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Is That 'Free Willy' In Jermaine Jackson's Pocket?

12/11/2015 9:04am EST
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson had everyone in a "State of Shock," and he couldn't "Blame it on the Boogie." It's unclear if the bulge of the eldest Jacksons brother was a cell phone or, well, you get the drift. However, one thing is clear: "Daddy's Home."

"Let's Get Serious;" Jermaine Jackson is known for his rather unique hairdo that -- mind you -- hasn't changed since the Civil War. The manicured and gelled-down hair usually grabs all the attention, despite his nifty fashion choices.

However, when Jermaine stepped out in Calabasas on Wednesday, it was even less about his tight, black leather pants...

Fashion Fails: Rihanna, Adrien Brody, Solange Knowles, More

3/2/2014 1:03pm EST
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Rihanna is covering up for once, and in a very odd way. She wore this black outfit that had a thick fur bar across her chest. Pretty much the opposite of what she wore to the Crazy Horse Club.

Adrien Brody was a red beacon in the darkness in this shiny three-piece suit. The reflective satin finish was just too much for us.

Solange Knowles is a constant fashion offender, and this white jumper splashed with blue has her lock...

These Celebrity Baby Names Are Just Terrible

6/25/2013 12:21pm EDT
18 Terrible Celebrity Baby Names
Rapper Lil' Kim just welcomed her first child, and of course she had to be creative with her daughter's name. The singer stunned fans with her pregnancy back in February and now she has stunned us again with the moniker Royal Reign.

We wouldn't expect any less from one of the most powerful women in hip hop. She's bold and larger than life. Even though her daughter wasn't royal bred doesn't mean she can't be Royal, right? Just ask Lorde.

Now, before you get all Judgey McJudgerson and claim this to be the worst celebrity baby name of all time, take a look at 16 famous offspring who are wal...

Jermaine Jackson Successfully Changes Last Name To 'Jacksun'

2/23/2013 10:49am EST
Jermaine Jackson, Now Jacksun
A judge has granted Jermaine Jackson, 58, permission to officially change the spelling of his famous last name.
In November, Michael Jackson's older brother filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court, requesting to legally alter his surname to "Jacksun" for "artistic reasons."

Steve Dennis, a friend of the singer, said Jermaine's reasons for the spelling change is purely for performance purposes. "Phonetically, it changes nothing," Dennis told the AP. He added, "It is something he has chosen to do, and it's fair to say that you cannot blame this one on the boogie, you've got to blame it ...

Jermaine Jackson Wants To Change His Last Name To 'Jacksun'

11/8/2012 9:45am EST
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has filed paperwork to legally change his last name. On Tuesday, the singer submitted documents at the Los Angeles County Superior Court to alter one letter in his surname from "Jackson" to "Jacksun."

According to, Jermaine wishes to make the change for "artistic reasons."

A hearing has been scheduled for a judge to consider the former Jackson 5 singer's request.

Jackson is married and has nine children. No word on whether any of them are changing their names.

From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

10/21/2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...

Jermaine Jackson: 'Estate Dispute Should Never Have Gone Public'

8/1/2012 11:47pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson is backing out of a family scheme to take over Michael Jackson's estate and oust its current executors. The singer has had a change of heart and has taken his name off a letter accusing John Branca and John McClain of faking Michael's legal documents before his death in order to control his estate.

"Enough has become enough... After much soul-searching, it is clearly time for us to live by Michael's words about love not war," he tweeted on Wednesday. "In this spirit, I offer this statement by way of extending an olive-branch. Accordingly, I rescind my signature from the le...

Jermaine Jackson: 'We Are One Family And We Will Heal'

7/30/2012 4:19pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has assured fans an alleged feud between his family members has come to an end.

The singer took to the stage at a concert in Saratoga, California, on Friday and ensured devotees the family is working together following a 10-day stand-off surrounding the whereabouts and wellbeing of matriarch Katherine Jackson, 82.

He said, "We are a family... sometimes it seems to get complicated. We're one... the Jackson family is one. We are one family and we will heal, I promise you."

The star's mother, who was in the audience with her late son Michael's children Prince, Paris and ...

Jermaine Jackson Says His Mother Katherine Is 'De-Stressing' At Sister Rebbie's Home

7/23/2012 9:11am EDT
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Jermaine Jackson has dismissed ongoing reports suggesting his mother Katherine is missing, insisting she is "safe and well" at her daughter Rebbie's home in Arizona and staying away from phones and computers in a bid to "de-stress."

