Janet Jackson sunbathing video hits Internet
Updated: 2005-10-28 16:14
Janet Jackson has been exposed ！ and this time, Justin Timberlake is nowhere
to be seen.
A video clip showing Jackson
sunbathing naked has been circulating on the Internet and was still playing on
some Web sites Thursday. The 40-second paparazzi video was shot from bushes near
arrives at 'A Night with Janet Damita Jo Jackson' in the West Hollywood
section of Los Angeles in this March 20, 2004, file photo. In a terse
statement released Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005,the 39-year-old singer denied
a former brother-in-law's claim that she has a 'secret' 18-year-old
Jackson's publicist didn't return a call Thursday from The Associated Press
Her lawyers were reportedly attempting to have the video taken off the Web.
On one site, a freeze-frame was still up Thursday, but the video link had been
taken down ！ replaced with the message "removed because lawsuits aren't really
The exact source of the video and when it was shot was unclear. Photos taken
at the same time popped up online last year.
Jackson found herself in the middle of controversy when Timberlake revealed
her right breast ！ the now infamous "wardrobe malfunction" ！ at the end of their
set during the halftime show of the 2004 Super Bowl.
Last week, her former brother-in-law, Young DeBarge, accused her of having a
"secret" child ！ a daughter, Renee, now 18 ！ with ex-husband James DeBarge.
The 39-year-old singer issued a statement Wednesday saying: "I do not have a
child and all allegations saying so are false."
Jackson's brother Tito defended her in an interview that was to air Thursday
night on syndicated TV entertainment show "Extra."
"I do not have a nephew or niece or whatever it is that's being said right
now," he said. "I'm pretty sure it bothered her a little bit, but she's going to
go on and be strong like Janet always is. ... She'll be OK."