Paris Jackson celebrated her 18th birthday on Sunday with a kiss from her new boyfriend Michael Snoddy. In a photo shared on her Instagram, Paris can been seen having a steamy smooch with 26-year-old drummer Michael. The teenager's short blonde hair has been styled into a faux Mohawk, while Michael can been seen wearing a beanie and gently holding Paris' face with his tattooed hands.
Paris – the only daughter of the late Michael Jackson – also spent her special day celebrating with friends. Alongside a video of the group dancing along to What's Up by 4 Non Blondes, she wrote: "Thank you everybody for the birthday wishes! You all mean the world to me."
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Paris Jackson celebrated her 18th with a sweet kiss from boyfriend Michael Snoddy
Paris and Michael – a heavy metal drummer who plays with Street Drum Corps, a punk rock percussion band - started dating in the last few weeks, and have been public with their love on social media.
According to some reports, the couple met at an AA meeting, with a source close to the Jackson family telling Radar Online: "He is newly sober like Paris and they have obviously really latched on to each other.
"Michael is helping Paris with her vocals and they have gotten so close because of their shared love of music."
The couple have been dating for a couple of weeks now
Michael is Paris' first boyfriend since her split from Chester Castellaw in December of last year. The couple were together for almost a year before they went their separate ways.
Turning 18 means Paris has inherited another fraction of her $100million inheritance from her late father. According to Page Six, Paris receives $8million annually, as well as additional inheritance at ages 18, 33, and 40. She is no longer under the legal guardianship of her grandmother Katherine Jackson and cousin TJ.