A missing persons report is said to have been filed in California on Saturday after members of the Jackson clan were unable to get in touch with the matriarch for a week, and Michael Jackson's daughter Paris took to in a bid to track down her grandmother.

She tweeted, "Yes, my grandmother is missing. I haven't spoken with her in a week... I want h...

Paris Jackson Slams Uncle Randy For Spreading Rumors About Her Grandmother

7/19/2012 8:20am EDT
Paris Jackson
The Jackson family is fighting over a letter that allegedly "leaked" online earlier this week, and Michael's daughter Paris, 14, is particularly annoyed with her Uncle Randy.

In the letter, Randy, Jermaine, Janet, Tito and Rebbie reportedly demand that John Branca and John McClain resign from their positions as the executors of the Michael Jackson Estate.

The Jackson family claim Branca and McClain's actions have resulted in Katherine Jackson becoming so stressed out that she had a mini-stroke.

On Twitter, Randy posted, "We ask that everyone respects that this is a serious matter that wi...

The Jacksons To Tour This Summer

4/4/2012 8:33pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson and his brothers are to hit the road again for a U.S. summer tour.

After almost three decades, the existing members of The Jackson 5 will hit the road in June for a 27-date trek across America, including stops at fabled venues the Greek theater in Los Angeles, the Apollo Theater in New York and Nashville, Tennessee's Ryman Auditorium.

The Unity Tour 2012 will begin in Louisville, Kentucky on June 18 and it will mark the first time Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson have hit the road together since 1984.

A statement from Jermaine reads: "I am so happy and excited t...

Sister Claims Jermaine Jackson Had An Affair With Whitney Houston

3/6/2012 8:40am EST
Jermaine Jackson
La Toya Jackson has confirmed her brother Jermaine briefly romanced Whitney Houston when she was starting out as a singer.

Jermaine Jackson and Houston grew close as they worked together in the studio in the mid-1980s, and Jermaine revealed in his autobiography that he had to put his feelings for the young star to one side for the sake of his marriage.

But now sister La Toya reveals they were more than just feelings.

Appearing on TV show "The Talk" on Monday, she explained, "In all due respect, I think Jermaine wrote that in his book to protect Whitney... He has admitted that they had an...

Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Whitney Houston Tributes

2/12/2012 6:40pm EST
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton and Jermaine Jackson have added their names to the celebrities paying tribute to Whitney Houston, as news continues to circulate about the R&B superstar's death.

The country singer, who wrote Houston's massive hit "I Will Always Love You", released a statement late on Saturday night revealing she was heartbroken.

Parton wrote, "Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston. I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song, and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, 'Whitney, I will always love you...

Jermaine Jackson: 'Dr. Murray Was Motivated By Money'

11/9/2011 8:38am EST
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson is convinced his brother Michael's physician Conrad Murray lost sight of his responsibilities as a doctor while treating the superstar and became completely motivated by money.

Murray was found guilty on a charge of involuntary manslaughter this week after a jury established he caused the King of Pop's death in 2009 by sedating the star with a surgical-strength anesthetic.

Michael's brother Jermaine has now spoken about Murray's trial, revealing he felt "numb" when the guilty verdict was announced on Monday, and insisting the physician lost his way when he began focusin...

Michael Jackson's Family Attend World Premiere Of Cirque Du Soleil Spectacular

10/3/2011 8:04pm EDT
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's family took a break from the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray on Sunday to attend the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil's highly-anticipated King of Pop tribute.

Following his death in 2009, Jackson's estate executors signed a deal with Cirque producers to put on an acrobatic stage spectacular featuring the Thriller hitmaker's songs, and the $60 million Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour kicked off in Montreal, Canada over the weekend.

The pop superstar's older brothers Tito, Jackie and Marlon Jackson were all in attendance at the Bell center, along with their mother Kat...

Eerie Michael Jackson Audio Played In Court As Manslaughter Trial Gets Underway

9/27/2011 7:41pm EDT
Michael Jackson
A recording of an eerie cell phone chat between Michael Jackson and his personal physician was played to jurors as Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial got underway in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Prosecutor David Walgren, Los Angeles' Deputy District Attorney, played the tape during a highly-charged morning in court, during which he also showed showed jurors a photo of Jackson's lifeless body on a gurney.

