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Janet Jackson thanks fans for ‘love and support’ 19 years after Superbowl controversy

Janet Jackson At Harlem's Fashion Row 15th Anniversary Party
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Janet Jackson has posted a message to her fans 19 years after performing at the Superbowl.

In a Sunday Instagram post, the All For You singer thanked her fans for their dedication 19 years after she incurred backlash for showing her nipples onstage at the 2004 big game.

“Hey, you guys,” Janet wrote in her post. “I just want to let you know how much I love and appreciate YOU! Thank u for all of the love and support – every day.”

The 56-year-old singer posted her message amid the 2023 Superbowl, headlined by Rihanna. In 2004, Janet performed at the Superbowl Halftime Show with Justin Timberlake, during which the Filthy singer ripped off her nipple shield, leading to a public debate on indecency in broadcasting.

Social media users have also named 12 February as Janet Jackson Appreciation Day.

“Speak positive words into your life. Every single morning. Think big,” she wrote before the Superbowl began. “Think healing. Think success. Think peace. Think happiness. Think growth mindset.”

– Cover Media