In volume three of her A&E and Lifetime archives, Janet JacksonThe 55-year-old artist talks about how the allegations against her brother have affected her career and reveals whether she never believed them to be true.
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Janet recalls in 1993, she was close to signing a “million dollar contract” with Coca-Cola when the first sexual abuse allegation was filed against her. Michael reported.
“When that came up, Coca-Cola said, ‘No thanks'” Janet remember.
When asked whether the charges against Michael influenced her life and career, Janet said, “Of course. My brother would never do something like that, but I still blame the association. Guess that’s what they call it, right? ”
Janet was then asked if there was a “moment” in which she believed her brother was guilty of the charges.
“Never. I know my brother. He doesn’t have that in him,” Janet replied, adding that she and her entire family had sided with Michael.
However, with all the negative publicity around Michael, Janet remember how everyone had their eyes on her, too.
“It was frustrating for me,” she said. “But you can’t let it stop you and I don’t. You keep pushing, moving forward. [But] I just know that I want to be with him, support him as much as I can.”
The investigation against Michael closed after he and his family reached a financial settlement, but Janet believes it makes him look “guilty”.
“I really wish my brother would actually let the world know him more,” Janet more.
Also in the documentary series, Janet deal with the decades-long rumor that she has a secret child with ex-husband James DeBarge.
https://www.justjared.com/2022/01/29/janet-jackson-reveals-if-she-ever-believed-the-child-abuse-allegations-against-brother-michael/ Janet Jackson reveals if she ever believed child abuse allegations against her brother Michael