He was forced to skip out on the rest of his bash and was rushed to Albert Einstein Hospital where he was placed in intensive care.
While hospitalized, he also suffered three heart attacks, and at one point, his heart even stopped for ten seconds!
But now the Jackson 5 founder is back in action AND back in the States! The 87-year-old was spotted being pushed around in a wheelchair at LAX on Tuesday morning.
Janet Jacksonand her family have issued a statement the same day to express their gratitude towards all the doctors who tended to their patriarch in Sao Paulo, saying they are incredibly thankful "for their world-class expertise and professionalism."
That wasn't all! The Jackson family also wanted to thank the citizens of Brazil as well:
Janet Jackson, who postponed production on her Unbreakable tour, has stood vigil by her father's beside since the incident. When the patriarch is well enough to fly, he'll travel with Janet to Los Angeles where he'll recover for the long term.
On Tuesday, it was revealed that Janet Jacksonwill put production of her Unbreakable world tour on hold to be by Joe Jackson's beside as he recovers from a stroke. Jackson sadly suffered the medical emergency in Brazil while celebrating his 87th birthday.
According to a source, the 49-year-old will stay with Joe until he stabilizes. Considering Janet's tour kicks off August 31, the singer has at least a month to help her father during this harrowing time.
We hope JJ gets back on his feet sooner than later so the legend can get back to doing what she does best — performing!