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Janet Rejects CBS Offer (duh, like we believe this Jackass)
FOX NEWS ^ | Sunday, February 08, 2004 | Roger Friedman

Posted on 02/08/2004 10:24:32 AM PST by Liz

Janet Jackson has decided not to accept the CBS offer to appear on tonight's Grammy show. The network said it would allow her to present a tribute to Luther Vandross if Jackson apologized for her appearance on last Sunday's Super Bowl half-time show.

Jackson, after much thought, decided she'd said she was sorry enough already and declined to be on the show. Patti Labelle will appear in her place.

I am told, she was advised by her brother Michael Jackson "to stop apologizing already."

This time, even I agree with Jackson. What do people want from this woman? Blood?

Justin Timberlake however has decided to go for it. The ‘NSync singer will read some kind of apology to the nation so he can make a cameo on the Grammy show.

Star-studded Pre-grammy Dinner

A top CBS exec acknowledged to me last night at Clive Davis' spectacular pre-Grammy dinner and show that the whole apology compromise was because of CBS and not the Grammys.

"The Grammy people really wanted both of them on the show," he said.

Jackson and Timberlake were both no-shows at Davis' party at the Beverly Hills Hotel even though Jackson's boyfriend, Jermaine Dupri, and Timberlake's fellow boy band mate J.C. Chasez made the scene.

So did a dazzling array of stars from Sting and actor Jon Voight to infamous rocker Ike Turner and the beloved Johnny Mathis. Paris Hilton, trying to stick to her record of never saying anything that makes sense, told best-selling novelist Jackie Collins, "I don't read, but when I do read, I read you."

Collins was later seated next to fellow bestseller Danielle Steel and Robin Leach. Now, that was a table!

--SNIP--


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cbs; grammys; tramp
Tha boob (as in dumbbell) Jackass is off the Grammys but Dimmerlake is still scheduled.

Contact http://wwww.cbs.com. Scroll down to Feedback. Express your outrage.

1 posted on 02/08/2004 10:24:33 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz
I'll just continue to ignore 'regular' TV.
2 posted on 02/08/2004 10:26:43 AM PST by blam
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To: Liz
You have to look at this whole situation from the Jackson family perspective. At least the Jacko pedophile story no longer dominates the news.
3 posted on 02/08/2004 10:28:16 AM PST by Land_of_Lincoln_John
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To: Liz
I'm still waiting to see if McDonald's plans to keep Timberlake as spokesperson and exemplar of the best in Today's Youth.
4 posted on 02/08/2004 10:28:45 AM PST by madprof98
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To: Liz
"I am told, she was advised by her brother Michael Jackson "to stop apologizing already."

Now there's a good one to be giving her advice. Listen to Michael, honey. Ha!

5 posted on 02/08/2004 10:31:12 AM PST by Old Grumpy
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To: All
Contact CBS-TV http://www.cbs.com/........scroll down to Feedback.


The pressure placed on CBS is working......Janet Jackass was pushed off the show. Dimmerlake is still scheduled. Now is the time to put more pressure on CBS.


Tell CBS-TV that audiences don't like to be used, to be manipulated by depraved career-obsessed entertainers with
CD's to sell, who expose themselves on primetime to hype their sorry careers......and then lie about it.


This is not about "exposing just one breast." It's the co-opting of audiences for personal profit as Jackass and Dimmerlake did.

We are tired of obsessed, success-driven entertainers, so depraved, they would do anything to boost their careers.



If Jackass and Dumberlake thought fornicating a dog at half time would sell CDs, they'd do it in a nanosecond.


If CBS and the rest of the brain-dead Hollywarped types continue to defend Jackass and Dimmerlake's lies, we shall take further action.


6 posted on 02/08/2004 10:31:41 AM PST by Liz
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To: Old Grumpy
That's a good one........nice zinger.
7 posted on 02/08/2004 10:32:26 AM PST by Liz
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To: Land_of_Lincoln_John
Temporarily.
8 posted on 02/08/2004 10:33:14 AM PST by Liz
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To: Land_of_Lincoln_John; Liz
At least the Jacko pedophile story no longer dominates the news.

Last night on Saturday Night Live during the news segment, they did a bit about this, talking about Justin Timberlake being saying he didn't know and was furious.

The bit ended with the reporter saying, "So who is surprised at a member of the Jackson family taking advantage of younger white male?"

9 posted on 02/08/2004 10:34:01 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Liz
This is great news! Patti is ever so much more talented than Janet, and a really good person.
10 posted on 02/08/2004 10:34:25 AM PST by EggsAckley (..................**AMEND** the Fourteenth Amendment......(There, is THAT better?).................)
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To: Liz
Good. I like Patti Labelle better than Jackson.
11 posted on 02/08/2004 10:34:32 AM PST by Hillary's Lovely Legs (Bush has won two wars, Kerry is French......'nuff said)
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To: Liz
Jackson, after much thought, decided she'd said she was sorry enough already and declined to be on the show.

Well, I can't argue that she's exceptionally sorry, but she and Michael must use the same plastic surgeons. Facially, they now look so much alike, except he is whiter.

12 posted on 02/08/2004 10:36:06 AM PST by xJones
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To: Liz
"I don't read, but when I do read, I read you."

Well, one thing good about Paris, she's consistent. (consistently stupid.)

