Joe Jackson suffers stroke

Photo credit: magicinfoto / Shutterstock.com
Photo credit: magicinfoto / Shutterstock.com

Joe Jackson, the father of Michael and Janet Jackson, suffered a stroke this past weekend. Members of the Jackson family have confirmed that Jackson was in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and woke up on Sunday dizzy and blind.

Jackson has a history of diabetes and was in Brazil celebrating his 87th birthday. He is currently undergoing tests to determine whether or not he should return to the United States for further treatment.

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