Janet Jackson has taken a while to attach together with her followers in an emotional social media publish. Whereas she didn’t reply to a much-deserved public apology from Justin Timberlake, the singer did thank longtime supporters for all the time being current throughout her profession.
Jackson, 54, received candid with followers in a 45-second video clip on her Twitter and Instagram accounts.
“I used to be at house simply the opposite day on my own and I started to cry,” she stated. “I used to be crying as a result of I used to be so grateful for all that God has blessed me with, all that he has given me. I am so grateful for Him being in my life. And I’m so grateful for all of you being in my life.”
Jackson additionally thanked everybody for making her monumental Management album go primary once more after it launched 35 years in the past on Feb. 4, 1986.
“I by no means, by no means in 1,000,000 years, I’d by no means suppose that this may occur,” she stated. “I actually admire you and I like you so, a lot. Thanks.”
The singer’s message comes after Timberlake, her co-performer at 2004 Superbowl halftime present issued a public apology after he tore part of Jackson’s outfit in a deliberate stunt.
Nonetheless, the stunt finally uncovered Jackson’s breast within the course of, prompting an aggressive investigation by the Federal Communication Fee. She later had songs banned from the radio and her music profession completely scarred, Variety reviews.
“I’m deeply sorry for the instances in my life the place my actions contributed to the issue, the place I spoke out of flip, or didn’t converse up for what was proper,” Timberlake wrote in an IG message on Friday (Feb. 12) “I perceive that I fell quick in these moments and in lots of others and benefited from a system that condones misogyny and racism.”