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Janet Is the 'Cool' Aunt in Jackson Family

August 3, 2010 (3:43 am) GMT
Her nephews and nieces would text her and ask her to make a peace between them and their parents.

is the famous family's "cool auntie" - her brother 's children go to her for help when they've misbehaved. The "Nasty" hitmaker has more than 25 nieces and nephews and admits they all see her as a confidante who acts as a peacemaker between them and their parents - and she is more than happy with the role.

She tells Britain's You magazine, "I get texts and emails all day long from them. Auntie Janet this and Auntie Janet that. I'm the aunt that they come to when they think they're going to get in trouble. You know, 'I just got a tattoo, or a piercing. And my dad saw it last night and he wants to choke me! Can you talk to him, Auntie Janet?'"

Janet Jackson herself is not married although she had been in a long term relationship with producer . The couple split in 2009 but remained friends.

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