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Katherine Jackson has spoken out for the first time since she abruptly left her home in California for a supposedly doctor-recommended vacation in Arizona.

Considering the 82-year old mother of Michael Jackson, and legal guardian of his three kids, did not speak to her grandchildren during her time away, there’s been talk that Katherine was taken/held against her will.

But she claims that wasn’t the case.

Katherine Jackson on ABC News

“There are rumors going around about me that I have been kidnapped,” Jackson told ABC News. “I am here today to let everybody to know that I am good and fine. My children would never do anything to me like that.”

But would they? Perhaps if they were upset over MJ’s will and hoping to use Katherine to challenge its authenticity?

Why did Katherine leave three young kids at home without supervision? Reading from a script and sounding confused, she said she just needed a “short vacation,” adding: “One reason I didn’t call is I just gave up my phone and I didn’t want to have any phone calls while I was here.”

So… she simply abandoned 14-year old Paris Jackson and her two siblings? It’s a VERY odd, likely very sordid situation.

“I am devastated that while I’ve been away, my grandchildren have been taken away from me, and I’m coming home,” Katherine concluded.

In the meantime, TJ Jackson has been named temporary guardian of Paris, Prince and Blanket.