Behind Paris' Suicide Attempt: Family Secret
Source says she learned she, Prince don't share same dad
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 17, 2013 10:07 AM CDT
Prince, left, and Paris Jackson, children of the late pop icon Michael Jackson, pose for photographers after an appearance at a Jackson tribute event Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in Gary, Ind.   (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

(Newser) – What precipitated Paris Jackson's suicide attempt? According to a family friend, discovering she and brother Prince have different biological fathers. Paris always thought Debbie Rowe and someone—not Michael Jackson—were her and Prince's biological parents, the source explains to the Sun. But she was recently told the truth, and that "started a downward spiral." Why was she handed this information? According to the Sun, as prep for the questioning she could face as part of the Jackson family-AEG court battle. She's still in the hospital, where she's expected to stay as long as a month. Paris is reportedly planning to spend time with Rowe when she gets out.

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Just_Dave
Jun 17, 2013 3:31 PM CDT
Okay, if you honestly believed these white people were the biological offspring of Michael Jackson you have to quit life, now.
ChicagoScott
Jun 17, 2013 12:42 PM CDT
So wait...did he buy these kids or something? Like got a donor and a surrogate, compensated them and was given 3 kids? I was always under the impression they were biologically related to him. Guess not. Odd.
Iffida
Jun 17, 2013 12:39 PM CDT
She should be glad MJ is not her father. That whole family is batshit crazy.