Janet Jackson no longer performing with Justin Timberlake at Substantial Bowl LII


The enduring singer says she is going to no longer save with Justin Timberlake at some level of his Substantial Bowl LII halftime display conceal on Sunday, despite ongoing fan hypothesis.

“To position to leisure any hypothesis or rumors as to whether or no longer I would possibly be performing at the Substantial Bowl tomorrow: I would possibly no longer,” Jackson acknowledged in an announcement to PEOPLE.

She added, “Thanks for your support and I occupy look for forward to seeing you all very soon.”

The guidelines comes on the identical day that Jackson’s relatives quick the New York Post that they restful hadn’t forgiven the “Filthy” singer, 37, for the snide cloth cupboard malfunction at some level of their 2004 Substantial Bowl efficiency.

The Jackson family patriarch, Joseph Jackson, quick outlet that the most straightforward scheme for Timberlake to in level of fact style amends modified into to invite the “Rhythm Nation” singer, Fifty one, onstage with him.

“If he’s this type of gentleman, he’d style decided Janet is there,” he acknowledged.

One other unidentified family member quick the outlet, “Justin’s solo career took off after that and Janet modified into blackballed. He says they are true, however let’s look for him impress it and produce her out.”


The snide incident took role when the duo performed rendition of his hit “Rock Your Body.” Timberlake went to lift Jackson’s corset and by accident tore off her bra, exposing her breast to a nationwide viewers.

The efficiency sparked outcry from family groups and modified into dubbed “Nipplegate.” Both artists issued apologies, though that didn’t forestall the Federal Communication Fee from charging CBS — who broadcast the sport that year — with a $550,000 marvelous-searching.


When Timberlake modified into introduced as the performer for this year’s halftime display conceal, Jackson began trending with the #JusticeForJanet hashtag.

Timberlake unfolded regarding the incident in January, claiming the two singers relish made amends.

“I stumbled thru it, to be somewhat true,” he acknowledged in a radio interview. “I had my wires crossed and it’s correct one thing that you just wish to appear for relieve on and plod treasure, ‘Okay, neatly you know, you would perhaps perhaps perhaps also’t replace what’s took role however you would perhaps perhaps perhaps also plod forward and learn from it.’”

Timberlake additionally reputedly shut down rumors that Jackson would style a cameo at some level of his Substantial Bowl halftime display conceal when he quick reporters at a press convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Thursday that he wouldn’t be sharing the stage with any particular web page online visitors.

“To be true, I had a ton of large ideas about particular web page online visitors. There’s a total record. I contain Vegas has somewhat a number of odds on it, from ‘NSYNC to Jay [JAY-Z] to Chris Stapleton to Janet,” he acknowledged, sooner than along side that he desired to shine the highlight on his actual longtime band, the Tennessee Kids, as a substitute. “I in level of fact feel treasure they’re my particular web page online visitors and I’m angry to rock the stage.”

Here is Timberlake’s Zero.33 time performing at the Substantial Bowl. He and ’NSYNC joined a huge name-studded lineup at the 2001 championship game alongside Aerosmith, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly.

Substantial Bowl LII would perhaps be played Sunday, Feb. Four at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota and will air dwell on NBC.

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