01:58 PM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 11/29/2012 07:00PM
Joe Jackson is in the hospital, recovering from a stroke.
Michael Jackson's father, 84, fell ill at around 10 p.m. on Wednesday at his home in Las Vegas, a source tells PEOPLE, explaining, "He was sitting down and then found he couldn't stand up. When he finally was able to, he found himself without balance and falling into the walls."
Experiencing "tightness in his head," Jackson then called a friend and told them something didn't feel right, the source says. The friend then came to Joe's house and took him to the hospital.
Originally posted 08/31/2009 09:00AM
Originally posted 08/17/2009 11:00AM
Joseph Jackson says his son Michael will be finally laid to rest on Aug. 29, on what would have been the King of Pop's 51st birthday.
PEOPLE has confirmed a New York Daily News report that the burial will take place privately at Los Angeles's Forest Lawn Cemetery at 10 that morning, some two months after Michael's June 25 death.
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