London: 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson's teenage daughter Paris says her father made them wear a mask in public because he wanted them to have a normal and better childhood which he lacked.
The 14-year-old said she was initially confused about wearing a mask whenever out with Jackson but now understands that her father was only trying to protect them, the Daily Mail reported.
"I was really confused. I didn't get why I was wearing a mask. But I understand it now why my dad would want our faces to be covered. When we went out without him we wouldn't be recognized. The mask-wearing has helped me and my brothers to live a normal childhood," Paris told Oprah Winfrey.
"He told us that when he was younger he didn't really have a childhood. He would always be stuck in the studio singing while the kids were out playing. He wanted us to have that. Chuck E Cheese's and Toys R Us were our favorite places to go," she said Oprah Winfrey during an interview.
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