Paris Jackson Gets Real About Her Sexuality

In her new Facebook Watch docuseries, Paris Jackson opens up about her sexuality.

On the first episode of “Unfiltered: Paris Jackson and Gabriel Glenn,” released Monday, the daughter of Michael Jackson gets candid about her relationship with Glenn, Paris’ boyfriend and bandmate.

“Never thought I’d end up with a dude,” the 22-year-old admitted. “Thought I’d end up marrying a chick or… I’ve dated more women than men. Been with more chicks. The public only knows about three long-term relationships I’ve been with, and they’ve been with men. The public doesn’t know about, like, most of the relationships I’ve been in.”

She continued, “I say I’m gay because I guess I am, but I wouldn’t consider myself bisexual because I’ve dated more than just men and women — I’ve dated a man that had a vagina. It has nothing to do what’s in your pants. It’s literally like, what are you like as a person?”

Paris also said her late father, who passed away in June 2009, “caught on quick” about her sexuality.

“I think he felt the energy and he would tease me the same way he’d tease my brothers, like, ‘You got yourself a girlfriend!’ if I were staring at a magazine of a woman too hard,” she recalled. “I’m very lucky to have that, especially so young, 8 or 9. Not many children have that experience.”

Though she says “the first time I came out to a family member, they didn’t believe me,” Paris is grateful that brother Michael “Prince” Joseph Jackson, Jr., 23, has always been supportive of her orientation.

“He said he just wants to learn more about it, have a better understanding of it. I’m lucky to have that as well.”

Earlier this month, Paris and Glenn — who form the folk-pop group The Soundflowers — released their debut, self-titled EP.


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