Everything just got crazy.
Attorneys for Katherine Jackson released a statement this morning apparently confirming that her children Jermaine, Randy, and Janet "ambushed" her grandchildren, Paris, Prince, and Blanket, on Monday by blasting through Katherine's home's security gates on the heels of an SUV containing the grandchildren. According to the statement, the adults then attempted to "aggressively" remove Paris, Prince, and Blanket's cell phones from them, as part of a plan to keep the Michael's children separated from their grandmother.
Also, apparently some of the Jacksons have been conspiring for three years to kidnap Katherine.
Here's the full statement, posted on Radar Online:
Yesterday afternoon certain Jackson family members ambushed Katherine Jackson's home after their vehicle tore through security gates on the tails of the SUV containing Michael Jackson's children. After exiting their vehicles, Jackson family members ran up to Michael's children as they yelled and began to aggressively grab at the cell phones in their hands. Out of concern for the wellbeing [sic] of Prince, Paris, and Blanket Jackson, the children were forced to temporarily leave their home and taken to a safe location. An altercation ensued shortly thereafter and law enforcement arrived at the scene.
Following the incident, it was learned that one of the family members who was part of the ambush admitted that a plan has been in place for the last three years to remove Katherine Jackson from her home and her beloved grandchildren. Prince, Paris, and Blanket Jackson have not heard from their grandmother since she left their home nine days ago to attend a series of her sons' concerts on their Unity Tour. She never made the shows. Despite efforts to interview Katherine Jackson at her current location in Arizona yesterday, Los Angeles County Sheriffs confirmed that they were denied access to Mrs. Jackson by security for one of her children.
TMZ has gotten hold of some security camera footage it claims shows Janet Jackson making a few swipes at Paris' phone in the driveway before everyone moves inside the house. Jump to 1:43 for the scene.
It was reported Monday that police were called to Katherine Jackson's home in Calabasas, California after a physical altercation erupted between two family members, though no arrests were made.
Radar reports that Katherine's children made the life-threatening decision to separate teenagers from their cell phones because they wanted Paris to stop tweeting private information about the family, like whether or not some members had been kidnapped by other members.
On Sunday, Paris tweeted that her grandmother was missing. Jermaine posted a response stating that Katherine was merely "resting" in Arizona, and had temporarily cut-off contact with her grandchildren currently under her care.
CNN reports that Paris posted a tweet (now deleted) around the time the incident occurred stating "gotta love fam." because #YOLO.
On Monday, Paris retweeted a message from her cousin TJ (son of Tito Jackson) reading "I know it's completely unfair for them to do this to you and your brothers. We will keep trying. I love you." TJ's tweet was in response to one from Paris about being cut-off from her grandmother. She posted another update this morning vowing to "make whoever did this pay."
TMZ is now reporting that the executors of Michael Jackson's will are preparing to go to court to seek guardianship of his three children, since their legal guardian, Katherine, has been moved to Arizona, leaving them, in effect, unprotected.
Neither Michael's father nor any of his siblings were included in his will.