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La Toya Jackson

Jackson on December 7, 2011
Born La Toya Yvonne Jackson
(1956-05-29) May 29, 1956 (age 60)
Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Other names Toy
Occupation Singer, songwriter, actress, activist, model, author, celebrity, businesswoman, television personality
Years active 1972–present
Musical career
Genres

Pop
R&B
dance

Labels Polydor, Epic, CBS / Columbia, RCA, Pump / Dino / WMG, Bungalo / Universal Records
Associated acts

The Jackson 5
Michael Jackson
Janet Jackson
Rebbie Jackson
USA for Africa
Andy Madadian

I love my family and I miss them very much but I'm a new person now. I know a lot of people will not agree with what I've done, but it was right for me.
LaToya Jackson
When I finally decided to do the show, I only had two weeks to learn the choreography and the songs in French.
LaToya Jackson
I think the deepest problem is between my parents and me. I just don't know if it will ever be the same.
LaToya Jackson
I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
LaToya Jackson
I would love to have a rapper on one of my songs, like Ludacris, or the 'it's so hot in here' guy, Nelly.
LaToya Jackson
It was so strange. I knew that Josephine Baker had performed on the same stage but that night I felt it. Many of the same people who worked with Josephine Baker are still here. They know what they're doing. And that was a very comfortable feeling.
LaToya Jackson
He will be beginning a brand new chapter in the Michael Jackson legend.
When I'm ready, I plan to adopt. I still believe in family.
This is a very big victory for Michael and we are all very proud that he has been completely and totally vindicated in court, as we were certain he would be.
LaToya Jackson
I love songs that people can dance to and enjoy at the same time.
When people are in love, I don't see anything wrong with it in the world. If they choose to live their lives and get married, why should we interfere? A lot of people don't agree with me, but that's how I feel.
LaToya Jackson
Michael and I talk at least every two weeks. He understands why I've done the things I have.
LaToya Jackson
This is the first time in my life I've ever been happy, not completely happy, but happier than I've ever been.
LaToya Jackson
Black people were very angry with me for writing the book. A lot of people didn't believe me, or didn't want to believe me, and that used to really bother me. It was a very painful and difficult time.
LaToya Jackson
I realize now I didn't really want to die. I just wanted to stop the hurt and pain.
LaToya Jackson
I posed nude to show my parents they couldn't dictate to me any more – that I control my life.
LaToya Jackson

It is so difficult in the world for people to find love, true love.
I am pleased to tell you that he is finally getting some rest and is regaining his appetite as well.
LaToya Jackson
It is so difficult in the world for people to find love, true love.
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me.
LaToya Jackson
I can't say it's not painful being estranged from most of my family. I wish it could be otherwise.
LaToya Jackson
The end of the trial and the 'not guilty' verdicts on all counts, clearing Michael of all charges, mean that he can now concentrate on the future and his art.
LaToya Jackson
J has told me about his past. I know what happened and why. But he is the one person who made me believe in my talent and whatever happened in the past, he's been a wonderful manager to me.
LaToya Jackson
Our marriage is strictly in name only. It has never been consummated.
I married him because he told me it was the only way he could protect me. If we were just manager and client, my family could do whatever they wanted to get me back, but if I was his wife, they couldn't.
LaToya Jackson
I can honestly say that I am happier now than I have ever been. For the first time in my life I feel free.
LaToya Jackson
Listening to soft music and the sound of the ocean is quite relaxing to me.
LaToya Jackson