Updated 05/08/20: Paris Jackson and Gabriel Glenn have reportedly called time on their two-year romance.
The couple, who perform as folk music duo The Sunflowers, have broken up just weeks after starring in their Facebook Watch Series Unfiltered: Paris Jackson & Gabriel Glenn, E! News reports.
The pair first met April 2018 when the singer saw Glenn’s band, the Trash Dogs, perform in Hollywood. Their split a month after Jackson said that he wouldn't consider herself 'bisexual'.
'I've dated more than just men and women,’ she stated in the programme. ‘[Sexuality] has nothing to do with what's in your pants. It has nothing to do with what your XY chromosome makeup is, it's literally just what are you like as a person.’
Discussing the future of their band following the possibility of a break up, Glenn said during the series: ‘I think we said when we first got together, even if we didn't work out as a couple, we always would want to be in a band together. Our music was one thing we wanted to hold on to no matter what.'
At the time, Jackson added: ‘I want to grow, and I want to become a better person, a better musician, but I can't do this without Gabe. Gabe showed me love does exist, not just in the movies, and it's not as pretty as it looks in the movies. It can get ugly and it can be more beautiful than described in the movies and it is possible.
'He makes me not feel as alone. He's had an impact on me and my life and my heart in ways that I cannot even describe. I can't see my life without him.'
On Tuesday, Jackson released the premiere episode of her Facebook Watch series with boyfriend Gabriel Glenn, Unfiltered: Paris Jackson and Gabriel Glenn.
In the teaser, the 23-year-old said that despite having previously had relationships with men and women, she doesn’t identify as bisexual. The star was previously romantically linked to model Cara Delevingne.
‘I wouldn't consider myself bisexual because I've dated more than just men and women,’ Jackson stated. ‘It has nothing to do with what's in your pants. It has nothing to do with what your XY chromosome makeup is, it's literally just what are you like as a person.’
Jackson added that she felt supported by her father, the late Michael Jackson, in her sexual fluidity but following his death in 2009, she felt compelled to ‘withhold’ that part of her life due to her family’s religious beliefs.
‘The first time I came out to a family member they didn't believe me,’ she said.
She added that she ‘never thought’ she would 'end up with a dude', now that she’s in a relationship with Glenn, her bandmate from The Soundflowers.
‘I thought I'd end up marrying a chick,’ she explained. ‘I've dated more women than men.’
One of the most high-profile romantic partners Jackson is rumoured to have had is Delevingne. In 2018, the Carnival Row actor and Jackson were widely believed to be in a relationship for several months. The pair were spotted kissing in public and sharing loving photos of each other on social media.
The singer later revealed that she and the British actress weren't exclusive after rumours came to light that Delevingne had began dating star Ashley Benson.
i’ve never met miss benzo. caroline is one of my bestest friends who is **straight** and **married**, and also the mother of my godchild. cara and i were never officially exclusive, you guys made that up. https://t.co/mhXzZvdvLG— PK (@ParisJackson) June 20, 2018
During the episode, Glenn also shared his memories of meeting girlfriend Jackson for the first time, saying: ‘I wanted to spend every day and every night with her.’
Opening up about her exploration of music, Jackson said that she often feels a pressure to live up to her family’s success in the music industry.
‘Everyone in my family does music. I mean, I'm a Jackson,’ she said. ‘It makes sense that I'm a musician but like, a Jackson doing folk indie?’
Her manager, Tom Hamilton, discussed Jackson’s fear of failure adding: ‘Paris has these duties to her family's legacy but I feel like that doesn't really deter her from going out on her own and creating her own legacy.
‘Her father’s legacy is undeniable, and she will always respect that and honour that but that will never be just who she is. She's far beyond the princess of the Jackson family.’
Speaking about her father’s death in 2009, the singer added: ‘It's been 11 years and I've been through hell, whether it was him passing or all the other sh*t I've been through in my life.
‘If I don't talk about it or if I don't let it in my music, it's gonna completely ruin my life and it's gonna own me and I'll be a slave to that kind of pain. I don't want that [sic].’
Jacksons comments come after more than 266,000 people signed a petition calling to stop the release of a new film in which she plays Jesus.
The actress is set to star in Jesus in Habit, an upcoming movie starring Bella Thorne as 'a street smart party girl with a Jesus fetish who gets mixed up in a violent drug deal', according to The Wrap.
An Internet user who goes by the name Vivian N launched the Change.org petition last week and describes the upcoming film as 'Christianophobic garbage'.
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