Bobby Brown may be in wedded bliss, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t still a little bit charmed by Janet Jackson.
“Janet was the crush of my life,” Brown stated in his A&E two-night documentary, Biography: Bobby Brown.
“What was it about Janet?” he stated. “Everything. Her little smile, body, her dance moves, her little laugh.”
The film contains an old clip of Brown telling BET that he was “madly in love with her” and interviews from a previous boyfriend, producer Jermaine Dupri who claimed that while he was going out with Jackson, he would tease her about her relationship with Brown.
Brown stated that he and Jackson “loved each other’s company” but didn’t have that long of a relationship.”
The 53-year-old singer added that things didn’t work out “because she couldn’t be with a man like myself.”
“I’m from the projects. I’m hood,” Brown continued. “And her father [Joe Jackson] wouldn’t allow her to be with someone like me.”
Brown later dated Whitney Houston afterward. He even referred to Houston as the love of his life. The couple tied the knot in 1992 until 2007.
After a few years, in 2012, Houston died at 48.
Brown is now married to Alicia Etheredge Brown. The pair have three children together and star in a new reality show, Bobby Brown: Every Little Step.
Some media outlets have contacted Jackson, who has never officially acknowledged her past relationship with Brown, for comment.