Janet Jackson has broken her silence on the entire Justin Timberlake drama, although she did not mention his apology. All this has happened after the “Free Britney Spears” documentary was released on Hulu on February 5.
Janet Jackson posted a thank you to her fans on Twitter on February 13 as she acknowledged the huge wave of support she received from them last week.
She thanked her fans for making “Control” number one, once again, after more than three decades. She said that she appreciated her fans and loved them. She did not mention Timberlake or his apology.
Justin Timberlake has been facing the ire of fans for his treatment of Britney Spears after their 2002 breakup. Fans also asked him to apologize to Janet Jackson for his action, after their infamous 2004 Super Bowl half time show.
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The pop star went on Twitter on February 12 and apologized for his past actions. He mentioned both Britney Spears and Janet Jackson by name and said that he cared for them and knew that he failed. These apologies were long overdue and came after decades.
In 2006, when she was interviewed by Oprah, Jackson had spoken about how hurt she was by Timberlake’s joke about her wardrobe malfunction, while the music industry was blacklisting her. She had said that she had felt that Timberlake had left her hanging “to a certain degree.”
She told Oprah that she had to say that Justin had reached out to her. She told Oprah that they had not spoken but that he had reached out to speak to her.
She also said that friendship was very important to her and one doesn’t do certain things to friends. She also said, “In my own time, I’ll give him a call.”
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