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Jacko named daughter after me, Paris Hilton says

July 23, 2009

Of all the mysteries surrounding Michael Jackson’s three children, both before and since his death, the origin of the name of his daughter Paris has remained among the most clueless — up until

A month after the “Thriller” singer’s sudden demise, socialite Paris Hilton has laid claim to being the inspiration behind the naming of Jackson’s 11-year-old daughter.

Paris Hilton told celebrity TV show “Extra” that her family were close friends with Jackson. Her mother, Kathy, went to school with him for a paris-hiltonwhile in California “and they were best friends since they were 13.”

“So I grew up knowing Michael very well and when he had his daughter, he always loved the name Paris and grew up being an uncle to me. So he asked my mom if it was okay, and of course she said ‘yes’ and I think she’s such a beautiful little girl and I’m proud we have the same name,” Hilton told Extra.

Kathy Hilton is the same age as Michael (50) and was one of the close family and friends who were invited to the singer’s public memorial in Los Angeles earlier this month. Paris made her comments while promoting her documentary “Paris, Not France”, which gets an airing on MTV next week.

But was Paris Jackson really named after Paris Hilton? And does the 11-year-oldĀ  know? If she was, then that solves one of the many mysteries surrounding the King of Pop. But now the question is, who was Blanket named for?


Yeah, right… Paris Hilton has such a big idea of herself. She can’t handle the fact that an 11 year old is more intelligent and with more class than her! LOLBesides, I’ve heard they named her like that because the girl was conceived in Paris. The original name was supposed to be Princess I think…

Posted by Sophie | Report as abusive

“who was Blanket named for?”Did anyone not get the memo?”Blanket” is a nickname.

Posted by Ben | Report as abusive

I though it has much to do with Frances’..,Paris. Still wondering.

Posted by Cham | Report as abusive

Michael’s mother’s middle name is PARIS – don’t you think that is a more likely root of the name!???

Posted by carly | Report as abusive

Soon she’ll be claiming that the capital of France was named after her too.


hahahaha yeah ok paris hilton. and i suppose the city in france is named after you too??blanket is a nickname, btw.

Posted by hahahahaha | Report as abusive

@carly Michael’s mother’s middle name is Esther, his daughter Paris’ middle name is Katherine

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