NFL: Janet Jackson not banned from Super Bowl halftime show

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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NFL denies banning Janet Jackson from Super Bowl. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 5 a.m. on October 24, 2017.

There is speculation that Janet Jackson could return to the Super Bowl halftime show.

Justin Timberlake has already been announced as the performer.

Immediately, people began wondering if Jackson could join him again on stage.

Jackson had the infamous wardrobe malfunction during the duo's 2004 Super Bowl appearance.

The NFL said Monday that Jackson would be welcome and is not banned from performing during the show.

The NFL's statement to ABC News read:

"There's no ban. We are not going to comment on any speculation regarding potential guests. There may be no guests. Along with Pepsi, we're excited to have Justin Timberlake. Like the elite NFL players who can run, catch, and block, Justin can do it all -- sing, dance, act and entertain. He's the ultimate global superstar who we know will put on an entertaining and unifying show that will appeal to the massive worldwide audience."