The Smoking Gun has a copy of Rene Elizondo’s divorce petition filed against Janet Jackson where he claims Jackson manipulated him into foregoing songwriting credit on 37 tracks because, “Janet told me that my involvement had to be kept secret in order to protect her image” as a composer and songwriter.
Janet Jackson Wants To Be In Love, Not Married
January 10, 2002 – Janet had a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday in support of her ‘All For You World Tour 2002’ in Japan. Janet told reports, “I’d like to be in love,” but added, “I don’t want to get married.” Janet plays in Osaka this weekend before two dates in Tokyo next week, where afterwards she’ll return to the U.S.
Janet Jackson Wins Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
January 10, 2002 – Janet won the Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist award at Wednesday’s American Music Awards. Janet accepted the award live via satellite from Japan, where she told the audience in Los Angeles, “I’m very excited. Thank you so much. This has been such a wonderful year for me. And I’m very grateful for those who have helped to make it possible. Thank you, God. Thanks to Dick Clark. And the AMA’s and a special thanks to all the fans. Thank you so very much.” Janet also introduced Lenny Kravitz earlier in the show.
Janet Jackson Talks About Michael
January 3, 2002 – Janet took part in an MSN chat recently and when asked about her brother Michael Jackson, she said, “First of all, we were the closest growing up. We’d do everything together. He’s just an all around amazing entertainer. I think he’s the best entertainer, and I don’t just say that because he’s my brother. I really believe that. He’s very creative and a very talented person.”
O-Town’s Dan Miller Has Janet Jackson Fantasy
December 27, 2001 – Katrillion spoke with O-Town to get the group’s thoughts on the holidays and they asked Dan Miller about his Mistletoe fantasy prompting him to say, “Ever since I was little, I’ve had a little thing for Janet Jackson but there are so many other wonderful people I’d like to kiss under the mistletoe.” As for Ashley Angel, he said, “(Kissing) Denise Richards. In the interviews and the stuff I’ve seen her do, she seems very cool and of course she’s very attractive.”