Janet Jackson wants niece Paris to enjoy teen years before career in films

Janet Jackson wants niece Paris to enjoy teen years before career in filmsLondon, May 26 : Janet Jackson doesn't want her niece Paris to start a showbiz career, as she is concerned about the 14-year-old's ambitions.

The 46-year-old singer has advised the daughter of her late brother Michael Jackson to enjoy her teenage years before starting work.

"We've spoken about the fact that you're only a child once," the Daily Mail quoted her as telling Prevention magazine.

"I think there's a time for everything, and now is not the time [to act in films]. I told her I thought she should enjoy being a kid, possibly go to college or not, but wait until she turns 18.

"She's a very tough, smart girl. But it's a cut throat industry. I wouldn't want my child to do it," she said.

Janet began her career as a child actress in the 70s starring in a number of TV shows, including `Good Times', `Different Strokes' and `Fame', while Michael started his phenomenal ascent to become the King of Pop when he was just eight.

In December, Paris landed her first film role in `Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys'.

The teenager had to convince her legal guardian, grandmother Katherine, to let her appear in the film - which will feature both real and animated characters - but managed to persuade her as she believes her late father would have appreciated the loving message of the film.

The movie will be based on a young adult series by Dennis H. Christen, about a dolphin turned into a human by ancient magic, a teenage boy who turns into a dragonfly and a jellyfish queen which morphs into an evil fairy godmother. (ANI)

United Kingdom: 
People: 



Check out More news from Telecom Sector :: Pharmaceutical Sector :: Auto Sector :: Infrastructure :: Real Estate




Popular Stories

KRK apologises to Mohanlal for calling him 'chhota bheem'

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 : In an interesting turn... Read More

Google doodle remembers Kannada actor Rajkumar on his birth anniversary

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 : Google today dedicated... Read More

Kangana on 'Aazan' row: Respect Sonu Nigam's opinion

Mumbai [India], Apr. 22 : Kangana Ranaut, who has... Read More

Justin Bieber makes Indian fan's wish come true

New Delhi [India], Apr 22 : Popstar Justin Beiber... Read More

'Baahubali' saga: Tamannah finds Rana Daggubati fashionable

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 21 : Though... Read More

Abhi-Aish celebrate decade of togetherness

New Delhi [India], Apr 20 : From the past 10 years... Read More