January : Katherine, Joe, Jermaine, Alejandra, Genevieve, Donte & Randy Jr move back into a renovated Hayvenhurst.
Janet is on the cover of Upsale magazine.
Janet renegociates her contracts with Virgin Records and earns an unprecedented 80 million dollars!
January : BET airs Janet’s interview with Ed Gordon.
January 8 : “Twenty Foreplay” is released as the 2nd & final single from “Design Of A Decade 1986-1996”.
January 18 : Lisa Marie officially files for divorce. Michael’s spokesman states that they remain friends.
May 3 : LaToya calls Randy and asks him to rescue her from Jack Gordon.
Randy immediately catches a plane with his cousin Tony and they take LaToya from her New York hotel straight to her Las Vegas home.
There, LaToya is treated for bruises and she files for divorce ans asks a restraining order to protect her from Jack Gordon.
LaToya slowly reconnects with the family starting with Randy, Jermaine & Joe and she speaks to Katherine on the phone.
July 25 : Alejandra gives birth to Jermaine’s son Jaafar Jackson.
September : Janet & Rene attend Stacee Brown wedding to Rex Salas at Neverland with all the Jackson family (except Michael, 3T & LaToya).
October 13 : Janet & Rene attend the baptizing of Tyler James Harris, the son of Jimmy Jam.
October 31 : Janet & Rene attend a Gay Parade in Santa Barbara.
November 15 : Michael gets married to Debbie Rowe.