In response to Justin Timberlake returning for the halftime show 14 years after Nipplegate without the legendary singer by his side, fans have taken to social media to honor the performer in their own way. Jackson confirmed Saturday she would not be popping up as a surprise guest, adding, "Thank you for your support and I do look forward to seeing you all very soon."
The hashtag #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay quickly became the #2 trend on Twitter on Sunday morning, second to #SuperBowlSunday. Started by NFL player-turned director Matthew A. Cherry, the hashtag is designed for fans to "celebrate her the way she deserves to be celebrated!"
So far, the trend has already garnered the support of Janet's nephew, Taj Jackson, who tweeted on Saturday, "Yep! Major props go to @MatthewACherry for getting this party started. I'm ready for tomorrow."