his brothers while sabotaging any attempts by them to ply their musical trade.
Randy Jackson, 46
Does odd jobs like changing tires to support himself. He was Michael’s business manager during the 2005 molestation trial but ran into serious problems with friends after he persuaded three people to take out lines of credits against their homes to help Michael pay his attorney fees and Michael stiffed them.
Marlon Jackson, 51
Lives in San Diego, where he works stocking groceries at a Vons supermarket. He fell on hard times three years ago when he was forced to leave his foreclosed home and move into an Extended Stay America hotel with his wife, Carol.
Jackie Jackson, 56
The oldest son started an Internet clothing business and is trying to produce records by his sons. Nothing has panned out.
Jermaine Jackson, 54
Splits time between the parents’ Hayvenhurst mansion and his girlfriend’s home in the San Fernando Valley. With more than $5 million in federal, state and other liens against him and a 1995 bankruptcy filing, he doesn’t work or have a regular income.
Come on people! It’s time to get back to work. Dancing with the Stars, The Surreal Life, Celebrity Fit Club could use your D-list names! Hell, they should brush off their afro wigs and do a reunion tour in Europe. They don’t need Jacko for that! LaToya can take Jacko’s place and no one will ever know. Janet needs a break! You know that every time she sees one of her brothers or sisters name come up on her caller id she tells Troll Dupri, “Fuck! Tell them I’m taking a shit!”