Jackson Gained Weight For Film Role Carey Took

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Janet Jackson piled on the pounds for a film role only to discover fellow singer Mariah Carey won the part. Jackson gained 68 pounds (31 kilograms) for new movie TENNESSEE in vain, and has been trying to lose the weight ever since. She says, "Once in a blue moon I get a treat of a couple of nuts."


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OK; LET ME TELL YOU THE TRUTH THAT THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT:Janet Jackson had originally been cast for the part of 'Crystal Waters' in the upcoming movie 'Tennessee' HOWEVER, because Janet was CONTRACTUALLY BOUND BY VIRGIN RECORDS to release an album THIS SUMMER she was FORCED TO BACK OUT OF THE ROLE. At which point Lee Daniels, Tennessee Producer saw Mariah Carey in WiseGirls with Mira Sorvino and Melora Walters, and immediately CONTACTED HER on the strength of THAT ROLE.
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