The King of Pop died of an overdose of anesthetic Propofol and Walgren and his team hope to prove that Murray was the man who administered the fatal injection in June, 2009.


Jermaine Jackson Praises Dad For Keeping The Family Together

9/17/2011 11:00am EDT
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Jermaine Jackson has heaped praise on his father for keeping him and his siblings away from trouble and out of prison.

Joe Jackson has often come under fire for his strictness as the man behind the Jacksons and for the beatings and corporal punishment he used to dish out - but his son insists he was a good father.

The singer says, "We had a raw talent and it was up to my father to cultivate it... and show us how to achieve greatness if we listened and took direction and worked hard.

"Kids were coming over to the house and say can we come out to play, 'No, we have a talent show to do...' ...

Jermaine Jackson Says Michael Missed A Meeting At The World Trade Center On 9/11

9/14/2011 9:00pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has stunned fans of his late brother Michael by sensationally revealing the King of Pop was supposed to be in The World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when hijacked planes were flown into the Twin Towers.

Promoting his new book, "You Are Not Alone: Michael, Through a Brother's Eyes," on TV news show Access Hollywood on Wednesday, Jermaine explained a tired Michael slept through a number of early appointments - and one could have been fatal.

He said, "My mother had stayed up with him all the way until four in the morning and he just slept; he missed his appointments, w...

Jermaine Jackson Plotted Escape For Michael During 2005 Trial

9/11/2011 5:30pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine secretly arranged to fly the star out of the U.S. to Bahrain if he was found guilty of child molestation charges during a 2005 court case - as he feared his sibling "wouldn't survive" jail.

The "Thriller" legend was accused of child molestation in 2003 in relation to teenager Gavin Arvizo. He was charged with seven counts of child sexual abuse and two counts of administering an intoxicating agent in order to commit alleged felonies against Arvizo.

The singer pleaded not guilty and so the case went to trial. It lasted five months, and Jermaine has now ope...

Michael Jackson's Family Planning Another Tribute Concert

7/22/2011 2:16pm EDT
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's family members are organizing another tribute show in memory of the late superstar following a number of failed attempts to bring a commemorative concert to the stage.

The Thriller hit-maker's mother Katherine is working on plans to stage a gig along with the singer's siblings Marlon, Tito, Jackie and La Toya.

The concert, which has been called a "thriller of a show" in a press release from the Jackson family, will benefit charities in both the U.S. and U.K. and more details will be revealed in a press conference in Los Angeles in Monday.

Jermaine Jackson previously ...

Jermaine Jackson Pays Tribute To Michael On Second Anniversary Of HIs Death

6/25/2011 1:00pm EDT
Michael Jackson
Jermaine Jackson paid a touching tribute to his late brother Michael by performing in his honor on Friday.

Jermaine's nostalgic concert at the 12th Indian International Film Awards festivities in Toronto, Canada was held to mark the second anniversary of the King of Pop's death on Saturday.

Taking to the stage in a military-style outfit inspired by his superstar sibling, the former Jackson 5 member sang a medley of Michael's hits, including Scream, Can You Feel It and Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'.

He was later joined by Indian star Sonu Nigam to sing Michael's ballad This Is It, telling t...

Jermaine Jackson Settles Child Support Battle

5/17/2011 12:50pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has settled a child support dispute with his ex-wife Alejandra after handing over $80,000 in overdue payments.

Alejandra Jackson first took the singer to court in 2009 after he failed to pay upkeep for their two children, Jermajesty and Jaffar.

Now, the former Jackson 5 star is putting the legal tussle behind him after agreeing a settlement with Alejandra in April and paying her approximately $80,000, according to court documents filed this week and obtained by

The couple married in 1995 and Jermaine filed for divorce in 2004.

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Jermaine Jackson's Driving License Confiscated

12/3/2010 9:17am EST
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson's driving license has been confiscated over allegations he owes a massive $91,921 in child support payments.

Court documents filed last month by officials at the Los Angeles County Child Support Services Department suggest the former Jackson 5 star won't be allowed back on the road until he pays off the debt in full, reports

In September, the singer told the court he can no longer afford to pay $3,000 a month to support his sons Jaafar and Jermajesty. He asked a judge to cut the costs down to just $215, claiming his ex-wife Alejandra Jackson earns more money th...

