The 87-year-old was undergoing a routine checkup with his primary doctor in Los Angeles last week when he fell ill. TMZ reports that the music manager was having some tests done when he ‘became weak’ and came down with a high fever.
Sources told the website that Jackson saw his doctor on Friday and was immediately hospitalized. He is currently still at the hospital as doctors are still attempting to find a diagnosis. Joe suffered a stroke in Brazil last year where he was treated in a Sao Paulo hospital.
the Albert Einstein hospital said in an e-mailed statement that king of pop’s father was diagnosed with a stroke associated with cardiac arrhythmia.