Paris Jackson is 'doing OK'


Paris Jackon's godfather Mark Lester has revealed she's "doing OK".

The British actor claims he’s spoken to a member of the Jackson family and they've assured him the 15 year old ? the daughter of the late Michael Jackson ? is on the road to recovery following her attempted suicide earlier this month.

Speaking on UK breakfast TV show Lorraine, Mark said, "I had some phone contact last week with a close member of the family . . . I understand that things, although [they] are not great with Paris, they're not too bad and she's being looked after . . . she's doing OK; she'll be all right, she'll be fine."

The 54-year-old former child star believes the troubled teen ? who overdosed on over-the-counter pills and slit her wrists ? didn't intend to kill herself and the whole incident was just a cry for help.

He explained, "It's a serious incident obviously but I hope it's not something that she really did mean to do, and from my understanding it wasn't a serious, serious attempt, but obviously it was a cry for help, and then we must respect that and try and do the best we can."

Mark ? who claims he could be Paris and elder brother Prince's biological father, as he donated sperm to Michael ? insists he's having trouble getting in touch with the youngster because every source of contact has been cut off, but is certain things will be back on track within the next few months.

He explained, "In light of what's happened with Paris it's going to be even more difficult because social media's closed down and phone lines have been closed . . . yeah OK, they're looking after her, I'm sure in the best way they can but eventually, maybe in a couple of months’ time, when things start to get better for her then lines of communication will open up again."

Paris also has a younger brother, Blanket (11), and since the King of Pop’s death in June 2009 the three children have been cared for by their grandmother Katherine Jackson (83) who’s their legal guardian.

-Bang Showbiz

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