Paris Jackson marks Michael Jackson’s birthday with emotional tribute

By Meaghan Wray

Paris Jackson has shared a heartwarming message for her late father Michael Jackson on what would’ve been his 59th birthday. The American model, and Michael’s only daughter, posted an adorable father-daughter photograph on her Instagram on Tuesday (Aug 29) alongside a beautifully penned tribute.

The 19-year-old actress wrote to her dad, “birthday wishes to the love of my life, the one person who showed me what passion truly was, the one that gave me solid morals to live by and how to dream,” she continued, “I will never feel love again the way I did with you. You are always with me and I am always with you. Though I am not you, and you are not me, I know with all of my being that we are one. And our souls will never change in that way. Thank you for the magic, forever and always.”

The star frequently takes to social media to post tributes to her father. After the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug 27, Paris shared a photo of herself on the blue carpet with an image of Michael kissing her forehead superimposed over the original.

She also displays her love for her dad through body art, and most recently debuted a tattoo of the words “Apple Head” in script on her left foot. (Many of Michael’s fans used to call him that.) She posted a photo of her newest ink along with the caption, “with every step I take, you lift my foot and guide me forward. love you.”

with every step i take, you lift my foot and guide me forward. love you 

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The King of Pop passed away on June 25 2009 at his home in Holmby Hills. Following his death, Paris and her brothers Prince and Blanket moved in with their grandmother Katherine Jackson.

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