"I do have a regular childhood," she said during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "I mean, I'm treated the same. When I came to [my new school] they didn't know who I was. I was like, 'Yes, I have a chance to be normal'."
However, Paris confessed that she used to be baffled by the 'Beat It' singer's attempts to protect the family, even if they were done with the best intentions.
"[I'd say] 'This is stupid, why am I wearing a mask?'," she recalled. "But I kind of realised the older I got, he only tried to protect us and he'd explain that to us too."