Joe Jackson, father of the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, has been hospitalized in Los Angeles.

New reports claim the 87-year-old was admitted after a Doctor’s check-up.

A source close to the family told TMZ that the father of 11, has been ill since the past weekend and decided to see his doctor over an undiagnosed ailment.

The source said: “He wasn’t feeling well over the weekend and last week and he was very sick, so they made an appointment for him to see his doctor and the doctor admitted him to the hospital.” “They couldn’t really pinpoint what was wrong with him. He had an extremely high fever.”

It could be recalled that Joe Jackson who leads a flashy and lavish lifestyle suffered a stroke while celebrating his 87th birthday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in July 2015, after allegedly swallowing viagra pills.