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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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she's wite so she'll be all rite.

448 days ago


TMZ should pull the plug on this story now. Your publicizing a minor's suffering totally increases her pain and suffering. PLEASE HARVEY, end the continued speculation of what happened in this story. PLEASE create the standards today for how to deal with suicide attempts of minors.

448 days ago


She has been cutting for a long time..... that is a sign of serious trouble that is not for attention. ANY suicide attempt is to be taken seriously what a terrible thing to say. She is a child and a child in pain!

448 days ago


Maybe she needs a grandmother and other relatives to show TRUE love and affection instead of FIGHTING IN THE COURTS FOR MORE MONEY! Money does not replace peace of mind or happiness.

448 days ago


When the paps follow her around every move she makes, isn't that enough attention?

448 days ago

★★★ I HATE MONDAYS ★★★    

Anything Jackson
Is Crazy.

448 days ago


There is so many things wrong with this post. To speculate that she just wanted attention is the dumbest thing I've ever heard. She obviously has a problem, and not one to make light of.

"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." I hope that completely stupid comment does not discourage people from calling when they need someone to talk to.....

"Who takes Motrin to kill themselves? "
Did you expect this young girl to run out and score some coke and alcohol to make a good go of it? I'm shocked at your ignorance TMZ.

448 days ago


You absolutely can die from a Motrin overdose. Kidney shutdown and death. Stop making a spectacle of this, enough.

448 days ago


Oh, The Trolls finally made it over, either they were having their mid day naps or getting in their silly pasting I mean posting before they go to day care/Kindergarten.
Note to those who think suicide = Attention. You have all you need to know about Attention seeking with the silly idiots who like to press paste and "comment" I think it's the only things they know what to do on a computer.

448 days ago

pattycakes not to be confused with pattycake    

TMZ. you are insensitive to this little girl. Shame on you!!!!!!!!

448 days ago


I feel so bad honestly never saw this coming...

448 days ago


Yes, calling the hotline is "a cry for help" alright...but it needs to be taken seriously because the next suicide "attempt" might be successful.

448 days ago


Guys, No matter what, do not click Hate or respond to the ones that are using "aggressive" tones in their messages against Paris or Michael Jackson. They are Trolls who are looking for attention, they are only relevant if we make them relevant. As Michael Jackson said/note in a book, Silence is power. It's easy to work out who they are, they comment repeatedly with similar things just to get an angry response.

448 days ago


The number two cause of death for teenagers, behind automobile accidents, is suicide.

448 days ago

pattycakes not to be confused with pattycake    

All the money in the world and just as many problems. Leave her alone.

448 days ago
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