Joe Jackson was hospitalised following a stroke on his 87th birthday on Saturday. According to Us Weekly magazine, Janet Jackson placed her world tour preparations on hold and took a private jet to Sao Paulo, Brazil to be with him until his condition is stable.
On Monday the Grammy-award-winning musician took to his website to inform fans that he would ”be able to make a quick recovery and travel back home soon”.
He wrote: ”To my family, friends, acquaintances and fans all over the world. I want to thank you all for your prayers, unwavering support and kind well wishes during these trying times. Through God’s intervention the wonderful Doctors, Nurses and caretakers at the Albert Einstein Sao Paulo hospital have taken great care of me. God willing, I should be able to make a quick recovery and travel back home soon. Thank you all once again for your prayers and support.”
Jackson’s The Unbreakable World Tour begins in Vancouver on Aug 31.
Source: Times Live