Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday night, “Janet Jackson is here tonight: She was once very close to Justin Timberlake – but I guess they had a falling out. I saw her drive in today. One headlight was out.”
Janet Jackson’s Album Fizzles
April 29, 2004 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com commented on the lousy sales of Janet’s latest album ‘Damita Jo’, which sold only about 46,000 copies last week, making it about 600,000 total so far in the four weeks it has been out. Friedman writes, “It’s hard to say what impeded Janet’s sales. Was it her Super Bowl malfunction? Was it transference from brother Michael’s scandal? It kind of doesn’t make sense.” Read more.
Virgin Gifts Janet With ‘Damita Jo’ Jems
April 23, 2004 – In Touch Weekly magazine reports Virgin Records recently gave Janet Jackson a 3.8-carat diamond necklace spelling out the name of her latest album (and her middle name), ‘Damita Jo’, which was created by hip hop jeweler Jacob Arabo, aka Jacob The Jeweler.
Behind The Velvet Rope With Janet Jackson
April 22, 2004 – Janet tells ‘Extra’ she believes “the incident” is long behind her, but does Janet think the Super Bowl breast flash and subsequent controversy affected her new CD, ‘Damita Jo?’ “You know, I just try to do what I love in the studio and what appeals to me,” she maintained. “And hopefully everyone else will like it in the end.”
Janet Jackson To Perform At Wango Tango
April 22, 2004 – Contributed by Kizzardkid: Janet has been confirmed as a performer at 102.7 KIIS FM’s annual Wango Tango concert in Los Angeles. The concert takes place on May 15th at the Rose Bowl. Tickets are on sale now. Other artists currently announced to perform at the concert are Jessica Simpson, Lenny Kravitz, and Enrique Iglesias, among others.
Janet Jackson Talks To The Doug Banks Morning Show
April 22, 2004 – Janet recently phoned into The Doug Banks Show to discuss her latest album ‘Damita Jo’ and the recording process. Janet denied reports she’d do a jewelry or clothing line, her relationship with Jermaine Dupri and how it’s a wonderful time for her, and more. Audio has since been removed.
Don’t Expect Any Nipple Talk From Justin Timberlake
April 20, 2004 – While Justin has happily chatted about his upcoming tour of Australia, The Daily Telegraph reports over-protective minders warned any questions about the controversial Janet Jackson “wardrobe malfunction” would instantly end any interview – and they weren’t joking. Speaking to Cameron Adams and Kathy McCabe, the *NSYNC star was abruptly cut off when asked to clear up some rumors regarding Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl breast flash. A publicist, who had been listening in for the entire phone call, jumped in and warned the interview was over.