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Paris Jackson defends decision to pose topless as 'beautiful thing'

Paris Jackson says every human body is a beautiful thing.

Paris Jackson has shared a picture of herself topless, saying she refuses to apologise for embracing her naked body.

The daughter of late king of pop Michael Jackson sparked controversy on social media when she posted a picture of herself on Instagram last week, showing her without a top on and ladybird emojis protecting her modesty.

Paris, 18, has now responded by posting a second photograph, this time a black and white shot of her sitting on a sofa smoking, with one arm positioned to conceal her bare chest.

i'll say it again for those questioning what i stand for and how i express myself. nudity started as a movement for ‘going back to nature’, ‘expressing freedom’, ‘being healthier’ and was even called a philosophy. being naked is part of what makes us human. for me it helps me feel more connected to mama gaia. i'm usually naked when i garden. it's actually a beautiful thing and you don't have to make it sexual the way many hollywood stars (and the media) do. not only is your body a temple and should be worshipped as so, but also part of feminism is being able to express yourself in your own way, whether it's being conservative and wearing lots of clothes or showing yourself. there's different ways of absorbing mother earth's energy, my favorites are earthing which is absorbing the earths vibrations from contact between the soil and your bare feet, as well as letting your naked skin absorb the rays of the sun. the human body is a beautiful thing and no matter what "flaws" you have, whether it be scars, or extra weight, stretch marks, freckles, whatever, it is beautiful and you should express yourself however you feel comfortable. if this makes some of you upset i completely understand and i encourage you to maybe no longer follow me, but i cannot apologize for this in any way. it is who i am and i refuse to shy away and keep my beliefs a secret. every one as an opinion and every one has their beliefs. we don't always agree with one another and that's okay. but again, we are all human, and to appreciate the things that other people do that make us human helps us feel connected. how can that be a bad thing?

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She told her 1.4 million followers on the site: “I’ll say it again for those questioning what I stand for and how I express myself.

“Nudity started as a movement for ‘going back to nature’, ‘expressing freedom’, ‘being healthier’ and was even called a philosophy. Being naked is part of what makes us human. For me it helps me feel more connected to mama gaia. I’m usually naked when I garden.

“It’s actually a beautiful thing and you don’t have to make it sexual the way many Hollywood stars (and the media) do.

“Not only is your body a temple and should be worshipped as so, but also part of feminism is being able to express yourself in your own way, whether it’s being conservative and wearing lots of clothes or showing yourself.”

Paris said being nude in the sunshine is one way of “absorbing mother earth’s energy”.

solving for fucks to give

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She continued: “The human body is a beautiful thing and no matter what ‘flaws’ you have, whether it be scars, or extra weight, stretch marks, freckles, whatever, it is beautiful and you should express yourself however you feel comfortable.

“If this makes some of you upset I completely understand and I encourage you to maybe no longer follow me, but I cannot apologise for this in any way.

“It is who I am and I refuse to shy away and keep my beliefs a secret. every one has an opinion and every one has their beliefs. We don’t always agree with one another and that’s okay.

“But again, we are all human, and to appreciate the things that other people do that make us human helps us feel connected.

“How can that be a bad thing?”

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