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Janet Jackson Covers 'Health' December 2010

Janet Jackson Covers 'Health' December 2010

Janet Jackson graces the cover of Health magazines December 2010 issue in an elegant red dress.

Here is what the For Colored Girls actress had to share with the mag:

On choosing acting over singing: “I have more of a passion for acting than I do singing, because singing comes so much easier to me. Acting is more of a challenge. I always say to people, ‘I’m really in the wrong business because I don’t like being in front of huge crowds, and I don’t like it when a lot of people are looking at me.’”

On Hollywood’s obsession with weight: “People tend to put entertainers on pedestals. We’re human beings, just like you… whether we have money or not, we still have bills to pay, we still have our stresses.”

On being criticized as a kid because of her body: “When I did Good Times, they used to bind my chest because I was developing breasts at a young age. It immediately makes you think, ‘The way I am isn’t good enough.’ They thought I was too heavy and that I needed to lose weight. When I look back at the show, I was your average-size kid.”

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  • Zoe Moon

    She is looking GREAT! I love her hair short. What a fantastic woman and talented woman.

  • ****

    That’s really insensitive, Janet. Your loon of a brother only recently died and here you are, glistening like the rare gem and looking better than ever. How do you think his poor kids/creepy parents must feel?

  • Ms Bar Jolie Gaga

    can the people with their “.com” websites in posts stop already? this is not a place for advertisement. how crass. like anyone is going to check out your silly site. that said, this cover is too photoshopped. however, she looks flawless with this haircut. beautiful.

  • Tania

    Janet looks amazing and STFU about Photoshop what a cop out there isn’t a mag that doesn’t use Photoshop. Doesn’t take away the fact that this is a beautiful cover and Janet Is Just stunning. I Agree with whoever said “Janet for Oscar” her performance in For Colored Girls was Outstanding.

  • isis

    Wow she looks gorgeous.

  • yoley

    Major photoshop. Don’t fool yourselves.

  • Kodak Moment

    All magazine covers are photoshopped, including Angelina.

  • Stopthehate

    She looks amazing and she did a phenomenal job in “For Colored Girls”!! I’m so proud of her!!! She deserves an Oscar!!

  • zzzz

    Janet is very talented, but not healthy and bad choice for this cover. Her obsessive yoyo dieting, sporadic extreme workouts, and transformation from obese to muscle girl and back is extreme and wreaks havoc on your metabolism and whole body. Stupid magazine, I’ll stick to Oxygen mag, thanks.

  • Stopthehate


    I’m 1000% sure Janet is healthier than you!


    There is no Photoshop for this cover because first and foremost Janet’s mother is in her 70′s still looks amazing and she has had no work done. Genetics are the tell-tale sign and even though there are people that don’t care for the most talented family on the planet (The Jackson) their gene pool is insane, that is a good-looking family, with work or without. Before Michael became obsessed with plastic surgery, he was one of the best looking men on this planet. Even with all of his work, he still didn’t look bad, just different from how he used to look but that was Michael, one of a kind.
    Janet might have had her nose done but everything else is her and that beautiful smile, those high cheek bones and that face that the camera has always loved, is all her.
    Janet is the perfect candiate to be on the cover of Health because if there is anyone that has overcome so much adversity and dealt with trials and tribulations, it is her. Janet has a book coming out about health/beauty, self-esteem and how she got here and where she been. It’s funny whenever this woman comes out and just feels good about herself there is always someone coming along trying to tear her down.
    She looks drop-dead goregous and I know she always looks good but there are times that I have this notion that she isn’t feeling that way on the inside. Now I think with so many positive things happening in her life, her outside is finally matching her inside. Someone mentioned how can she look happy, while her brother (MJ-RIP) just passed away. Easy, she knew that she loved her brother with all of her heart and even when so many people were coming down on MJ and always making fun of him and finally after his death they came around and realized that he was one of the best to ever do it. Her living memorial to her brother is to live and finally celebrate all the success that she has had. The Jackson are some of the most humble people in the business and many know that but you never hear those kind of testimonies. They are gracious and kind to all that come in their path and it’s about time that they celebrate that. Michael was a legend and he died too soon and nothing that Janet or anyone else can do to bring him back but honor his memory by living.
    It’s a shame that people have to rediscover Janet because I don’t think she ever went anywhere, she has remained current since the late 80′s and always changing. Like Madonna, Janet has blazed this trail for some time and all the pop-tarts and upand coming artist have taken cues from her. What is funny is how it seems Madonna gets crowned the ‘Queen Of Re-invention’, while Janet is normally mentioned and then quickly tossed aside. I’m a fan of Madonna but Janet is the one that I can’t live without, I remember seeing her on ‘Good Times’ and thinking this girl is so beautiful and so talented. Then ‘Different Strokes’ and then ‘Fame’ and I knew the world has not seen the best of her yet. Even after all her success with Control, Rhythm Nation and Janet, the world has not seen the best of the woman.
    She has inspired so many younger acts, who wouldn’t have careers if there wasn’t a Janet Jackson.
    She should hold her head up high because she is one of the most beautiful, incredible and multi-talented women on this planet. It’s about time they give Janet some serious love.
    I pray that she will be able to play the legendary Eartha Kitt because I think that Janet has that same kind of swagger of Ms. Kitt. Janet is amazing and I just love her to pieces.