In her A&E and Lifetime archives, Janetthe 55-year-old entertainer opened up about the performance and set the record right where she stood with Justin40 years old, nearly 18 years after the incident.
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“Honestly, the whole thing is blown out of proportion,” Janet explain. “And, of course, it was an accident that shouldn’t have happened, but people are finding people to blame and that has to stop.”
For those who don’t remember, Janet and Justin performed “Rock Your Body” in Halftime when he accidentally revealed her nipples to about 140 million viewers.
Janet go on to say that she and Justin are the best friends of today, and they let it go a long time ago.
“Justin and I are very good friends, and we will always be very good friends” Janet speak. “We just talked a few days ago. He and I have moved on, and it is time for others to do the same.”
After the situation was broadcast live on TV, Justinrecord sales of soaring, while Janet has essentially been blacklisted by the industry, with her music removed from radio stations and TV channels.
Later in the documentary, Janet remember with brother Randy Jackson that Justin at the time asked her if he should speak out publicly amid the backlash.
We talked once and [Justin] said, ‘I don’t know if I should go out and make a statement,'” Janet speak. “And I said, ‘Listen, I don’t want any drama for you. They’re aiming all of this at me. ‘ So I said, “If I were you, I wouldn’t say anything.”
After release New York Times documentary Framing Britney Spears in February 2021, many people have called for Justin because of the way he treats Britney Spears after they parted, at the same time giving Janet situation again.
He then made a public apology to both of them Britney and Janet. You can read what he wrote here.
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