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Paris Jackson Talks Her Childhood: 'I Was Perfect in My Dad's Eyes'

Paris Jackson Talks Her Childhood: 'I Was Perfect in My Dad's Eyes'

Paris Jackson looks totally stunning on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar, on stands March 21st.

Here’s what the 18-year-old model and actress had to share with the mag:

On growing up with her dad, Michael Jackson: “When I was a kid, I was with my dad and my two brothers. Growing up, I was treated as the favorite because I was the only girl. I was the princess; I was perfect in my dad’s eyes.”

On using her platform to speak out on politics: “Plenty of times I’ve thought about not doing anything in the public eye and having my own private life. Then I started seeing how everything in the world is going. And I feel like each year it’s getting worse…I know there are a lot of people who would feel very blessed to be in my position, so I want to use it for important things.”

On living in the spotlight and dealing with the haters: “You’re on their mind—how is that a bad thing? Doesn’t matter if they’re saying good or bad things about you. They’re thinking about you enough to write about you. You just can’t care…Not everybody is going to be happy with what you do. If you’re not happy with what you’re doing, that’s a problem. If you’re happy, who gives a f*ck?”

For more from Paris, visit HarpersBazaar.com.

Also pictured inside: Paris and a friend hanging out on Tuesday (March 14) in Venice, Calif.

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Photos: AKM/GSI, Jean-Paul Goude/Harpers Bazaar
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  • Nelson

    She looks great on this cover.

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    Shew! This child is insufferable.

  • Mierzwiak

    She looks like Madonna!

  • Martha Bartha

    Get rid of those tattoo’s!

  • Martha Bartha

    She does!

  • namers

    I like her. My wish for Michael’s children is a college education: knowledge is power.

  • namers

    I like her. My wish for Michael’s children is a college education: knowledge is power.

  • namers

    I like her. My wish for Michael’s children is a college education: knowledge is power.

  • Phil the Donahue

    You feel this way because you were hated as a child. You are projecting your child abuse.

  • Sabrina

    I really like her. She seems to have a good head on her shoulders.

  • parisjok dean

    beautiful. best of luck blessed one

  • brutallyhonest

    I hate the fact that now to be celebrate is enough to be the daughter of a famous star who had a really shady history with kids, and stopped making good music in 1989.

  • YITADEE

    Shes going to be an insanely beautiful woman when she’s in her 20′s-30′s and 40′s. I didnt know it was her. I had to read the name.