Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Janet Jackson has no interest in sharing the secret to her latest weight loss triumph. The singer, who just re-signed a new deal with Virgin records, said, “If anyone dare mention the F word to me, I am out of there. It’s all about the music and not about my appearance.”
‘Call On Me’ Is The 1st Single From Janet’s Upcoming Album
May 3, 2006 – Janet Jackson has posted her official website that the first single from her new album is titled ‘Call on Me’ from her upcoming album ’20 Years Old’. The single will be released to radio June 19th. She also states that she will be going on tour and that the song ‘Weekend’ she posted on her site yesterday, was just a gift and is not a single and will not be on the new album. Read more at janet-jackson.com.
New Song From Janet Jackson’s Forthcoming Album
May 1, 2006 – Janet announced on her official website that she has just finished her new album and a link to one of her new songs, ‘Weekend’, has been posted on her home page. Check it out at Janet-Jackson.com.
Janet Jackson Readies New Album & Web Site
April 22, 2006 – Janet posted the following message to her fans at her official web site, JanetJackson.com: “Hey u guys, I’m in the studio right now and wanted to send a quick hello to all of you. This page will only be up for a short time while we get everything in place for the launch of the full site and my album release this Fall. The new site will give me a place to speak with you directly and allow you to find the latest news updates from me. There are a lot of cool things happening right now and I can’t wait for all of you to see the finished product! I have something special for you that will only be available on this website once the timer reaches zero. Be sure to check back and enjoy! Miss u Much J”
Janet Jackson Trying To Keep Lawsuit On The Down Low
March 29, 2006 – Songwriter Michael Ortega spoke with Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com about his lawsuit against Janet, charging the singer’s ‘All For You’ stole chunks of a tune he’d written for Jackson. “It appears that Janet’s attorneys are attempting to impose a gag order over the case so that all documents are ‘confidential’… and a public trial thus becomes private,” Ortega revealed. “This action would severely tie the hands of the press to cover this trial.”
Virgin Won’t Release Janet Jackson Album Unless She Slims Down
February 13, 2006 – A source tells The New York Post Janet has been ordered by her record label Virgin to lose the weight she’s packed on by September or they won’t release her new album. Why did she get so large last year? “Janet had a really bad year,” the source explained. “After the incident at the Super Bowl [two years ago], it just went downhill. Her album ‘Damita Jo’ was a flop. Then her brother Michael had the child-molestation trial – it just wasn’t good to her.” The source added, “This new album is supposed to be pretty good, but Virgin feels it can’t market it without Janet being back in fighting form, so they have hired her a personal trainer and put her on a diet. She has to lose at least 20 pounds.”
Has Super Bowl Breast Flash Led To Janet’s Weight Gain?
February 6, 2006 – TMZ.com profiled Janet Jackson’s dramatic weight gain, with the 39-year-old singer pushing 200 pounds. Psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser argued that the singer, who has had issues with food throughout her childhood, “automatically gravitates to food during stressful situations.” The stressful situation was apparently her Super Bowl breast flash two years ago.