"Being a sensitive 15-year-old is difficult no matter who you are. It is especially difficult when you lose the person closest to you. Paris is physically fine and is getting appropriate medical attention. Please respect her privacy and the family's privacy," attorney Perry R. Sanders Jr. said in the statement Wednesday.
Sources said Paris Jackson was rushed to a hospital early Wednesday morning after an apparent suicide attempt at the family's Calabasas home.
One source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told The Times that the patient was
Jackson's former wife and Paris' mother, Debbie Rowe, also told "Entertainment Tonight" that Paris Jackson tried to commit suicide.
The night before the apparent attempt, Paris Jackson tweeted, "yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away now it looks as though they're here to stay."
The incident comes as Paris Jackson and her family and
Paris Jackson is a possible witness in the civil trial.
The suit filed by
Jackson died in 2009, two weeks before his