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Janet Jackson Says She’s ‘Very Good Friends’ With Justin Timberlake 18 Years After Super Bowl Scandal

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It’s been 18 years for the reason that Sizable Bowl fiasco with Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake. Janet addressed their relationship in her fresh docuseries for A&E and Lifetime.

Janet Jackson, 55, published there’s no nasty blood between her and Justin Timberlake, 40, after their 2004 Sizable Bowl performance. The “All For You” singer addressed their relationship in a selfie filmed video in Miami, FL, earlier this month. “Justin and I are very fair company — we can continuously be fair company. We spoke factual a couple of days within the past and he and I actually gain moved on…it’s time for everybody else to attain the identical,” she talked about within the transient clip. Justin didn’t appear within the documentary previous archival photos and photography of their performance performance.

Janet and Justin at the delivery linked proper thru the recording of his debut solo album, Justified: the Rhythm Nation singer appeared in a transient feature for the Timbaland produced observe, “(And She Talked about) Retract Me Now.” The then 36-300 and sixty five days-ragged leant her impart to a breathy intro off the discontinue of the music, whispering, “What you waitin’ for?/I do know you’re watchin’ me/Hey boy, attain on and snatch me now.”

Janet Jackson performs with Justin Timberlake at the 2004 Sizable Bowl in Houston, TX. (Elise Amendola/AP/Shutterstock)

No longer up to 18 months later, Janet became as soon as no doubt one of many featured artists within the halftime uncover alongside Justin, P. Diddy, Jessica Simpson, Nelly, and Kid Rock. The rapid reputation concluded Janet and Justin singing his observe “Rock Your Body,” which unforgettably ended with Justin ripping off fragment of Janet’s high — revealing her breast (and an ornate share of knickknack) on nationwide tv.

The incident, which came about factual as Janet became as soon as releasing album Damita Jo, led to Janet being blacklisted from the GRAMMYs that 300 and sixty five days (despite Justin, who became as soon as nominated, being in a position to relief), adopted by other predominant entertainment events. A discover for the “Together All over again” singer issued a assertion rapidly after, coining the phrase “cloth cabinet malfunction” which is restful outdated within the pop tradition sphere. “It became as soon as a malfunction of the cloth cabinet; it became as soon as no longer intentional. … He became as soon as supposed to drag away the bustier and traipse away the purple-lace bra,” Stephen Huvane talked about to press. CBS became as soon as fined $550,000 by the Federal Communications Commission as a outcomes of the live match.

Following pleas from followers, Justin also issued a public apology to Janet in 2021 — 17 years after the match. “I’ve considered the messages, tags, feedback, and considerations and I want to answer. I’m deeply sorry for the times in my life the build my actions contributed to the challenge, the build I spoke out of turn, or didn’t keep up a correspondence up for what became as soon as marvelous,” Justin wrote on Instagram, also addressing his ex Britney Spears. “I realize that I fell rapid in these moments and in plenty of others and benefited from a machine that condones misogyny and racism.”

“I specifically want to recount regret to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson each and every personally, due to I love and respect these ladies and I do know I fail,” Justin continued. “I also undoubtedly feel compelled to answer, in fragment, due to everybody eager deserves higher and most significantly, due to here’s the next conversation that I wholeheartedly want to be fragment of and grow from.”

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