Paris Jackson has opened up to Oprah. (Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
Paris also spoke about her father's practice of putting masks on her and her brother's faces when they were in public. "I was really confused. I didn't get why I was wearing a mask," she said. "But I understand it now why my dad would want our face to be covered. Like, when we went out without him, we wouldn't be recognized, and we would have a normal childhood." She seemed to understand Jackson wanted to protect his little ones. "He told us that when he was younger, he didn't really have a childhood," Paris explained. "He would always be stuck in the studio singing while the kids were out playing. He wanted us to have that." And, Paris added, they did, with regular visits to Chuck E. Cheese's and Toys "R" Us. She noted that she still misses her dad every day.
Oddly enough, though her father was so desperate to keep her out of the spotlight, the 5'9" beauty is an aspiring actress. She made the decision she wanted to be on the big screen after watching Michael in 1988's "Moonwalker," a film that strings together several of his music videos. Paris has already been cast in the upcoming movie version of children's book, Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys, which is scheduled for next year.
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