The relationship between Paris Jackson and her biological mother, Debbie Rowe is - for lack of a better word - nonexistent, at least to the public.
"One of the saddest things in this world is to see a child grow up hating one of their parents because they only got one side of the story," Debbie wrote.
The nurse married Michael Jackson in 1996 and gave birth to two of his children, Paris and her older brother, Prince.
The couple divorced in 1999 and Rowe signed over all parental rights to Jackson.
Following Jackson's 2009 death, Debbie fought for (and won) supervised visitation rights from Jackson family matriarch, Katherine Jackson.
Some allege that Debbie is not the biological mother of Paris and Prince, but rather their surrogate, which she has fervently denied.
Shortly after her father's passing, Paris and Debbie met at Jackson's Neverland Ranch.
A source told the New York Post after the meeting:
"They talked about the weather, they talked about Neverland and the various places they’ve been to around the world.”
“It was delicate, I’m sure, for Debbie, who let Paris do most of the talking. Now, it’s both of them; they gab a lot.”
In 2003, Debbie revealed to ABC News how she and the king of pop got together. He had just split with Lisa Marie Presley, and had desperately wanted to be a dad.
"'Let me do this. I want to do this. You have been so good to me,'" Debbie recalled telling Jackson.
"'You are such a great friend. Please let me do this."
"You need to be a dad, and I want you to be.'"
In what could be a painful statement for Paris to read, Debbie explained why she had her and her older brother.
"I did it for him to become a father, not for me to become a mother," Debbie said.
"You earn the title parent," she said, matter of factly.
"I have done absolutely nothing to earn that title."