Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris Hospitalized after ‘Suicide Attempt’

Paris Jackson was rushed to hospital on Wednesday morning after a reported suicide bid.

Wednesday saw reports that Michael Jackson’s daughter was hospitalized after she tried to commit suicide. Photo: Kaykay_musicislife/Flickr

Paris’ mother Debbie Rowe has confirmed the rumors to reporters and said the 15-year-old is currently at a Los Angeles hospital.

A lawyer for Katherine Jackson, Paris’ grandmother, suggested that the teen still can’t come to terms with the loss of her father Michael Jackson, who passed away four years ago.

“Being a sensitive 15-year-old is difficult no matter who you are,” Perry Sanders said in a statement to the media.

“It is especially difficult when you lose the person closest to you. Paris is physically fine and is getting appropriate medical attention,” Mr Sanders added.

A family lawyer Eric George told reporters: “We appreciate everyone’s thoughts for Paris at this time and their respect for the family’s privacy.”

According to rumors, the teen was conveyed to the hospital via ambulance at approximately 2 a.m. after police responded to a 911 call at 1:27 a.m.

The 15-year-old was reportedly carried out of her family home in Calabasas, Los Angeles home, which she shares with grandmother and brothers Prince and Blanket.

Paris was taken to hospital just few hours after she posted a series of strange messages on Twitter.

At midnight Jackson recited the sorrowful Beatles’ song Yesterday to her million followers, writing: “Yesterday, all my troubles seem so far away, now it looks as though they’re here to stay.”

An hour previously, she posted: I wonder why tears are salty.”

The teen was among witnesses in a massive lawsuit currently being brought by the Jackson family against AEG – the concert promoters behind her late father Michael’s doomed tour This Is It.

The family, who demand $40 billion, insist that the king of the pop music died from an overdose of prescription drugs after a tough schedule of rehearsals prior to the tour.

The trial which began in Los Angeles two months ago and it’s expected to last up to threen months. The list of witnesses includes Paris’s older brother Prince, 16.

Michael Jackson died four years ago at the age of 50 after suffering a heart attack which reportedly came because of an overdose of propofol and benzodiazepine.

Some tabloids report that in recent months the teen has become closer to her mother, Michael Jackson’s second wife, Debbie Rowe.

The two were spotted together spending time together amid reports Paris will move in with her mother at her Palmdale ranch in California over the summer months.

Rowe, 54, met Jackson when she was a nurse for Dr Arnold Klein, the singer’s dermatologist. The couple tied the knot when she was six months pregnant with Prince in November 1996.

The following year the pair welcomed their daughter Paris. Michael and Rowe divorced in 1999 and the woman accepted an $8million settlement and gave full custody to the popstar.

Music producer Russell Simmons has tweeted his support to the Jackson family, writing: “My prayers are with Paris Jackson and her family at this time.”

Meanwhile Michael Jackson’s former lawyer Tom Mesereau, who represented the singer during his 2005 child molestation trial, said he is ‘heartbroken over the news.

He told reporters: “I’m heartbroken over Paris Jackson’s suicide attempt. I’m shocked, and frankly, at a loss for words.
‘Paris is just a wonderful young lady, beautiful, and extremely bright.”

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