Posted on Tue Aug 20th, 2013 2:33pm PDT By X17 Staff
Randy Jackson is taking Twitter to express his mounting concerns for his 15-year-old niece Paris Jackson, who attempted suicide earlier this summer. Michael Jackson's only daughter has been in an unknown facility receiving treatment after her attempt on her life -- and her uncle thinks it's about time the teen came home. On Monday, the 51-year-old musician wrote, "I don't like that Paris is still in this facility. It's not right. She's been there much too long."
On June 5, Paris allegedly overdosed on 20 Motrin and cut herself with a kitchen knife. A source told Us Weekly at the time, "She has major depression issues, a lot of it stemming from her dad's death. It's very real and very sad. She has been extremely depressed and not been able to sleep lately, staying up all night."
After being UCLA Medical Center on June 5, Paris checked out of the hospital in early July and has been receiving extended in-patient treatment in an undisclosed location since that time. At the time, a source told People that, "The feeling is that Paris is still a danger to herself. Both Katherine and Debbie [Rowe] want her to get the help that she needs." However, Paris' uncle is now concerned about the lengthy stint, saying, "I'm going to look into this. Stay tuned."
He also wrote, "There's something more to this there's something going on I don't like it I'm afraid for her. Psychiatric hospitals oftentimes make you feel as though you're psychotic when you're not. Sometimes they make matters worse."
Rowe, who is Paris' biological mother, responded to Randy via Twitter, writing, "As usual you are grossly misinformed."
Whatever the truth is, we are glad that family members are concerned for Paris but we hope they sort all this out and let Paris get the help she needs!
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