Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’ Was Originally Written For Janet Jackson

Published: Sunday 4th Oct 2020 by TGJ Team

Janet Jackson was originally intended to record Britney Spears’ worldwide hit ‘Toxic,‘ according to the hit’s songwriter Cathy Dennis.

Read what the British hitmaker had to say on the matter below…

Divulging details in a new interview, Dennis reveals that ‘Toxic’ was written during a 7-day stint in Sweden with the ‘Nasty‘ singer in mind. Having met with Ms. Jackson previously in London (or perhaps New York, she ponders), the talented songwriter made the decision to work on Jackson’s fifth studio album ‘Damita Jo.
Speaking on ‘Toxic’, the ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head‘ writer shares:
“That [‘Toxic’] was written in Sweden with Bloodshy & Avant [Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg] and Henrik Jonback. I went over there to write with Janet Jackson in mind. I was there for about ten days in total. 
I’d had a meeting with Janet, I think in London, but it may have been in New York. I thought I’d have a go at writing something that would work for her and it didn’t come out at the time. We did have this song Toxic, though. 
It was started on day one of seven… then took part of day two to try to finish it. And because I couldn’t quite finish it, I said: ‘Look, let’s start on something else.’ So we wrote another three songs that week and in my spare time while I was in my hotel room I was very busy editing my lyrics on Toxic. Eventually on day seven, which was the day I was flying back to England, I had run out of time.”

Wow! With Brit citing JJ as one of her biggest influences as a young girl, we imagine that ‘Toxic’ would have fit nicely into Janet’s discography! Though she didn’t get the song, Dennis went on to write ‘Island Life’ for Jan’s ‘Damita Jo‘ instead, as well as ‘I’m Here‘ on the Japanese edition of the album.
We wonder if Ms. Jackson’s version would have fared as well as Spears’…
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  1. 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

    That’s very interesting. Wish I can hear Janet’s toxic demo version. 💋💋 one thing in common is Janet n bri bri did bang JT😂🤣😂

    • High Price October 4, 2020

      Smh.. the lies you people put out is ridiculous.

    • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

      Hey thirsty. Why you still using my account ho?? 😂😂💋💁🏼‍♀️🖕🏻🖕🏻

  2. tyty October 4, 2020

    Britney Spears whole career is influenced by Janet Jackson. But I think it went to the right artist.

    • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

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      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

        Nonsensical ramblings of an illiterate ho. Thirst and Pokémon…what kind of a life is that?? Invest in education bish, you won’t regret it. 🖕🏻🖕🏻💋💁🏼‍♀️😂

      • lol October 4, 2020

        Actually, Janet did shave her head and sold her soul to an islamist billionaire who tried to make her his salve and forced her to look like a black trash bag with eyes.

    • Shayla Queen 👑 October 4, 2020

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    • Shayla Queen 👑 October 4, 2020

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      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

        Ain’t that some s***??? Imagine how the rest of us feel about a tired, uncouth, wannabe Mariah, racist wig. 🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻💋😂💁🏼‍♀️

    • tyty October 4, 2020

      You’re like two kindergarten bullies trying to make the prettiest girl in the room shook and failing miserably… it’s hilarious. You’re about the same IQ and mental age of a remedial toddlers. At least you tried

      • Shayla Queen 👑 October 4, 2020

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      • tyty October 4, 2020

        You’re not even funny…thats the worst part of it all. You’rejust plucking random names out of your ass. Your drags are pathetic. You’ve called me whoa Vicky, now I’m a man? You’re just desperately hoping something will stick and so far nobody on this blog paying you any mind. I called you mayo queen once now everybody calls you that… You been trying to make tofu happen and it’s been crickets.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

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      • tyty October 4, 2020

        You’ve switched to your other account to try pretend you have anyone on this blog who got your back? Two remedial ”adults” one plays with pokerman and the other is a wannabe black girl who could never drag me. In order to drag you have to be smart and neither of you posses that quality so we are left with 5th-grade illiterate ramblings. You two would fit in with a playground fight nobody would notice the difference. Just two retards conversing with kids of a similar mental age. I dub the DUMBER and DUMBER 2.0 version.

      • Shayla Queen 👑 October 4, 2020

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        PS: you’ll never be the mayo you claim to hate so much 💋

        Now shoo pigeon


      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(6’4 Poke that bish👵🏿) October 4, 2020

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      • tyty October 4, 2020

        Lol so you play switch up with two account to pretend you have an ally on this blog dead…chile I’m embarrassed to have ever gone back and forth with you. Your p*** poor attempts to project your racial identity crisis is another example of your erratic thinking. Absolutely nobody on this blog could ever accuse me of being jealous of pigskin, lice infected neanderthals. Who would want to be a semi-human that can’t sit in the sun without looking like a roasted hog? I would never. 🐷😷🤢 Most high blessed me with melanin something you wish you had. I’ll be damned if I ever want to be Neanderthal with fur for hair…ewwww. Whilst your obsession with me will undoubtedly continue I will pay you dust from now on watchimg you seethe as the joke of this blog. Bye pig oink 🐽

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      • Shayla Queen 👑 October 4, 2020

        And I see I’m the one who you seething 🤣🤣🤣💅🏽💋💯

        Keep yo head up, unseasoned burnt tofu bish 💋

    • Keith October 4, 2020

      @tyty: I agree with you. I can’t see the song as a Janet track, but I loved Britney’s version.

  3. truthteller October 4, 2020

    She seems to be changing her story. I’m pretty sure she said for years it was originally intended for Kylie Minogue.

  4. Clarks0o0ñ October 4, 2020

    We are tired of hearing “this song was written for this artist in mind but she turned it down, this song nearly went to this artist” stories

    • Clayne October 4, 2020

      Maybe you are but I find it interesting

  5. My Neck, My Back👅 October 4, 2020

    Glad britney had the toxic song. Janet is dated since all for u

    • Kenny October 4, 2020

      Like Britney

    • Danny Bey October 4, 2020

      Toxic came out only 2 years after All For You. You sound stupid

  6. Pat October 4, 2020

    Aren’t half her songs Janet rejects. She was a decent white washed daughter of Janet up until s**** 4 u tho

    • AJ October 4, 2020

      It’s funny u say that cause janet actually turned down s**** 4 u for the obvious reason 😂😂😂😂

  7. eric October 4, 2020

    The song selection for Damita Jo would’ve had to be very different to make “Toxic” fit. It was pefect for Brtiney, the video and everything.

  8. #WAP October 4, 2020

    Lies this was originally meant for Kylie Minogue

    • Sam October 4, 2020

      im confused because this was also sent to kylie minogue…???

  9. Brian Wilson October 4, 2020

    I think toxic wouldnt have worked for Damita Jo only because its furst album after superbowl, might have sounded like a slap back at the incidents

  10. Nippian October 4, 2020

    Slow news day I see. Who cares about that old ass song. We been knew Britney was whispering Janet’s leftovers she made a whole career of it.

  11. Holliewuudd October 4, 2020

    Britney ATE this tho

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