Janet Jackson reveals herself in an unprecedented documentary

Janet Jackson documentary
Screenshot: Lifetime / A&E

The singer, sister of Michael Jackson, has announced the upcoming release of a five-year documentary, recounting her life in her own words, “not through someone else’s eyes.”

After five years of directing, Janet Jackson announces the upcoming broadcast of her documentary Janet, whose filming began in 2018, after the death of his father Joseph. The first teaser was shared by the singer, on her social networks, for a first broadcast in 2022 on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of her first album released in 1982.

Many celebrities, such as Mariah Carey, Paula Abdul or Tito Jackson, follow one another to tell Janet Jackson and what she represents for them. “She will always be my little sister“, says Tito,”she is a powerful woman“, adds Mariah Carey. Important events of his career will also be evoked there, like the scandal of the Super Bowl of 2004, in the presence of Justin Timberlake.

Corn Janet, it’s ultimately the star’s own story, in her own words. “This is my story told by me, not through someone else’s eyes“, she says. A common thread woven throughout the four hours of the documentary, and which recalls her song” Controls “, in which she reaffirms her power over her story.

Produced by Janet and Randy Jackson, as well as Ridck Murray (Workerbee) and Brie Miranda Bryant (A&E Networks), directed by Ben Hirsch, Janet does not yet have a final release date. However, the broadcast will take place on Lifetime TV, an American channel belonging to the A&E Television Networks group.

The teaser:

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