The world is aware of pop star Michael Jackson and his well-known siblings, however not a lot is thought about his “secret” half-sister Joh’Vonnie Jackson.
Joh’Vonnie, who’s the daughter of Joe Jackson and his longtime lover Cheryle Terrell, has shared her heartbreak at being shunned by the Jackson household for many of her life.
Michael Jackson’s father Joe and mom Katherine have six sons — Michael, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy — and three daughters — Rebbie, La Toya and Janet.
In an interview with Every day Mail TV, the 43-year-old Los Vegas resident claimed, “I used to be very conscious that I used to be within the Jackson household rising up, I noticed them on TV, I listened to their music. However I used to be hidden away, saved secret for years, not in a position to develop into a part of that household. It was hurtful.”
Though Joe Jackson’s secret daughter was ultimately revealed to the remainder of the household, she felt “rejected” by the household.
Joh’Vonnie defined, “I’ve met each single final one among them, however for some motive, there has at all times been one thing stopping them from accepting me, from being near me.”
“In fact once I was round them there was a present of affection, however as soon as I used to be gone there was no telephone calls asking how I am doing or how is my daughter doing, it is upsetting, actually hurtful and I nonetheless really feel rejected”
She went on to disclose how the Jacksons reacted to her mom Terrell’s passing away in 2014. She claimed to the outlet, “Even when my mom died in 2014 the primary one who referred to as me was their mom Katherine, the one sibling to name was Rebbie, she’s the one one who actually cares.
“I later mentioned to my brother Jermaine, ‘my mom died,’ he began stuttering and mentioned, “I used to be gonna name.” It was a get up name, it let me know my place within the household. So far as I am involved they will all kiss my a**.”
The half-sister of the Jackson household additionally went on to disclose that she met older brother Michael in 2003 at his Neverland ranch, nevertheless it wasn’t a gathering she had hoped for.
She recalled the Thriller hitmaker being “chilly” in direction of her. “It was an enormous second for me. However Michael was taking a look at me and appeared chilly and standoffish, he simply mentioned hello after which he noticed my daughter Yasmine, and he was simply fascinated along with her, in awe,” Joh’Vonnie was quoted as saying.
“He mentioned ‘Hello Jasmine’ and I mentioned, ‘No, Michael, her identify is Yasmine with a Y,’ I needed to appropriate him. He mentioned “okay, Yasmine with a Y,” after which that was it.”
The Beat It singer did not even shook her hand, claimed Joh’Vonnie. “He by no means acknowledged that I used to be his sister, there was no hug or kiss, not even a handshake, no bodily contact in any respect.”
“I wished to embrace him, I believed that he would wanna go someplace quiet and sit and discuss with me and ask me about my life and get to know me just a little higher. It was very hurtful, he wasn’t in any respect.”
The 43-year-old has additionally launched a e book titled Bastard Baby whereby she has shared sincere particulars of her sophisticated historical past with the Jackson household.