Paris Jackson Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt
Paris Jackson, Michael Jackson’s 15-year-old daughter, was rushed to the hospital early this morning after attempting to take her own life, TMZ reports.
Th girl reportedly slit her wrists, thought TMZ says the caller was unsure if she had overdosed on a controlled substance. Jackson was taken from her family’s home at 2 A.M. Our thoughts are with Paris and her family in this difficult time.
UPDATE: Debbie Rowe, Paris’ biological mother, confirmed for Entertainment Tonight that she did in fact attempt suicide. The girl had had “a lot going on lately”, including the upcoming four-year anniversary of her father’s death. According to ET, a source close to the family said the girl’s actions were precipitated by not being allowed to go to a Marilyn Manson concert. The 911 dispatch call said Paris took 20 Motrin and cut her wrists with a kitchen knife.
Jackson family matriarch Katherine released the following statement:
“Being a sensitive 15 year old is difficult no matter who you are. It is especially difficult when you lose the person closest to you. Paris is physically fine and is getting appropriate medical attention. Please respect her privacy and the family’s privacy.”