Janet Jackson’s treatment in the wake of the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show may be the subject of renewed attention in 2021. The premiere of “Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson,”For instance, she continued to keep her calm silence about the matter.
Despite all the public outrage, she nevertheless took to TwitterTo share a cryptic message encouraging people to be kind. “Not sure if you got the memo,”She wrote.” But, we’re not competing anymore, we’re appreciating and uplifting each other instead.”It is still unclear if the artist was referring to those involved in the Super Bowl incident. It is clear, however, that she was not in support of the documentary.
According to Jackson’s former stylist — and the designer of her Super Bowl costume — Wayne Scot Lukas, the superstar asked him and others not to contribute to it. He replied. Page Six, “She wants to tell her own story,”She also said that she wasn’t cool with her. “Malfunction” existing. “She didn’t ask for a ‘Free Janet’ documentary,”He said. “She’s not interested.”
It is unclear where Jackson’s and Timberlake stand at the moment in their friendship. However, it’s not clear if Jackson and Timberlake have made lasting peace or rekindled platonic love. This will likely remain hidden from the public eye. Maybe they deserve privacy after all the attention that has been paid to them.