I don’t know how true this story is. According to a report on EURweb.com, Janet Jackson’s husband has cut off her brothers financially. Janet has been known to bail her older brothers out of financial difficulties in the past.
“Janet had to change her phone number so that her mom, Katherine, was the only family member with direct access to her,” a source told The National Enquirer. “But now Janet’s brothers try to get to her through their mom.”
Janet married Middle Eastern multi-millionaire Wissam Al Mana in a secret ceremony in February. But now that she is entitled to his money he wants to keep his cash out of her brothers’ hands.
Janet was 5 when her brothers earned worldwide fame as the Jackson 5. The original members include Jackie, 62, Tito, 59, Jermaine, 58, and Marlon, 56. Younger brother Randy, 51, joined the group in 1975.
“He wants Janet to cut off her family and he supports her decision one hundred percent,” said the insider. According to a published report, Janet has converted to the Muslim religion.
“They’ve asked Janet to help them with everything from late child-support payments to home foreclosures and tax liens,” the source said. “But now she’s drawn a line and let them know enough is enough.”
On the other hand, Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, could possibly win $40 billion in the wrongful death suit against concert promoter AEG Live. She accused the company of not properly investigating and supervising the physician hired to take care of Michael in conjunction with the singer’s ill-fated “This Is It” comeback tour.
“If Katherine collects just a small portion of that claim against AEG, there’s no doubt her sons will be lined up at her doorstep with their hands out,” the source says. “But the good news is a windfall for Katherine will take some of the pressure off of Janet.”