Paris Jackson has had a rough couple of years, but since attending a therapeutic boarding school in Utah starting in 2013, Michael Jackson's daughter looks happier than ever!
The 16-year-old Lundon's Bridge actress recently returned to her family's home in Los Angeles after living a very secluded life in the wake of her father's death in 2009 when she was just 11. The teenager looks fit and refreshed after finishing a workout with a personal trainer in a Calabasas park.
Paris was launched into the limelight after giving a touching eulogy at her father's funeral, which praised his parenting, but has been seldom seen since. "Ever since I was born, Daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine," she said at the time.
Since then, she and her siblings, Michael, 18, and Blanket, 13, lived with family, but mostly remained with grandmother Katherine Jackson and older cousin T.J. Jackson.
Now wearing a shirt that says, "Be your own kind of beautiful," Paris seemingly has found some solace from the issues that plagued her in 2013. Her cute workout outfit was completed with black spandex and a high bun. It also seems like she and her trainer have been friends for a while, as they shared an intimate hug when it was time to part ways.
The King of Pop's daughter, who reportedly suffered from depression and tried to commit suicide, has stayed out of the limelight—and photos—in recent years, which makes these pictures one of the first looks at the teen in a long time. The Daily Mail first published the photos that show just how much she has grown up! It's great to see her looking so well, but it shouldn't be a surprise, as a source previously told E! News that she was "doing real well."
"Utah has been exactly what she needed to get better," the source said. "She is in a much better place than a year ago."