Joe Jackson out of intensive care

Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson is reportedly out of intensive care after suffering a stroke and three heart attacks.

He was admitted to Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo over the last weekend after suffering three heart attacks as well as a suspected stroke.

But according to, Joe is “regaining his motor skills and starting to walk with assistance”.

Following the health scare, his daughter Janet called a halt to her rehearsals for The Unbreakable World Tour to be by her sick father’s bedside.

The “No sleep” hitmaker took a private jet to Brazil and Joe is expected to fly back to the US with his daughter once he is up to it.

Joe, who suffers from diabetes, has had three previous strokes. His last was a mild stroke in November 2012, when he was placed under observation at a Las Vegas hospital after complaining of pains in his head and difficulty standing.

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