Despite the great lengths Michael Jackson took to protect his children, his daughter Paris Jackson was still a popular target for bullies.
Mean have tried to bully Paris both in the schoolyard and on the Internet, but Paris is one tough cookie. The soon-to-be movie star sat down with Oprah to discuss her run-in with her haters and much more for the Sunday edition of Oprah's Next Chapter.
Paris stated, "People have tried, but it doesn't always work...at school and some people try to cyberbully me. They try to get to me with words, but that doesn't really work." Being surrounded by people who are mean makes it hard for Paris to tell who is a real friend and who isn't . "If I feel someone is being fake to me, I will just push away," Paris stated.
As the middle child of three, Paris and her brothers would always have to wear masks on family outings with their infamous father, which at one point had her confused. "I was really confused: I didn't get why I was wearing a mask, but I understand it now, why my dad would want our faces to be covered."
Adding, "When we went out without him, we wouldn't be recognized. He told us that when he was younger, he didn't really have a childhood. He would always be stuck in the studio singing while the kids were out playing.
As for life without her father, Paris said it "never gets easier."
The full interview will Oprah's Next Chapter Sunday at 9/8c.
It's great that Paris takes a firm stand against her tormenters. It looks like MJ raised a strong individual.
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