Dad Blames Mom for Michael Jackson's Death
Joe Jackson unloads on Katherine Jackson in UK tabloid
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 13, 2010 4:50 PM CDT
Michael Jackson walks with his father Joe after a day of testimony in his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, Calif., May 25, 2005.   (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
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(Newser) – As the first anniversary of Michael Jackson's death approaches, his father is honoring his memory by blaming the late entertainer's mother—his wife of 60-plus years—for his death. "In Michael's final months alive I said to her many times that I couldn't get through to him—and that she needed to help her son," he tells the UK tabloid News of the World.

"A child will listen to his mother more than his father—and Michael was a mummy's boy," he continues. "He listened to her."