Paris Jackson, the late Michael Jackson's 20-year-old daughter, was hospitalized in Los Angeles this Saturday after attempting suicide. According to TMZ, police and paramedics were called to the scene at 7:30 am after Jackson reportedly cut her wrists at her home.
TMZ also reported that the hospital placed a 5150 on the young woman, which is a variety of medical psychiatric hold.
On March 2nd, Jackson posted the following meme:
She's been laying low over the last few weeks, attempting to stay out of the spotlight.
This isn't Jackson's first suicide attempt.TMZ, "Paris has had a hard time since her dad's death in 2009. She attempted suicide back in 2013 as well, and has been open about her struggles with depression in the past." While the young woman claims she hasn't seen Leaving Neverland yet, all three of Michael Jackson's children are said to be in a terrible state over the film and its enormous blast radius.
According to the same TMZ report referenced above, Jackson is now in stable condition and has been released from the hospital into the care of her team. She's said to be at home now, recuperating.US Weekly, "She is in better spirits and surrounded by friends and family. She’s strong but had a horrible episode, appears that everything she held inside finally burst. She does feel better and family and friends are still flying in."
At 12:03 pm, Jackson tweeted at TMZ, calling them "liars."
via: TwitterDoes this mean she's refuting TMZ's report? We can't be sure. We do know that she was taken to the hospital via ambulance this morning and then released in the afternoon.
Later, she simply tweeted out a row of question marks:
via: TwitterAccording to Entertainment Weekly, a rep for Paris declined to comment on the day's events so we can't be sure of what occurred just yet.
In the meantime, fans like this one are rushing to support her.
via: TwitterIf you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.