Friday, May 24, 2024

Jermaine Jackson on His Father’s Condition: Mini-Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, “Not as Bad as We Feared”


Jermaine Jackson took to Twitter tonight to give an update on his father’s condition and to thank the nurses and doctors in Sao Paolo for saving his life. Joseph Jackson remains hospitalized following a stroke and heart attack on his 87th birthday. Too much celebrating, Joe. Say it ain’t so!


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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