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Janet Jackson Forbids Michael Jackson Jokes, Named Blackgama 'Legend'

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Janet Jackson is in no laughing mood when it comes to her family.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Janet's contracts for her current "Number One's: Up Close and Personal" tour forbid any comedian she may be sharing the bill with to tell jokes that "make any reference to Janet Jackson or the Jackson family."

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The contract also reveals that the songstress rakes in a whopping $475,000 per show. And deservedly so, seeing that the 45-year-old is still at the top of her game. She just joined the ranks of Diana Ross and Elizabeth Taylor after being named the star of Blackglama's "Legends" campaign.

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This honor comes a week after Michael Jackson's life and talents were celebrated during an all-star tribute concert in Wales. Although the concert was a huge success, reportedly Global Live, the company behind the event, is in hot water for dodging a $200,000 bill for plane tickets for the performers.

Global Live tells TMZ that the bills "are being reconciled."

Check out this behind-the-scenes video of Janet's Blackglama ad.


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