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Jermaine Jackson, brother of late pop singer Michael Jackson, said on Sunday that his mother, Katherine, was not missing as other relatives reported to authorities this weekend, but resting with Rebbie in Arizona on “doctor’s advice.”

If you missed any of this developing story read  Is Katherine Jackson, Mother Of Acclaimed Jackson Family Missing?

Katherine Jackson, 82, was reported missing by relatives on Saturday and her granddaughter Paris also posted on Twitter, “yes, my grandmother is missing. i haven’t spoken with her in a week i want her home now.”

The missing persons report was filed by Ribera Law Firm “out of concern for Mrs. Jackson’s well-being and in an effort to ensure her being safely reunited with her grandchildren as soon as possible,” lawyer Sandra L. Ribera said to press yesterday.

Jermaine Jackson put out a statement on Twitter on Sunday saying Katherine was “safe and well” and with her daughter Rebbie. Here is what he said:

“This incredulous claim was made for reasons best known to the adults who filed it. But it seems no accident that it comes after we, the sons and daughters, put in place caretaking for our own mother, taking her to Arizona in line with doctor’s advice following a check-up,Furthermore, it dismays me that such an alarmist ‘missing person’ report has caused unnecessary anxiety among Michael’s children who will understandably react to what they misunderstand, hear or are told.No-one is being ‘blocked’ from speaking with mother. She is merely an 82-year-old woman following doctor’s orders to rest up and destress, away from phones and computers.”

Oh dear.. thi has been avery busy week for the Jackson family. The brothers are currently on a sold out tour called “The Unity Tour”. Paris is in a new film arguing with Uncle Randy and rmored to have uspset Aunt Janet. You can read about these dilemmas in the story  from earlier this week titled: “Does Janet Jackson Have Right To Be ‘Furious’ Over Niece Paris Acting In New Film?

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