Bobby Brown: I Kicked Janet Jackson Out of Hotel Room ‘After Having Sex’


Bobby tells all! Bobby Brown opened up about his past romances with Madonna and Janet Jackson in his new book, Every Little Step: My Story, and revealed that one of the two iconic singers once told him she loved him — but wasn’t “in love” with him.

“I fell in love with [Janet] when she was Penny on Good Times,” the 47-year-old New Edition singer told Us Weekly in an exclusive interview. “It goes back that far, you know, my infatuation with her.”

Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown on November 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

The pair dated on the down-low for several months in the mid-80s, while Jackson, now 50, was in a relationship with Rene Elizondo Jr. (She would later secretly wed Elizondo Jr.; they divorced in 2000.)

Brown confessed that he thought Jackson would leave Elizondo Jr. for him, but it soon became clear that their affair had to come to an end when “she told me she wasn’t in love with me,” he said.

“She loved me but wasn’t in love with me,” Brown said, adding that the Rhythm Nation singer told him, “My father won’t allow me to be with a black man.” At that, Brown wrote in his book, he kicked her out of the hotel room where they had been “lying in bed after having sex.”

“I exploded and I threw her out,” he penned.

Janet Jackson and Madonna
Janet Jackson and Madonna Dave M. Benett/amfAR13/Getty Images; Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

As for Madonna, 57, Brown said their sexual encounter was “kind of weird, but you know, memorable.”

“We met through mutual friends,” Brown told Us. “One of her dancers was dating a friend of mine and I guess she told my friend that Madonna wanted to meet me. We ended up going down to the studio and the next thing I know, there was some strange things happening to me.”

Asked to elaborate, the singer said with a laugh, “Madonna is really forceful. When she wants something, she’ll take it.”

Pick up the latest issue of Us Weekly, on newsstands now, for more from our exclusive interview with Brown and additional excerpts from his tell-all memoir.

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