In preparation for the planned release of her next album this spring, The New York Daily News reports Janet Jackson resumed workouts with her longtime personal trainer Tony Martinez. The singer jogged, power-walked and pushed through grueling lunges and squats during a recent slimming session on a beach in Los Angeles. “She’s working with Tony again and he has always worked for her in the past. By the time her record is released, she’ll be thin again,” a source said.
Virgin Records In Panic Mode Over Plus-Sized Janet Jackson
January 17, 2006 – Sources tell TMZ.com that executives at Virgin Records are freaking out over Janet’s extreme weight gain, as they have been counting on the singer to deliver a much needed hit for the label this year.
New Janet Jackson Album Due Out In April
January 5, 2006 – Contributed by Kizzardkid: In a new interview with Newsday, Jimmy Jam revealed that Janet’s still-untitled album is scheduled for an April release, and the first single will hit radio “in about a month.” He did not give any other of the album’s secrets away. “The important thing is that we’re happy with it now,” Jam says. “Once it leaves the studio, anything can happen.”
Weight Battle Leads Janet Jackson To Back Out Of BMAs
December 19, 2005 – A source at the Billboard Music Awards tells Star magazine that Janet cancelled her appearance on the program earlier this month. “Janet’s people called two days before and canceled because apparently she was feeling too large to be seen at such a high-profile event,” the source revealed. “She was also due to host the after-party at the MGM Mirage, but she canceled that, too.”
Janet Jackson’s Producers Deny Child Rumors
December 15, 2005 – Janet’s longtime producer Jimmy “Jam” Harris tells Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that the singer has a 18-year-old secret child are not true, and that they’ve all had a laugh about it in the studio while working on Jackson’s new album. “Do the math,” he says. “If Janet had a child 18 years ago, it was while we were working on the ‘Control’ album. I would have known if she was pregnant, and she wasn’t.” Read more.
Janet Jackson Looking To Lose A Lot Of Weight
November 7, 2005 – Janet has been known to gain weight between albums, but recent images of the singer on the web have people buzzing. “She has been going through an unusual amount of stress lately with all the reports that have surfaced,” a friend of the singer told Groovevolt.com. “She is currently working on new material and I am positive that when her album is released she will have that six-pack back.”