13 posted on 02/08/2004 10:36:32 AM PST by EggsAckley (..................**AMEND** the Fourteenth Amendment......(There, is THAT better?).................)
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To: Liz
I thought Luther was sick. Guess he could've gotten better in a hurry, huh?
14 posted on 02/08/2004 10:37:48 AM PST by mewzilla
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To: Howlin
Heheh......good one. SNL hits the truth.
15 posted on 02/08/2004 10:43:08 AM PST by Liz
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To: madprof98
"I'm still waiting to see if McDonald's plans to keep Timberlake as spokesperson and exemplar of the best in Today's Youth."

I sent an email to McD's expressing my outrage that they have Timberlake as a spokesman, and they sent back this:

"Thank you for taking the time to contact McDonald's to share your concerns with us.

While McDonald's had nothing to do with the planning or execution of the Super Bowl's Half Time activities, there was obviously an inappropriate incident. Everyone involved has said it was an unfortunate mistake, and their apologies are certainly in order. However, we appreciate the time you've taken to contact us and want you to know your comments will be shared with our Marketing Department.

Again, thank you contacting McDonald's."

To them , it was "obviously inappropriate", "an unfortunate mistake" and the apologies were "in order". No action taken, however.

Well, it has been my "mistake" to ever eat there, my "apologies" that I did, and "in order" to make it right, I will never set foot in there again.

16 posted on 02/08/2004 10:48:02 AM PST by dmzTahoe (Go Zags!!!...#8 and still rising.)
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To: Liz
Justin Timberlake however has decided to go for it. The ‘NSync singer will read some kind of apology to the nation so he can make a cameo on the Grammy show.

He owes Jackson an apology as well.

17 posted on 02/08/2004 10:48:22 AM PST by MegaSilver
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To: Liz
"This time, even I agree with Jackson. What do people want from this woman? Blood? "

How about just going away? Is that too much to ask?

18 posted on 02/08/2004 10:52:43 AM PST by proust (Cthulhu for president! Why vote for the lesser of two evils?)
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To: Liz
My letter:

Dear Sir/Madame:

I am extremely disappointed to learn that Justin Timberlake will be allowed to participate in the Grammy Awards.

Janet Jackson has apologized over and over, and thus requiring both her and Timberlake to apologize again to appear on the Grammys is completely unfair. And in either case, I frankly don't care how much they apologize. They both need to be unconditionally barred from the Grammys.

Please reconsider forcing Timberlake off as well as Jackson. Otherwise, you can rest assured that this viewer will go out of his way to avoid tuning in to CBS.

And in this, I am not alone.
19 posted on 02/08/2004 10:53:30 AM PST by MegaSilver
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To: blam
I'll just continue to ignore 'regular' TV.

Same for me and it deserves to be said again. I will continue to ignore TV.

20 posted on 02/08/2004 10:54:17 AM PST by Indie (Hello boys! I'm baaaack!)
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To: MegaSilver
Great.
21 posted on 02/08/2004 10:59:32 AM PST by Liz
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To: dmzTahoe
Good going. This will get back to the McD powers to be. They don't like bad publicity.
22 posted on 02/08/2004 11:01:21 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz
"This time, even I agree with Jackson. What do people want from this woman?

It would be nice if the slut would just go away.....

It's a joke when they refer to these movie and music award get togethers as "star studded"......Slut studded would be more accurate and literally the truth...

Semper Fi

23 posted on 02/08/2004 11:07:09 AM PST by river rat (Militant Islam is a cult, flirting with extinction)
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To: river rat
Nice zinger. Hollywarped....nothing but sluts and studs.
24 posted on 02/08/2004 11:12:54 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz
Justin Timberlake however has decided to go for it. The ‘NSync singer will read some kind of apology to the nation so he can make a cameo on the Grammy show.

He needs the gig.

I won't be watching but I'll be here reading the pithy commemts on the Grammys Live Thread.

25 posted on 02/08/2004 11:31:59 AM PST by hattend (Are we there, yet?)
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To: Liz
How about just boycotting CBS completely?
Seems to me they seem to be the biggest prostitute in this whole thing.
26 posted on 02/08/2004 11:46:19 AM PST by Abynormal
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To: Abynormal
I like Paris Hilton. She makes more sense than Al Franken or John Kerry.
27 posted on 02/08/2004 11:54:19 AM PST by Terry Mross
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To: Terry Mross
And she looks a lot better!
28 posted on 02/08/2004 11:54:35 AM PST by Terry Mross
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To: Liz
Just go away, Janet. And take your boytoy Justin with you.
29 posted on 02/08/2004 11:59:32 AM PST by NYCVirago
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To: Liz
What do people want from this woman? Blood?

Got Milk?

30 posted on 02/08/2004 12:13:22 PM PST by Only1choice____Freedom (The word system implies they have done something the same way at least twice)
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To: madprof98
McDonalds wrote back to me and said the fact that Justin said it was an accident and had apologized was enough and that their relationship would continue.
31 posted on 02/08/2004 12:18:26 PM PST by freeangel (freeangel)
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To: Abynormal
Can'r remember the last time I watched CBS. Did not watch the superbowl.
32 posted on 02/08/2004 12:49:17 PM PST by Liz
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To: NYCVirago
How no-talent Dimmerlake got so far in the business, I'll never know.
33 posted on 02/08/2004 12:57:28 PM PST by Liz
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To: hattend
Heheh...FR is where the action is 24/7.
34 posted on 02/08/2004 12:59:00 PM PST by Liz
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