Joe Jackson, the father of the late “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, has reportedly suffered a stroke while celebrating his 87th birthday.
He was reportedly admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday afternoon.
According to the BBC, a statement from the hospital also said he was suffering from an irregular heartbeat.
He was in the country to celebrate his birthday and was supposed to attend a party in his honor on Sunday, but local media reports he was unable to attend because of his hospitalization.
His official Twitter account said on Monday:
On Sunday, his daughter, Janet, tweeted:
Wishing my Father, @Joe5Jackson a Happy Birthday. I want to tell the world, I love and honor you.— Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) July 26, 2015
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