LaToya Jackson is part of one of the most famous musical families in American history. While her musical career never really took off, she’s been a spokeswoman for the Jackson family at various times, a critic at others. She’s written a memoir “Starting Over” and currently runs Ja-Tail Enterprises, an entertainment company. Now, she has another chance for stardom. Her new show on OWN, “Life With LaToya,” debuts this Saturday, April 13th at 10:30 p.m. She joined the Tom Joyner Morning Show today to talk about it, her life and what she really thinks about fellow reality star Omarosa.
SKIP CHEATHAM: Guess what? This doesn’t happen often. Guess who we have on the phone right now.
LONI LOVE: I’m getting excited.
Skip: LeToya Jackson, how you doing?
LATOYA JACKSON: How are you guys doing?
Skip: We are doing really good. First of all, let me say congratulations on your new show on the OWN Network, “Life with LaToya.” Tell me a quick overview on the show.
LaToya: Thank you. I appreciate that. “Life With LaToya” as you know premieres Saturday on the OWN Network. It is a fun show. We’re having lots of fun, it’s loving, it’s lighthearted, it’s me. It’s everything that I’m about. And you’re going to love every aspect of it. We’ve got so many different surprises on the show. It just takes you on that ride with me.
Loni: LaToya, what’s the biggest misconception about you?
LaToya: That’s one of the great questions that you ask me. That’s one of the reasons why I did this show because I’m always offered to do a show and things of that nature and I always said No, No, No, and now it’s come to a point in my life where I’m like “Wait a minute.” People don’t really know me. They don’t really know who I am. They think they know me but and they have all these strange ideas [about me.} I say, “Hey you know what? Come on this rid with me and you’ll see who I am.” All these misconceptions will be thrown out the window, whatever they are.