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Originally posted 12/20/2013 06:30PM
Michael Jackson's family is trying to release a new documentary about the late singer, and they want his fans to get in on the action.
The late singer's mother, Katherine, has penned a letter to his fans on fundanything.com requesting their financial support to help reach a $3.2 million goal to complete the nearly finished documentary Remembering Michael.
She described the film as a "tribute documentary film project that Michael's children Paris, Prince, Blanket and I have been working on for years," she wrote. "Our goal with this film is to share a positive, loving and respectful tribute to Michael, who spent his entire life sharing his gifts with the great hope of making the world a better place."
Originally posted 08/27/2013 11:45AM
Two months after she was hospitalized following a suicide attempt, Paris Jackson is now "in a good place, getting the help she needs," according to her grandmother, Katherine Jackson.
Speaking from her late son Michael's Encino, Calif., estate, the Jackson matriarch, 83, tells Hello! magazine that Paris, 15, "is doing much better. … The treatment is going good, really good."
Katharine, who with her grandson TJ shares legal guardianship of Paris and her brothers, Prince, 16, and Blanket, 11, also discusses the toll watching after Michael's daughter has taken on her.
Originally posted 07/13/2013 05:30AM
After a month at UCLA Medical Center following her June 5 suicide attempt, Paris Jackson left the hospital on Tuesday and headed to an undisclosed residential treatment center, a source confirms to PEOPLE.
The facility was selected by the 15-year-old's grandmother Katherine and her biological mother Debbie Rowe on the advice of Paris's UCLA doctors.
Originally posted 07/01/2013 05:00PM
Paris Jackson has a message for everyone who's supported her following her suicide attempt and subsequent hospitalization: Thank you.
"My daughter has asked that I extend a huge thank you for all your thoughts and prayers and support," her mother, Debbie Rowe, Tweeted Monday. "She is strong like her father."
Paris, 15, has been in a treatment center since being admitted to the psychiatric facility at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles in June.
Originally posted 06/30/2013 02:05PM
There was only one place to be in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson ONE premiere garnered a star-studded crowd, including Neil Patrick Harris, Justin Bieber and David Arquette, as well as members of the late artist's family.
Among Jackson's family honoring his career: his mother Katherine, his 16-year-old son Prince, and his brothers Marlon, Tito and Jackie, who commented on Paris Jackson's recent mental health scare that began following a June 5 suicide attempt.
"She's going to be okay," Jackie Jackson said, according to the Associated Press. "She's getting better."
Originally posted 06/26/2013 02:55PM
Prince Jackson arrived at a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to testify in a case filed over his superstar father's death four years ago.
The eldest son of Michael Jackson wore a dark suit and black tie as he walked into the courtroom where a judge is hearing the negligence case against AEG Live LLC.
The 16-year-old is the first member of his family to testify in the case, which is now in its ninth week.
Originally posted 06/26/2013 12:55PM
Watching from afar in the U.K., Paris Jackson's godfather says he believes she's "doing okay" following her suicide attempt earlier this month – but that he'd love to console her in person.
"Michael made me their godfather, and as a godfather, I do have a responsibility," Mark Lester, the former child star who played the title role in the 1968 film Oliver!, tells British TV show Lorraine of Paris, 15, and her brothers Prince, who is testifying Wednesday in the negligence case against AEG Live LLC, and Blanket.
"I would love to go and just pick them up and give them a big hug, and then we all go and have fish and chips … just be normal, hang out."
Originally posted 06/22/2013 02:15PM
Paris Jackson is continuing to seek treatment.
A source close to the Jackson family says that Paris, 15, may be headed to a longer-term treatment center out of state after her stint in a psychiatric facility at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.
"Paris will be staying at least another week, and then she'll be going to a facility for additional care," says the source.
The move comes after much discussion within the Jackson family about how best to care for Paris. The teen, who has a recent history of mental health issues that include cutting, was hospitalized on June 5 for taking pills and harming herself with a knife.
Originally posted 06/15/2013 10:30AM
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Originally posted 06/11/2013 04:00PM
Paris Jackson's attempted suicide came in the middle of another family drama: the Los Angeles trial centering on the Jackson family's wrongful death lawsuit against concert promoter AEG.
Like other relatives, Paris has been personally drawn into case. She gave a pre-trial deposition in March, and was on the list of trial witnesses for Katherine Jackson's lawyers, along with Katherine herself and Paris's brother Prince Michael.
Also lingering was the very real possibility she'd have to take the stand – a question that takes on new sensitivity in light of her recent hospitalization. In a 911 call released Tuesday, a dispatcher said Paris cut her arm with a kitchen knife and took 20 Motrin on June 5.
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