Janet Jackson calls for ‘MeToo Checks’ on road crew for ‘Together Again’ tour

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Janet Jackson calls for ‘MeToo Checks’ on road crew for ‘Together Again’ tour

Janet Jackson is gearing up for her ninth concert tour, “Together Again,” and she’s said to be taking extra precautions to ensure her road crew doesn’t have a history of abuse.

Jackson will be implementing “MeToo checks” that “will see everyone from her dancers and bandmates to crew and general staff vetted to ensure they don’t have a history of abuse,” an insider revealed, according to thejasminebrand.com.

“It’s not cheap to do but for Janet and those close to her, creating a safe and kind work environment is more important than profits,” the insider added.

The source said Jackson wants a “completely non-toxic working environment for all her staff and by implementing these early checks she is eradicating the risk.”

The “Together Again” Tour will celebrate Jackson’s 50th anniversary in entertainment and spotlight her critically acclaimed albums “The Velvet Rope” and “janet”.

According to the insider, “Janet is determined everyone working on the tour can be completely comfortable and that they are in a safe environment.”

Jackson’s 40-date tour will kick off on April 14 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida, and will conclude in Seattle, Washington. Rapper Ludacris will be her special guest. Tickets went on sale via Live Nation in December.