Janet, Randy And Rebbie Jackson Claim Challenging MJ's Will Isn't About Money
Michael Jackson’s siblings attempting to challenge his will have dwindled from five-to-three in recent weeks, but those who remain are vowing to fight on. In a statement released via their attorney yesterday, Janet, Randy and Rebbie said they want to “carry out the wishes” of Michael, and in their estimation, those wishes would involve overthrowing the executors of his estate who they claim are mismanaging the singer’s assets.
Since their pop star brother passed, his estate has turned a lucrative profit of almost five hundred million dollars thanks to royalties and earnings from his vast catalog of music. Rumors have also abounded that the executors have continually denied several of the Jackson family members who have asked for money for various reasons. If you take it from Janet and company, however, none of it is about money.
Here’s part of the statement courtesy of USA Today…
"It is important to stress that Janet, Randy and Rebbie have questioned the validity of the will with no financial motive whatsoever - they stand to gain nothing financially by a finding that the will is invalid. What will be gained ... is that the executors will be replaced and the estate and the guardianship will be managed in a manner that is in the best interests of the children,"
It seems odd that Janet, Randy and Rebbie would think they, not Michael’s guardians, have a better idea of how his estate is being managed and what would best benefit the children, but then again, its not like the Jackson family has been full of logic over the past few weeks. We’ll keep you updated as this mess continues to unfold.