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Paris Jackson

Cops Say She DIDN'T Want to Die

6/6/2013 9:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Cops officially classified the Paris Jackson incident as a "suicide attempt," but they do NOT believe her intent was to kill herself.

Law enforcement sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... based on the information the L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. has gathered ... "She wanted attention."  One source involved in the case tells us ... her call to a suicide hotline is compelling evidence "she wanted to be saved."  The source added, "It makes no sense if you really want to die to call a hotline, where the person on the other end will get an ambulance over to your house."

TMZ broke the story ... Paris used a meat cleaver to cut her arm and took a bunch of Motrin, and our sources say as a result they must classify it as a "suicide attempt."  But, as one source put it, "Who takes Motrin to kill themselves?  She called the suicide hotline because she wanted the attention and wanted to make sure EMTs got there in time."

We're also told Paris was conscious when EMTs arrived and did not argue or put up a struggle when she was placed on a stretcher.

One source connected with the case tells us, "She's into the drama."



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It's really ****ed up that ANYONE is saying she only did this for attention and because she wanted to cause drama. She obviously needs help, and probably didn't know how to ask for it. The fact that TMZ even posted what these "sources" said is sickening. Clearly the last thing she needs is to have people saying negative things about her.

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Paris Jackson suicide attempt: Expert weighs in

Thursday, June 06, 2013

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, is receiving treatment after a suicide attempt. Her family tells Eyewitness News that the teenager is physically fine and receiving appropriate medical care.

The emergency call went out at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. A 15-year-old girl had taken 20 Motrins and she had cut her wrists. The apparent suicide attempt by Paris Jackson at her home in Calabasas was, according to experts, likely a cry for help.

"Teenagers don't really want to die; they want out of the pain," said Elaine Leder, executive director of Teen Line, a hotline for troubled teens. "For a long time, suicide was the third leading cause of teenage death. It recently moved up to the second leading cause."

Story: Jackson trial: Video becomes key evidence
Teen Line operates out of Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and it gets more than 10,000 calls a year.

"It doesn't matter what the socioeconomic background is of the family, because teens can get depressed from any background," said Leder.

Paris Jackson was recently spotted in Lancaster with her mother, Debbie Rowe. Jackson's ex-wife, who gave up her parental rights to both her children with Jackson, told Entertainment Tonight that Paris had attempted suicide and that the teen is going through a lot.

"Paris has lost her parent. She lost her dad, and that's a very difficult and very grief-provoking thing to go through," said Leder.

Leder has some advice for parents who are concerned about their children: Listen.

Leder also points out that anniversaries can be especially hard on people who are still grieving the loss of a loved one. And it was in June 2009 when Michael Jackson died of an anesthetic overdose.

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Paris Jackson’s suicide attempt not her first, source says

By Hollie McKay

Published June 06, 2013

LOS ANGELES – The daughter of pop superstar Michael Jackson made headlines Wednesday, after news broke that the 15-year-old Paris Jackson, who was just 11 when her dad died suddenly in 2009, was rushed to a hospital after attempting to take her own life.

“Look at her life, it’s not normal and this is hardly a surprise. While this is the most serious attempt, it is not the first time. There have been many signs of problems before this,” a source closely connected to the Jackson family told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column with regards to the teen’s rumored penchant for cutting herself. “Paris is now surrounded by people that, up until a few years ago, she barely even knew. Before that, she spent her public life wearing a mask and witnessing the problems that her dad had. The fact that she and [her brother] Prince saw their father for dead that day, well that’s incredibly traumatizing in itself.”

Siblings Prince and Paris allegedly walked toward their father, who was lying still on a bed with his eyes and mouth open on that fateful day, screaming “Daddy!” before Dr. Conrad Murray had them ushered away.

Entertainment Tonight reported Wednesday that Jackson’s biological mom Debbie Rowe, who was given visitation rights while Katherine Jackson took full custody after Michael’s death, confirmed the suicide attempt.

TMZ reported that Paris cut her wrists with a meat cleaver and took a large number of Motrin pills.

ET later added that Paris attempted suicide because she was upset that she was being prohibited from going to rock musician Marilyn Manson’s Los Angeles concert on Thursday night.

“That might have been the straw that broke the camel’s back, but there have been problems long before this,” explained the insider. “The Jackson kids never really got the professional help they needed after Michael died, and they need it. This incident is going to go one of two ways – it will either be a wake-up call to Katherine [their grandmother and legal guardian] or it is only going to get worse.”