Michael Jackson's 'Sisterella' Heading Back To The Stage

10/2/2010 6:29pm EDT
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's pop/rock musical based on the "Cinderella" fairytale is dancing its way back to the Los Angeles stage for a new production next year.

The King of Pop executive produced "Sisterella" when it debuted at the Pasadena Playhouse in 1996, and now his business partner Jerry Greenberg and manager Frank Dileo are reprising the Larry Hart-penned show for another run.

The dance routines in the musical, about a wicked stepmother who tries to steal the fortune her late husband left to his daughter, will be choreographed by original dance instructor Raymond G. del Barrio.

Casting det...

Mom Sues Michael Jackson's Concert Promoter For Fraud & Negligence

9/16/2010 8:56am EDT
Michael jackson
Michael Jackson's mother Katherine is suing the concert promoter behind the late star's ill-fated comeback shows - alleging they failed to ensure the King of Pop's wellbeing.

The Jackson matriarch filed suit on Wednesday against bosses at AEG Live, the company which organized the "Thriller" star's planned London gigs, for fraud and negligence.

In court papers - which Jackson also filed on behalf of her son's three children - she accuses AEG Live chiefs of failing to undertake background checks on Dr. Conrad Murray, who has pleaded not guilty to administering a fatal dose of Propofol to th...

Jermaine Jackson Is Terrified Of The Dark

8/23/2010 8:52am EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson can't sleep with the lights out after a spooky encounter with ghosts at the family's Encino, California, compound left him terrified of the dark.

The singer told all about the Jackson family's haunted history during a recent taping of TV show "Celebrity Ghost Stories," revealing the estate that became his home in 1968 was built on Indian burial grounds and attracted all manner of spirits.

And Jackson was left spooked late one night when two evil ghosts visited him in the bedroom he shared with brother Marlon.

He claims the elderly ghosts picked on him at a time he was ex...

Jermaine Jackson Asks Fans To Forgive Chris Brown

6/29/2010 8:33am EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson was left stunned by Chris Brown's emotional tribute to his brother Michael at the BET Awards on Sunday night, and he's now calling on the R&B star's critics to forgive him for beating up Rihanna.

Brown's career has been in freefall ever since he pleaded guilty to lashing out at Rihanna during a fight last year - radio stations have refused to play his records and the media has slammed his attempts at a comeback - even after countless public apologies online and on TV.

The singer broke down during a rendition of Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" at the BET Awards and the touch...

Jermaine Jackson Defends Father Over Rant

6/28/2010 1:00pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has defended his father Joe after he accused his estranged wife Katherine of failing to step in and help her famous son Michael in the run-up to his death, insisting the comments were taken "out of context."

Joe Jackson blasted his spouse in an interview with British tabloid the News of the World earlier this month, claiming Katherine could have done more to prevent the Thriller hit-maker spiraling into prescription drug addiction before his tragic passing last year. Katherine's lawyers hit back, insisting she did everything she could to help Michael - and Jermaine has ba...

Chris Brown Pays Tribute To Michael Jackson & Cries At BET Awards; See Full List Of Winners, Video & Photos!

6/28/2010 8:40am EDT
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R&B star Chris Brown stole the limelight at the 2010 BET Awards on Sunday night when he performed a showstopping dance tribute to the late Michael Jackson.

The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker was introduced to the stage by Jermaine Jackson to mark the first anniversary of the King of Pop's death.

The young singer showed off his fancy footwork to "The Way You Make Me Feel," "Smooth Criminal" and "Billie Jean" but struggled to complete his tribute segment as tears streamed down his face while trying to sing Jackson classic "Man in the Mirror."

His surprise addition to the show's line-up came a year a...

Jermaine Jackson Plans A New Michael Jackson Tribute

3/8/2010 8:00pm EST
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson is planning a Michael Jackson tribute concert in London this summer, to mark the anniversary of the King of Pop's death.

Previous plans to honor Jackson in Vienna, Austria were shelved last year, but Jermaine hasn't given up hope, and he's booked London's Wembley Arena for a star-studded performance on June 8th. The show will be called Tribute By Jermaine, and will be filmed for a future DVD release

Jermaine tells, "The best way and most suitable way is to assemble the world's largest tribute in history that is only fitting to a man who moved the heart...