Lena Horne zaps Janet from biopic

Fleming, Michael; Adalian, Josef
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/25/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 43, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the withdrawal of singer/actress Janet Jackson from the Lena Horne film biography due to the scandal arising from her 2004 Super Bowl breast exposure. Subsequent withdrawal of executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron in support for Jackson; Conditions set by Horne for Jackson's removal from the project.


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