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Wassup with Janet Jackson?

October 13, 2008

Janet Jackson’s Rock Witchu North American concert tour is turning into a wash-out, and no-one is saying why.janet-jackson.jpg

 The kid sister of Michael Jackson postponed yet another concert, set for Monday night, and hasn’t performed at all since her show in Montreal was called off at the last minute on Sept 29.

Jackson was rushed to hospital in Montreal but quickly released and no details have been released on what health issues the singer is suffering from.

  A statement on the Web site of the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York, announced Monday’s postponement. Meanwhile, Jackson’s planned show in New York City has been postponed from Thursday to Nov. 1. 

 Scheduled shows in Boston, Philadelphia, Greensboro, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale and Uncasville have all been postponed this month,  in some cases only a day after looking set to go again.

The 42-year-old singer launched her Rock Witchu tour in Vancouver, Canada, on Sept. 10 in a show that the Vancouver Sun called a “high-voltage performance.” Jackson’s concerts in Los Angeles and Las Vegas sold out last month. The tour was originally scheduled to end in Dallas on Oct. 22.
    
Jackson’s people have repeatedly declined to release any information on what is ailing the famed singer.  Janet Jackson’s career has also hit a crossroads, since during the tour she announced that she and her record company, Island Def Jam, were parting ways. 
 (Writing by Alex Dobuzinskis)    
 

Comments

I LUVUJ is a truly diehard fan but i’m now wishing J and or JD would at least post another VLOG to give us some type of a sense of relief, I want her to take as much time as it takes even if its the rest of the year and just start fresh after new years. J don’t shut us out, we’re all u got 4 life yes ur absence is making our (ur dieharders) hearts grow fonder and feigning more for to ROCK WITCHU. Get better soon. WHAT’LL I DO MISS U MUCH COME BACK 2 ME LOVE WILL NEVER DO WITHOUT U BETTER DAYS COME ON GET UP FEEL SO RIGHT THAT THE WAY LOVE GOES ITS ALL FOR U WHAT’S IT GONNA BE THIS TIME IF ANYTIME ANYPLACE DON’T MESS UP THIS GOOD THING SAY U DO ALRIGHT BECAUSE OF LOVE TOGETHER AGAIN.

Posted by luvuj66 | Report as abusive
 

Maybe its a concert malfunction?

Posted by dayshiftbob | Report as abusive
 

I can tell a person who’s not in touch with the entertainment scene had to have written this…Janet’s tour is doing very well…it’s not a US tour. It’s a world tour by the way. Janet has released information on why the dates were canceled. She has been having vestibular migranes which were leading to vertigo…JANET IS STILL A WORLDLY AND GREAT ENTERTAINER!!! GO GET A TICKET. YOU’LL KNOW WHY!

 

I have the feeling Miss Jackson doesn’t care for her fans anymore. She has canceled her concerts in the states after stating she would re-schedule and now she is off to Japan. Does the rest of the world fit in this equation? somehow I believe not. If she would stop focusing on having sex in her songs and start making good music again then she will sell. I also believe Island Def Jam knew what was best for her but she took the the same, tired old route. I think it’s time for Janet to move over and allow some new blood into the music scene. It’s sad to say but the Jacksons’ hey day is over.

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