Michael Jackson Daughter Paris Explains What Made Her Attempt Suicide Multiple Times
Legendary musician Michael Jackson’s daughter, also a musician herself, Paris Jackson opened up about her struggles when it comes to mental health during an appearance on Red Table Talk, apparently, the young musician attempted suicide a number of times in the past and now grateful that she didn’t end her life for good.
Depression and mental health issues have always been a longtime struggle of Paris Jackson as she had been an intravenous drug addict by the young age of 14 and attempted suicide several times by then. In order to prevent Paris from falling apart psychologically, she was sent to a therapeutic school in Utah in which she was aimed to be helped to overcome her depression.
However, Paris Jackson later revealed that the school had actually subjected her and the other students to sexual abuse while supporting her friend and businesswoman Paris Hilton who also opened up about her experiences of verbal, physical, and sexual abuse in the same school, Provo Canyon School, in her documentary ‘This Is Paris.’
Being depressed and subjected to extensive abuse while seeking help at an incredibly young age, Paris Jackson recently opened up about those times during an interview. Apparently, Paris tried killing herself multiple times and on top of this, after not succeeding on her purpose, she went even harder on herself psychologically.
Moreover, there were also people around her who motivated Paris to kill herself which triggered her depression even further and made things even harder for the young Paris, luckily, she managed to keep on living and healing herself after all the things she had been through and now grateful bein failed in her aim.
Paris Jackson revealed these during her appearance on Red Table Talk:
“A lot of people do feel regret when they try and attempt suicide. There have been times where I did and times where I didn’t, where I was upset that it didn’t work. But I can say, several years later, that I’m really grateful that it didn’t. Things have gotten better. It was really hard, and people would tell me to kill myself every day. And I was depressed. Just like, ‘OK, I’ve tried and tried and tried, and it’s just not working. Maybe it’s just not my time, and that sucks.”
Hearing how depressed she was and had a huge tendency to commit suicide, her fans were incredibly heartbroken after the interview. Fortunately, Paris Jackson also revealed that her mental health has since improved and she explored new methods on her journey to cope with depression as well as finding joy and happiness in her life.