updated 07/25/2012 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 07/25/2012 AT 3:05 PM ET
Michael Jackson’s nephew TJ Jackson – the son of Tito – was named temporary guardian of the late singer’s three children Wednesday amid allegations family matriarch Katherine is being held against her will.
“This is not a power play by TJ Jackson,” L.A. Superior Court Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff said at an emergency hearing. “This is based on the allegation that Katherine Jackson is being prevented from acting as guardian.”
The hearing is the latest dramatic development in the recent family crisis enveloping the famous musical clan.