“Joe was not in Michael’s will and his estate won’t pay any of the expenses,” a source told RadarOnline.com.
Before his death in 2009, the King of Pop famously feuded with his emotionally and physically abusive father .
According to the source, Joe’s longsuffering wife, Katherine, and their son Jermaine and daughter LaToya want a big funeral, but some of Joe’s other kids refuse to foot the bill.
“They’ve asked and the answer is no, so that means no funeral costs will be covered for Joe,” said the source, noting similar expenses would only be paid for Katherine, 88, and Michael’s children — Prince, 21, Paris, 20, and 16-year-old Blanket.
“Katherine herself can’t afford to pay for a huge, elaborate funeral,” said the source. “They are all are fighting over who will come, so now Joe’s funeral is most likely going to be small and quiet because the family has to foot the bill.”
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Added the source: “The family is divided.”
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