Janet Jackson Says Super Bowl Scandal With Justin Timberlake Was “Blown Way Out Of Proportion”
Written by B87FM on January 30, 2022
Janet Jackson says that she and Justin Timberlake stay “excellent pals” and that the 2004 Super Bowl scandal was overblown. The legendary singer mentioned the incident for Lifetime and A&E’s new documentary event, Janet.
“Actually, this entire factor was blown manner out of proportion. And, after all, it was an accident that ought to not have occurred, however everyone seems to be searching for somebody accountable and that is acquired to cease,” she stated of the incident.
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“Justin and I are excellent pals, and we are going to at all times be excellent pals,” Jackson continued. “We spoke only a few days in the past. He and I’ve moved on, and it is time for everybody else to do the identical.”
Timberland has confronted criticism for years for the reason that efficiency, throughout which he by chance uncovered Jackson’s breast.
Jackson added that she advised Timberlake he should not make an announcement on the time with the hope she might hold the drama away from him.
“We talked as soon as and [Justin] stated, ‘I do not know if I ought to come out and make an announcement,'” Janet stated. “And I stated, ‘Hear, I do not need any drama for you. They’re aiming all of this at me.’ So I stated, ‘If I had been you, I would not say something.'”
In February 2021, Timberlake launched a public assertion on Instagram apologizing to Jackson for his dealing with of the incident.