Self-styled Man of the Woods Justin Timberlake has insisted that he and Janet Jackson are cool following the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” where JT exposed Janet’s breast in front of an enormous stadium and TV audience. Janet’s family isn’t cool with Timberlake, though. As his Super Bowl halftime performance approaches, members of the Jackson family expressed their problems with the *NSYNC grad, but still suggested there was room for reconciliation.
Speaking with the New York Post, Jackson patriarch Joe Jackson questioned the sincerity of the pop star.
“If he’s such a gentleman, he’d make sure Janet is there,” said Joe.
He wasn’t the only one to suggest that the appropriate thing to do would be to invite Janet to join Sunday’s festivities in Minnesota.
“Justin’s solo career took off after that and Janet was blackballed,” said one unidentified family member. “He says they are good, but let’s see him prove it and bring her out.”
While a Janet appearance would be huge (and a sensible move considering JT’s tainted Super Bowl legacy), recent reports suggest that won’t be the case. On Saturday morning, a report trickled out that there will be no Janet or *NSYNC cameos, but there will be a Prince hologram appearance. This could all be an elaborate feat of Ronda Rousey-esque misdirection of course, so it’s best to steel yourself for anything.
(Via New York Post)