Sources tell Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com that Michael Jackson convened all of his immediate family members – parents, siblings, nieces and nephews – at Neverland on June 5th for a special meeting. Jackson himself was physically absent but was on a speaker-phone set up so he could address the group. All the siblings were there with the exception of Janet Jackson. Why? Some think it was due to the report that Jacko would father four new babies who would be due around February. The full story at foxnews.com has since been removed.
Why Jackson Is Having Quadruplets
July 22, 2004 – Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Wednesday night, “Us Weekly reports that Michael Jackson and a surrogate mother are about to have quadruplets. [Audience gasps] Yeah, apparently they think Michael is having quadruplets ’cause he’s adding four new balconies to his house.”
Gloria Allred Troubled By Michael Jackson Quadruplets Gossip
July 21, 2004 – Los Angeles attorney and longtime Jackson critic Gloria Allred, who has filed complaints seeking the removal of Michael’s children from his custody, tells The Chicago Sun-Times she found the reports that Jacko might be becoming the father of quadruplets troubling. “Those quadruplets could be used as pawns in this case … yet another typical Jackson play for sympathy with a jury,” she complained. “He will stop at nothing to get his way.”
Rumors Of ‘Damita Jo’ Re-Release Untrue
July 19, 2004 – Contributed by Kizzardkid: According to the Miss Janet International Fanclub, recent rumors that Virgin Records planned to re-release Janet Jackson’s ‘Damita Jo’ album are untrue.
Plans To Repackage ‘Damita Jo’
July 16, 2004 – With Janet Jackson’s latest album ‘Damita Jo’ suffering lousy sales, a source tells The Mirror plans are in place to release a revamped version with six new tracks. “The album was launched a month after the Nipplegate incident and it really affected sales badly,” the source explained. “Virgin Records is hoping that repackaging it will reignite interest in the project.”
Janet Jackson Approached To Star In Bollywood Musical
July 8, 2004 – The producers of the $14 million musical ‘Bombay Dreams’, which is hanging in there at the Broadway Theater despite some crushing reviews, have approached Janet about joining the cast at some point, production sources confirmed to The New York Post. Betting on Broadway is that she won’t accept the offer. “Why would she go into a show that the critics don’t like?” asked one veteran theater executive.
Janet Jackson’s Black Roses Demand Leave BBC Staffers In A Tizzy
July 4, 2004 – Globe magazine reports that Janet demanded 10 black roses be delivered to her dressing room during a recent appearance on BBC’s ‘Top Of The Pops’ in London. “Researchers were tearing their hair out tryin to find the darkest roses because truly black ones don’t exist – and dyed ones wouldn’t do,” an insider explained. “It was ridiculous.”
Janet Jackson’s Bare Boob May Cost CBS $550k
July 4, 2004 – Capitol Hill Blue reports that the Federal Communications Commission is expected to fine 20 TV stations in the CBS empire a total of $550,000 for February’s Super Bowl halftime show, in which Janet’s breast was intentionally exposed with the help of *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake. FCC Chairman Michael Powell recommended the penalty, which would be the highest ever imposed by regulators on TV stations.