Janet Jackson Feels ‘Guilty By Association’ Regarding Her Brother Michael’s Scandals | Entertainment

Janet Jackson believes she is “guilty by association” regarding the abuse scandals of her late brother Michael.

The 55-year-old singer opened up about her life as the sister of the late King of Pop – who died in 2009, aged 50, from acute propofol and benzodiazepine poisoning – and admitted that there was a lot of “control” to come. to have such an infamous last name.

She said: “There is a lot of control that comes with this last name.”

Speaking in an extended trailer for her new lifetime documentary, ‘Janet’ – due to air on January 28 – the ‘All For You’ singer was then asked if the allegations of sexual abuse on children against Michael had affected her.

She replied, “Yeah. Guilty by association. I guess that’s what they call him, right?”

The “Billie Jean” hitmaker was charged with pedophilia and acquitted in a 2005 trial, but since his death other allegations have been made, which the Jackson family has repeatedly denied.

According to the synopsis for the new documentary, the legendary star will “lift the veil” on a “tumultuous” private life for the first time, as well as the fallout from her 2004 Super Bowl performance.

It read: “Janet was extremely successful but also experienced incredible tragedy. She endured a tumultuous private life in the face of extraordinary public scrutiny. Bluntly, Janet lifts the veil on her privacy for the very first time and reveals the star’s most intimate moments ever filmed. Documentary details Janet’s return to the world stage after a sudden music hiatus. Speaking like never before, Janet also discusses everything, including her Super Bowl appearance with Justin Timberlake in 2004, the death of his brother Michael and becoming a mother later in life. “