Paris Jackson: Masks Were So We Could Be Normal
Paris tells Oprah she was 'confused' when younger, but understands now
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 7, 2012 10:29 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Paris Jackson was "confused" about why she had to wear a mask in public when she was younger, she tells Oprah on Oprah's Next Chapter, via the BBC. "I understand it now, why my dad would want our face to be covered," she said. "Like when we went out without him, we wouldn't be recognized, so we could have a normal childhood."

"Smart," said Oprah in response. Paris also talks about how her father felt he never had a normal childhood because of his singing career, so it was important for him that his children have the chance to be normal kids. "Chuck E Cheese's was one of his favorite places to go," she said. The full interview is scheduled to air June 10.

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Jun 7, 2012 8:36 PM CDT
whatever, you people have no idea what its like to be that world renown. Its really not that hard to understand the measures they had to go through for normalcy. one album of his went 75x platinum. that is fucking scary ridiculous. id be a recluse too.
Jun 7, 2012 7:28 PM CDT
I feel sorry for this girl. She's bright & cute. But someday she's going to realize that if her father wasn't a pedophile, no one was. He so perfectly fits the profile. When a respected journalist like Ed Bradley believes he was a pedophile, he's a pedophile. Sooner or later she will have to cross this issue and maybe come to the same conclusion.
Jun 7, 2012 5:02 PM CDT
" Paris Jackson: Masks Were So We Could Be Normal " That's a singularity of fail right there! That's so much fail it collapsed under its own weight and became a fail hole . Wearing a mask to be normal is like putting landmines on the track of the relay race you're about to run - but only in your own lane.