Entertainment Music Paris Jackson Says 'No One From My Family' Reached Out About Attending BBMAs for Aunt Janet's Honor "I am handling my situation exactly how my father did. I will always have love and respect for my family," Paris Jackson said By Karen Mizoguchi Published on May 21, 2018 11:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Paris Jackson was a no-show at the Billboard Music Awards, though her brother Prince, grandmother Katherine and aunt Rebbie supported Janet Jackson receiving her prestigious Icon honor. One day after the Las Vegas event, the only daughter of the late Michael Jackson revealed she “had absolutely no idea” about Janet’s tribute on Sunday, or that her own family members would be in attendance much less. “No one from my mgmt reached out to me about attending billboards or about the award, and no one from my family did either. I had absolutely no idea until y’all spammed with hatred,” Paris shared on her Instagram Story Monday. Check out PEOPLE’s full Billboard Music Awards coverage to get the latest news on music’s big night. Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty; Steve Granitz/WireImage Meanwhile, Paris shared cryptic messages about her current dynamic with the Jackson family. “Dear social media followers, friends, stalkers, lovers and haters, and fellow moonwalkers: Please do not tell me/demand/try to control how I handle my relationship with the people in my life, specifically my family,” she wrote. Missed the 2018 Billboard Music Awards? Here Are the Moments You Need to Know About “As amazing and as s—ty as things can be, it is no one’s business but ours. I understand that some of you feel some sort of connection or need to be apart (sic) of our lives considering you watched us grow up,” Paris continued. Frazer Harrison/Getty “However, I am handling my situation exactly how my father did. And I am happy keeping it that way. I will always have love and respect for my family. ALWAYS,” the star added. Want to keep up with the latest from PEOPLE? Sign up for our daily newsletter to get our best stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox. She concluded, “Every family has their moments of trauma, heartbreak, separation, love, oneness, tribe, pain, everything. EVERY FAMILY. My family, specifically, and a good number of others… well, our drama is broadcasted worldwide through media. But that doesn’t mean our family issues are any different from yours. Ours are just made public.” Janet Jackson Makes Stand for #MeToo at BBMAs: ‘We Will Not Be Controlled, Manipulated or Abused’ Paris Jackson/Instagram Sunday’s BBMAs was a history-making moment for Janet who became the first black women to receive the Icon award. RELATED VIDEO: Jenna Dewan on Janet Jackson Receiving Icon Award at the BBMAs: She ‘Changed the Game for Dancers’ In addition, not only was the moment her first television performance in nine years, but it was also the first time she has performed a live broadcast since she gave birth to son Eissa Al Mana in January 2017. Rob Latour/Shutterstock Jenna Dewan on Janet Jackson Receiving Icon Award at the BBMAs: She ‘Changed the Game for Dancers’ Jackson, who has garnered a total of 18 BBMA nominations and 10 wins, joined a group of iconic winners including Neil Diamond (2011), Stevie Wonder (2012), Prince (2013), Jennifer Lopez (2014), Céline Dion (2016) and Cher (2017).