In an explosive new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Paris Jackson reveals that she believes her pop superstar father Michael Jackson was murdered.
In her first ever in-depth interview, the aspiring model says, “Absolutely” when asked about the subject. She goes on to note, “Because it’s obvious. All arrows point to that. It sounds like a total conspiracy theory and it sounds like bullshit, but all real fans and everybody in the family knows it. It was a setup. It was bulls***.” She explains that her father would often allude to the fact that this might be a possibility, saying that he would drop “hints about people being out to get him.”
Paris Jackson appears on our latest cover. Head to RollingStone.com to read the story in full. The 18-year-old candidly discusses Michael Jackson as a father and his private pain in her first in-depth interview. She also opens up about her battles with drug addiction, what childhood was like on Neverland Ranch and her bright future. Photograph by David LaChapelle
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During the interview, Jackson also addresses the longstanding rumors that Michael was not actually her biological father, vehemently denying these rumors and saying “ people that knew him really well say they see him in me, that it’s almost scary.”
Jackson also delves deep into her challenging childhood, including a sexual assault, suicide attempts, battles with depression and drug addiction, as well as issues with cyber bullying.
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