Jermaine Jackson: El libro que escribió y nunca publicó
LEELA de KRETSERI
Posted: 12:00 AM, March 5, 2006
Michael Jackson’s big brother Jermaine tried to use the King of Pop’s kid-sex trial to shop a tell-all book that dished ugly dirt about his brother – and said Jermaine didn’t know if Michael was guilty or not of child molestation.
Jermaine, 51, described creepy encounters between Michael, 47, and children, but failed to get the book, “Legacy: Surviving the Best and the Worst,” published, sources said.
Jermaine wrote: “I don’t want to tell you my brother’s innocent. I am not certain that he is.”
In the badly written proposal – a copy of which was seen by The Post – Jermaine waxes lyrical on all aspects of Michael’s life, including how the family has always been suspicious of the singer’s feelings for boys.
Jermaine revealed that the family first encountered those suspicions when another Jackson brother, Tito, lost his ex-wife, leaving their three children without a mother.
“I remember Michael sitting on the bed with Tito’s boys – Taj, T.J. and Terrell, crying and holding them,” Jermaine writes.
“He held them in an almost uncomfortable manner that I will discuss openly and honestly [in the book]. The entire house was shaken.”
Jermaine also says that he suspects that his younger brother may have been a victim of sexual abuse by their dad, Joseph.
“There were times when Joseph and some of these men he’d describe as “very important business people,” would meet late at night in our hotel suite with Michael, and Michael alone,” Jermaine writes.
“I always felt something was wrong with that and Michael would always be sick for days after these “meetings.”
The superstar singer’s fatherhood was also called into question in the book proposal that sources say was sent to several publishers.
HarperCollins and St. Marks, sources said, passed on the book because Jermaine refused to say his brother was guilty in the child-molesting case in which he was acquitted last year.
Jermaine says Michael’s ex-wife Debbie Rowe was artificially inseminated by a “sperm donor” in order to have his oldest two children Prince Michael and Paris.
“He picked the sperm donor by using information provided by a sperm bank,” Jermaine writes.
“Now, who can do that? Michael Jackson, that’s who, my brother. What power, what following. Yes, he’s eccentric. Yes, he has a thing for young children.”
Jermaine said he suspects Wacko Jacko’s drug use may have left him unable to remember what he did to young children.
“The Demerol, the Vicodin, the Percocet, Doeine, the cocaine, the Jack Daniels, the wine. Does he really know what he does with these kids?” Jermaine writes.