Jermaine Dupri Responds To Rumors Janet Jackson Is Pregnant

Janet Jackson, seen here in a '#1s' promo photo, is reportedly pregnant, but Jermaine Dupri is not confirming or denying the gossip

Hollyscoop spoke with Jermaine Dupri at the SLS hotel grand opening in Los Angeles, where the So So Def boss said his longtime girlfriend Janet Jackson was doing fine following her undisclosed illness, but dodged questions about whether the mystery illness was related to a pregnancy.

“When she gets pregnant everyone will know,” JD said when asked about rumors he and Janet might be having a baby.

Watch the interview via YouTube below.

Jermaine Says The Jackson 5 Will Reunite In ’09

October 30, 2008 – Jermaine Jackson announced that the Jackson 5 will reunite next year for a world tour that would include Michael, as well as their sister Janet, who will be the opening act. “This has been a long time coming for the Jackson family to get back together,” Jermaine told Agence France-Presse. “It is just the timing, so what we’ve been doing is working on the music and all the logistics.”

Janet Jackson: I’m Feeling A Lot Better Now

Janet Jackson checks in while backstage in HoustonOctober 23, 2008 – Janet made a cameo appearance on her boyfriend Jermain Dupri’s channel at YouTube.

“What’s up YouTubers,” the singer said from the latest stop on her Rock Witchu Tour. “I’m backstage in Houston, getting ready to start the show. I just wanted to say hello to all Jermaine’s ‘Living The Life’ YouTubers. I wanna thank you for all your messages and all your love and support. I wasn’t feeling very well. I’m a lot better now. I want to thank you for the support and I love you very much.”

Watch the message below.

Janet Jackson To Resume Tour This Weekend

October 10, 2008 – Live Nation issued a statement indicating Janet is ready to return to her ‘Rock Withchu Tour’ following an illness that put her on the sidelines. “Janet, who has been under her doctor’s care and recuperating over the last week, is excited about getting back on the road and again being able to share with her fans what she feels is one of her best stage shows ever,” the statement from the tour promoter read. Concerts in Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia and Greensboro, North Carolina had been cancelled due to the undisclosed illness. Jackson is set to return with a show on Saturday in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Janet Jackson ‘Rock With U’ Video

Janet Jackson 'Rock With U' single cover

March 14, 2008 – Janet is out with the music video to her new single ‘Rock With U’, from the Beverly Hills based pop artist’s tenth studio album ‘Discipline’, out February 22nd on Island Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

On TV: Natasha Bedingfield, Janet Jackson, Katy Perry

Janet Jackson '#1s'

Pop acts on television this week include:

Katy Perry, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Monday.

Miley Cyrus, who visits ‘Good Morning America’ (ABC) on Monday.

Sarah McLachlan, who performs on ‘GMA’ (ABC) on Monday, ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ (ABC) on Tuesday, and ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ (NBC) on Thursday.

Olivia Newton-John, who visits ‘The Early Show’ (CBS) on Monday.

Lance Bass, who competes in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (ABC) on Monday and Tuesday.

Paris Hilton, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Syndicated) on Tuesday.

New Kids On The Block, who visit ‘Rachael Ray’ (Syndicated) on Tuesday.

Black Kids, who visit ‘Steven’s Untitled Rock Show’ (Fuse) on Tuesday.

Marc Broussard, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Natasha Bedingfield, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Wednesday.

Rachael Yamagata, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Thursday.

Janet Jackson, who visits ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ (Syndicated) on Thursday.

Drew Lachey, who visits ‘The Early Show’ (CBS) on Thursday.

Rachel McGoye, who visits ‘The Daily Habit’ (Fuel) on Thursday.

Vanessa Hudgens, who visits ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Friday.

Sheryl Crow, who appears on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Syndicated) on Friday.

Janet Jackson Visits ‘Larry King Live’

Janet Jackson was spotted outside CNN studios in Hollywood on Thursday (February 28), signing autographs for fans after emerging from her limo before going inside to appear on ‘Larry King Live’.

Asked how she’s avoided ending up like Britney Spears or Lindsay Lohan, Janet told Larry, “I have to give the credit to my parents, really. They really made sure that we were grounded. You know, it might sound silly, but I always tell this story that, regardless of how many fans are screaming for you and to how many audiences you please — thousands and thousands and thousands of people — you come home at the end of the day and we had tons of chores to do. Tons of chores to do. My parents — well, they still do have like three acres. And they used to make us rake every leaf in the yard. We’d get up at like 7:00 a.m. Every day.”

Watch footage below.

Janet Jackson Discusses ‘Discipline’, Possible Jackson 5 Reunion

February 16, 2008 – Janet Jackson is set to release her new album ‘Discipline’. The singer talked about the disc being “classic me”. Asked if she and boyfriend Jermaine Dupri have butted heads on the project, the singer told Denise Quan of CNN, “We’ve never butted heads, ever, when it comes to work.” Janet added, “If there’s something we disagree on we really try to figure it out and do what’s best for the project.”

Janet added that she’s been pressuring her brothers for a possible reunion tour. “One of my brothers, he has had a solo career, and you have to respect it. So I don’t know, he’s kind of on the fence about it. But I’m not giving up. I’m still going to work very hard. I’m going to get on his nerves until he says, ‘Fine!'” Watch the segment below.

Janet Jackson ‘Discipline’ Listening Party Highlight Video

February 8, 2008 – RealTalkNY.net was on hand for the Janet ‘Discipline’ listening session with Janet, where she was interviewed about the project by Blender magazine editor Joe Levy. She talked about the producers she worked with on the record, the song selection process, what discipline means to her, having a song called ‘Rock With You’ like her brother Michael, and how she loves love and loves sex. The final couple minutes feature highlights from the actual listening party. The album is out February 26th. Watch it at YouTube.

