Paris Jackson dismisses reports of a 'meltdown' amid Michael Jackson documentary controversy
Paris Jackson has joined a slew of recently empowered celebrities who are speaking out about the tabloid rumour mill, and how ridiculous it can be at times.
Via two tweets which were published on Saturday, the actress, model and singer lashed out at rumours that she was having a "meltdown" after she took a sabbatical from work and social media, allegedly to seek mental health treatment. It also seems as if she was responding to reports which intimated that her reported struggles were related to the recent documentary, Leaving Neverland, which delves into the sexual abuse allegations surrounding Paris's late father, Michael Jackson.
"There’s no meltdown, no ‘losing [my] sh*t,’ or being demanding of anyone," she clarified in a series of since-deleted tweets. "Please don’t believe what you read."
"Just bc i was spotted grabbing coffee in LA after taking a nice long break from the chaotic media for some reason makes 'journalists' think they can run wild with my name," she continued.
"I said it before and i’ll say it again, i’m the happiest and healthiest i’ve been in a long time," she added.
This is not the first time that Paris has taken to social media to address such claims about her mental health, however. Last month, various publications reported that she had checked into a treatment facility.
"The media is exaggerating per usual," the 20-year-old responded in an Instagram post published on January 16th. "Yes I’ve taken a break from work and social media and my phone because it can be too much sometimes, and everyone deserves a break, but I am happy and healthy and feeling better than ever! Gabriel and I have some new music we’re stoked to share with y’all!"
She's also had to attack the media for how they have handled her sexuality. Back in July, Paris responded to a fan who asked whether she was bisexual. And while she did confirm that she is, indeed, attracted to more than one gender, she also slammed the way her "coming out" story had been reported.
That’s what you guys call it so i guess but who needs labels," she wrote in an Instagram Story. "I came out when i was 14. I’ve referred to the community as ‘my fellow LGBTQ+’ on stage before. I’ve talked about having a crush on girls when I was 8 in my Rolling Stone article. There are pictures of me kissing girls online. Why are people just now saying this is news?"
"And I'm not "bisexual" I just love people for people. I don't label myself so please don't label me. Thank you!" she continued.
Paris has previously been linked to British model and actress, Cara Delevingne. The pair have shared photos of themselves together in bed, and according to a source, "They’re both really into their music and have been spending nights singing and jamming on the guitar."
"It’s early days, and Cara doesn’t really have time for a proper relationship due to her non-stop filming commitments with Carnival Row, but there’s no denying there’s a spark," the insider continued.
It's clear that Paris is committed to doing things on her own terms, and good on her!