Paris Jackson, Michael Jackson’s Daughter, Attempts Suicide (UPDATE)
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Paris Jackson, Michael Jackson’s Daughter, Attempts Suicide (UPDATE)

UPDATE 5 p.m.: Michael Jackson's sister and Paris's aunt La Toya Jackson said in a statement to E! News: "We are grateful and appreciate the overwhelming concern for Paris from both the public and the media, but request privacy at this time while our family handles these issues together."

UPDATE 3 p.m.: If you were worried about whether Paris Jackson's physical well-being, never fear: Paris appears to be "physically fine" after being rushed to the hospital, reports E! News. Of course, mental health is a whole other matter, but we're glad to see that at least on the outside, she's doing okay.

Original Story, 9 a.m. June 5:

Paris Jackson, daughter of the late pop legend Michael Jackson, was rushed to the hospital this morning, Wednesday, June 5, TMZ reports. Her mother, Debbie Rowe, confirms to Entertainment Tonight that Paris attempted suicide, telling the outlet that she has had "a lot going on [lately]."

After a 911 call came in at 1:15 a.m. PT, paramedics took the 15-year-old out of the family's Calabasas home on a stretcher and took her to a local hospital. TMZ reports that the 911 caller had told the authorities that Paris had cut her wrists but that she is now in stable condition.

On Tuesday night, Paris sent out the following tweets, which seem to imply she was depressed.

More as this story develops.

Sources: TMZ, ET

06.5.2013 / 12:00 AM EDT by Dan Clarendon
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