Janet Jackson ‘Feedback’ Video

Janet Jackson 'Feedback' single cover

January 9, 2008 – Janet is out with the music video to her new single ‘Feedback’, the first release from the Beverly Hills, California based veteran pop star’s tenth studio album ‘Discipline’, out February 26th on Island Records. Watch it below.

‘Extra’ Talks With Janet Jackson On ‘Feedback’ Video Set

Janet Jackson '#1s'

‘Extra’ correspondent Tanika Ray caught up with Janet Jackson on the set of her new music video for ‘Feedback’, where the veteran singer revealed what fans can expect from her upcoming CD. “I love the dance. I love the mid tempo stuff,” she explained in her whisper soft voice. “I love the slow songs and the baby making songs. It still has that element to it.” Janet’s tenth studio album ‘Discipline’ is due out February 26th on Island Def Jam. The video segment at extratv.warnerbros.com has since been removed.

Will Mariah’s New Album Face Off With Madonna And Janet Jackson?

With news that Mariah Carey has postponed the release of her new album from December 4th to February 2008, Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com notes that the delay could create a match-up with Madonna and Janet Jackson. Friedman writes, “Get set for Diva Logjam. And to make matters even more interesting, Janet’s boyfriend, Jermaine Dupri, is the producer working with Randy Jackson and others on Mariah’s CD. Dupri brought Jackson over to Island/Def Jam with him from Virgin Records, now lost somewhere in the EMI Music shuffle.” Read more.

Janet Jackson Talks About New Film With Fox News

October 13, 2007 – Janet, who stars in the new Tyler Perry film ‘Why Did I Get Married?’, spoke with Fox News Channel about the project in a press junket. Janet said while she loves singing, acting is her first love. She also revealed plans for a new self-help book. Video at FoxNews.com has since been removed.

On TV: Vanessa Carlton, Avril Lavigne, Janet Jackson

Pop acts on television this week include:

Fionn Regan, who performs on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Monday

PJ Harvey, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Tuesday

Vanessa Carlton, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Wednesday to give a 1st Look at ‘Nolita Fairytale’, the first video from her upcoming album

Avril Lavigne, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Wednesday

Chromeo, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday

Janet Jackson, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Wednesday

Janet Jackson On Marriage: I Don’t Need That Piece Of Paper

Janet Jackson 'Number Ones'

Janet Jackson spoke with Fox News at the premiere of her new movie ‘Why Did I Get Married?’ last Thursday, and the singer/actress says that a marriage to her boyfriend Jermaine Dupri isn’t in her plans. “In this day and age, I feel we don’t need that piece of paper,” Jackson explained. “For myself, I don’t need that to validate what I have with someone. It’s about a spiritual commitment and finding your soul mate and really exchanging vows with one another, and I think that’s enough for me at least.” Read more.

Janet Jackson Discusses New Film With ‘Extra’

October 9, 2007 – Janet sat down with ‘Extra’ correspondent Tanika Ray to discuss her latest film ‘Why Did I Get Married?,’ where she revealed she can relate to her character because they both give advice. Watch the interview here.

Janet And Jermaine Celebrate Independence Day In Florida

July 10, 2007 – Janet Jackson, looking like she’s piled on some pounds after her Us Weekly covers, was joined by her boyfriend Jermaine Dupri spending Independence Day at a Florida mansion. The enjoyed jet skiing and spending time with friends. They also took home video of their day together. Pictures from Splash have since been removed.

2007 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Awards Party

Ashlee Simpson, Barry Manilow, Christina Aguilera, Imogen Heap, Janet Jackson, JC Chasez, Jimmy Jam, John Mayer, Jordan Bratman, Katharine McPhee, Lisa Marie Presley, Mario Vazquez, Natasha Bedingfield, Nick Lachey, Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls, Pink, Randy Jackson, Simon Fuller, Taylor Hicks, Tyra Banks, and Vanessa Minnillo were on hand for the 2007 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Awards Party on Saturday (February 10) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Read a report on the event from Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com. Check out pictures from RexFeatures and GettyImages.

Janet & JD Romance In Trouble?

December 3, 2006 – The failure of Janet Jackson’s latest album ’20 Y.O.’ is putting a strain on her relationship with Jermaine Dupri, according to Janet Charlton. While JD quit Virgin over not promoting the album properly, Janet is still with the label and doesn’t know where to turn. She’s been spending less time with Dupri and more with her old pals Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Read more.

Paris And Britney Party In Vegas; Janet Jackson Pregnant?

Nine’s ‘Today’ Hollywood reporter Richard Reid has all the latest gossip, including Britney Spears and Paris Hilton enjoying a night on the town together in Las Vegas and rumors Janet Jackson is pregnant. The segment, aired Tuesday (November 21), at au.msn.com has since been removed.

Janet Jackson’s Mile High Club Confession

November 20, 2006 – Janet visited ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ on Monday, where the the struggling pop star was about the craziest place she’s ever had sex. Janet admitted she’d done the deed on a commercial airliner. The video at TMZ.com has since been removed.

Paris Hilton Spotted With James Blunt In Vegas

November 20, 2006 – The Las Vegas Review Journal reports Paris was spotted at Tao with James Blunt after taking in his concert at the Hard Rock Hotel. No word where Blunt’s girlfriend Petra Nemcova was.

Janet Jackson Talks With MTV Japan

November 1, 2006 – Janet spoke with MTV Japan last week while in the country promoting her new album ’20 Y.O.’ Janet talked about working with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis all this time, how she gotten and stayed in shape, and her thoughts about Japan. YouTube has since removed the video.

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