Paris and Michael Joseph Jackson appeared at the NY Awards
Paris and Michael Joseph Jackson appeared at the 75th Tony Awards in New York in support of the Broadway musical based on their father Michael Jackson - 'MJ: The Musical'.
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Paris and Michael Joseph Jackson appeared at the 75th Tony Awards in New York in support of the Broadway musical based on their father Michael Jackson - 'MJ: The Musical'. The musical was nominated in 10 categories.
At the award ceremony, 24-year-old Paris hugged Myles Frost, who plays her father in the musical, and the actor was nominated for Best Performance in a Leading Role.
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'A lot of people seem to think our father changed popular music forever, and who are we to disagree? But what people may not know is that he loved musicals, on film and on stage, ' said Prince, writes People.
The musical deals with Michael's creative process, showing the singer preparing for his 1992 'Dangerous' world tour and featuring more than 25 of his greatest hits.
The singer passed away in June 2009 from heart failure due to a pill overdose. He hid his health problems, and it was later revealed that he was suffering from a whole range of diseases.
Paris was born during Michael's second marriage to nurse Debbie Rowe, and they have an older son, Prince. ‘The girl with the saddest blue eyes,’ as she is called, lived with her father until his death. They had a special bond.
With time, she became involved in modeling, acting and music, but she admitted that her father's death left her with great trauma. She revealed that she tried to take her own life, and she was also addicted to drugs. She often talks about the many traumas she went through due to her father’s death, and critics say she didn’t deserve any public attention and to be a star in any way. Paris also struggled with her mental problems and mental health. A few years ago, she tried to commit suicide, and she herself spoke publicly about a difficult period in her life. She admitted two years ago that she was struggling with a lack of self-confidence and a distorted image of her own body, and she never hid that she was intentionally hurting herself.