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Janet Jackson Speaks About Her Son Eissa in Rare Interview!

Janet Jackson Speaks About Her Son Eissa in Rare Interview!

Janet Jackson is on the cover of Billboard‘s new issue.

Here’s what the star had to share with the mag…

On her son Eissa: “My son, even in his short 17 months on the planet, has showed me that love, no matter how deeply you believe you have experienced that emotion, can always go deeper. Love is limitless. And for someone like me, raised in show business where self-concern is always a priority, how fortunate I am now to be concerned, first and foremost, with the welfare of someone else. Day after day and night after night, holding my baby in my arms, I am at peace. I am blessed. I feel bliss. In those moments, all is right with the world.”

On self doubt: “Like millions of other women, I’ve struggled with low self-esteem my whole life. I’m doing better in that regard. My inclination toward harsh self-criticism and even self-negation has dramatically eased up. I believe in all the different methods of help — smart psychology, vigorous exercise and sincere spirituality.”

On one of her favorite Michael Jackson memories: “I was 16 and in between my first two records. Michael was recording [1982’s] Thriller. He invited me to the studio where he was about to sing “P.Y.T.” and asked me to help out on background vocals. Since we had been singing together forever, I knew it’d be easy. I jumped at the chance. I loved being one of the P.Y.T.’s and was especially proud — I hope this doesn’t sound like bragging — that when the record was mixed, my single background voice was the one featured. I can’t tell you how good that made me feel.”

For more from Janet, visit Billboard.com.

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  • Belcher

    She totally ruined her face with all the plastic surgeries etc. she’s had.

  • BP

    Oh please, ppl like you are so obssesed with hollywood and plastic surgeries that you are not able to distinguish reality from your social media celeb fake world..
    ….”all the plastic surgeries…” oukey….. hahahaha, you know it…

  • Belcher

    Obsessed with plastic surgeries and Hollywood? Thanks for the laugh, honey. I love it when strangers on the Internet pretend to know me. She’s had a lot of work done and that’s just the truth, so deal with it.

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    I love JANet!!!