However, multiple Jackson sources have also cautioned that there is likely more to come, with Rowe possibly filing a court motion to ascertain custody of the Jackson children. Since her dad’s death, Paris has spent much more time with her mom, and the bond has grown particularly strong in recent months.

Rowe’s attorney, Eric George, declined to comment specifically on the custody claims, instead issuing the statement: “We appreciate everyone's thoughts for Paris at this time and their respect for the family's privacy."

Katherine’s legal representative Sandra Ribera also called for privacy.

"Being a sensitive 15-year-old is difficult no matter who you are,” she said on behalf of the Jackson family matriarch. “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.”

Our source added Paris is considered the one in the household who “calls all the shots” and provides a lot of maternal care for the youngest in the family, 11-year-old Blanket. She’s also used to getting her way and doing things as she sees fit, which is part of the reason why her famous aunt Janet Jackson attempted to take her cellphone during a highly-publicized altercation outside the Jackson family compound last year.

One thing Michael Jackson did as devoted parent was ensure that his three children – Prince, Paris and Blanket – were far removed from family drama and greed. But according to our insider, that’s no longer the case.

“The Jackson team did a really great job repairing Michael’s image after he died, but this $40 million AEG lawsuit and new molestation claims from Wade Robson has really thrown all caution to the wind,” continued the source. “What those kids are hearing about their dad and drug use and everything else regarding that trial is really ugly.”

In addition to the traumatic life changes Paris has weathered over the last four years, last July she and her siblings also dealt with Katherine’s “missing person” saga, which spawned a bitter family feud and custody battle.

Paris also routinely tweets out her sore and somber feelings with song lyrics.

“You say I need therapy, well, my darling, so do you. Don't need for you to tell me what is wrong in all I say or do,” she wrote Tuesday, referencing a Zee Avi song, before later tweeting out the Beatles. “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away now it looks as though they're here to stay.”

Representatives for the Jackson family did not respond to a request for further comment.

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And now u guys are making fun of the way she tried to kill herself. Poor girl. Why would u guys post this? She's a teenager, this article alone can kill her. Tmz =bullies

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Looks like TMZ is trying to get attention.

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For ten years after my husband's death, I would again to start to mourn, including fits of sobbing. For many years, I didn't understand these fits of sorrow. I feel sorry for Paris, if she is experiencing this unexpected & uncontrollable anguish.

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diana torlai    

I think that if at her age she is throwing fits that is the reason she is not able to go to the concert, attention is what she is lacking someone needs to start doing things with her that she enjoys be a family !

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This is disrespectful. She's child.

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That's a white mans daughter

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Affluenza. Best cure is a little gratitude, a little charity work.

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♫ ♪♪♫ ♪ Wacko Claus ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪    


.............JOY TO THE WORLD.....

♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪

Joy to the World , the Little wacko dropped dead!
No more little boys in his pissed soaked bed;
Let little boys sing out with joy,
Let little boys sing out with joy,
Let little boys sing out with joy,
the Little wacko dropped dead!.

♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪

Joy to the World , the Little wacko dropped dead!
no more little boys for him to molest!
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains
No more little wacko who was insane,
And the little boys sing out with joy,
And the little boys sing out with joy,
And the little boys sing out with joy.

♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪

Joy to the World , the Little wacko dropped dead!
No more let sins and sorrows grow,
No more creepy little wacko jacko;
Can't molest no boys no more
Little wacko dropped dead!
Joy to the World , no more boys in his bed!
No more boys in his piss soaked bed

♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪♫ ♪♫ ♫ ♪♪♫ ♪

He thought he ruled the world with truth and grace,
His disfigured face was a total disgrace
He hated being of the black race
Little wacko is dead!
And Paris Is Next!

(~_-) (~_-) (~_-) (~_-) (~_-) (~_-)(~_-)

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A Song written by Michael Jackson for his children called "You Are My Life"

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AEG exec feared Michael Jackson would sabotage his comeback tour

By Alan Duke, CNN

updated 9:14 PM EDT, Thu June 6, 2013

AEG Live CEO testifies he thought Jackson breached his concert contract
Randy Phillips cut off money to Jackson in his last week of singer's life
Phillips is testifying in the Jackson wrongful death trial, now in its sixth week

Los Angeles (CNN) -- AEG Live executives feared Michael Jackson would sabotage his comeback concerts five days before his death, the company's CEO testified Thursday.

Randy Phillips refused to advance money to help Jackson pay his staff because he believed the singer was "in an anticipatory breach" of his contract because he had missed rehearsals, he testified.

