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Casey Kasem’s wife allegedly prevents family from seeing him

Casey Kasem’s wife allegedly prevents family from seeing him

PROTEST: Friends and family of Casey Kasem at a protest involving Casey Kasem's children, brother and friends who want to see him but have been denied any contact, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP

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Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during Casey Kasem receives the Radio Icon Award at the 2003 Radio Music Awards. AP Photo/Eric Jamison

Members of legendary radio personality Casey Kasem’s family are locked in a bitter feud with each other as the DJ battles Parkinson’s disease, according to a report.

Kasem’s wife Jean has reportedly blocking his three children from visiting their ailing father, according to TMZ.com, and Kerri, Julie and Mike Kasem have not been able to contact the “Scooby-Doo” star for three months.

On Tuesday Kasem’s three children, along with friends and co-workers, protested the alleged lock-out during a camp-out in front of his house.

Kasem’s brother has also joined the protest and tells TMZ.com that Jean has had a strained relationship with her stepkids for years – and that he hasn’t spoken to Jean since his brother married her three decades ago.

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