Phillips testified in the sixth week of the trial to decide whether the concert promoter is liable in Jackson's death for the negligent hiring, retention or supervision of Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

The lawsuit filed by Jackson's mother and children contends that Phillips and other AEG Live executives pressured Jackson to attend rehearsals despite his deteriorating health and ignored red flags that should have warned them about the dangers posed by Murray.

Jackson lawyers questioned Phillips about his e-mail exchanges with Michael Kane -- Jackson's business manager -- when Kane asked for an advance, which was provided for in Jackson's contract with AEG Live for his "This Is It" tour.

Phillips said he was concerned that because Jackson had missed so many rehearsals, the show would not be ready for its debut in London on July 13, 2009.

"This is why it is impossible to advance any $$$," Phillips wrote to Kane on June 20, 2009. "He may, unfortunately, be in an anticipatory breach at this point."

"And I thought it couldn't get worse," Kane replied.

"It could," Phillips said. "(Show director) Kenny Ortega could quit."

Phillips' testimony that he believed Jackson was contractually obligated to attend rehearsals contradicted AEG Live Co-CEO Paul Gongware's previous testimony that Jackson was not required to rehearse.

Phillips acknowledged that by June 20, 2009, he was worried the production would not be ready on time

Kane, in an e-mail to Phillips, offered to help motivate Jackson to get to rehearsals. "Would a financial coming to Jesus speech help or add to his pressure?" Kane asked.

"It would help," Phillips replied. "At this point, we need to break through. I'm going to call his doctor to discuss."

Later that day, Phillips and other AEG Live executives met with Murray and Jackson at the singer's home. The Jackson lawyers contend at that meeting they put Murray in charge of having Jackson at rehearsals.

AEG Live lawyers claim the company executives had no way of knowing that Murray was giving Jackson nightly infusions of the surgical anesthetic propofol to treat his insomnia.

The Los Angeles County coroner ruled that Jackson died from an overdose of propofol on June 25, 2009.

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Paris Jackson: Details emerge in apparent suicide attempt

Paris Jackson 'Safe and Doing Fine,' Family Says

By Nardine Saad
June 6, 2013, 4:46 p.m.

Details are emerging in Paris Jackson's apparent suicide attempt, which kept the pop heiress hospitalized through Thursday.

Jackson, the daughter of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, reportedly left a suicide note, took a kitchen knife to her arm and downed 20 ibuprofen pills earlier this week, TMZ reported. She is said to have called a suicide hot line as well.

The 15-year-old, who was rushed to a hospital early Wednesday morning, is now recovering and is said to be "physically fine."

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"Being a sensitive 15-year-old is difficult no matter who you are," the family attorney said. "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."

She is reportedly on a 72-hour psychiatric hold, a 5150, for evaluation, TMZ said.

Among the teen's visitors were her biological mother Debbie Rowe, aunt La Toya Jackson and grandmother Katherine Jackson, the website reported.

The events are said to have followed Jackson getting upset that she wouldn't be allowed to attend a Marilyn Manson concert Thursday at the Gibson Amphitheatre.

Upon hearing of Jackson's troubles, rocker Manson reached out to the teenager and welcomed her to any of his shows.

"I hope you feel better. You will be on my guest list anytime you want," Manson told TMZ.

Paris Jackson is also expected to be a key witness in her family's civil lawsuit against AEG Live, which was responsible for her father's "This Is It" tour.

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In a bizarre turn of events, Dr. Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death, sent a message to the young girl.

Murray, currently serving four years behind bars, used a pay phone to send a "letter" to her, saying, "I can tell you're not doing well. I don't know if there's anything I can do to solve your pain or help you with your problem. But I wanted you to know that I am here for you."

"I always will be available to listen to you, answer your questions or to share with you the plethora of beautiful and favorite untold stories of your father's. As well as his venerable thoughts of you that he has shared with me."

The audio was obtained by TMZ, and in it Murray references her father's song "You Are Not Alone" and said that her the singer loved her "beyond any explanation."

"I too love you as a precious father loves his own child, and I always will," Murray added.

Paris is set to appear in the film "Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys," based on the book by author Dennis Christen, who also serves as a producer on the film.

"Paris is very important to us and we all love her deeply. Any comment about her private life will have to come from her family," Christen says.

"We wish her the very best as she works through this difficult time," Christen told Us Weekly. "She knows that she has millions of fans out there that love her deeply and only want happiness for her."

He also has high hopes for the young actress.

"Paris will do a delightful job in her role," Christen added. "She's been concentrating on developing her acting skills and is becoming a very proficient actor ... We are confident that when we are ready to roll the cameras, she will be ready for the task."

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They are. Not his real kids. Are adopted

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