Janet Jackson, who struggled with body image issues throughout her life, recalls how even her brother, the late Michael Jackson, teased her about her looks as a child.

She spoke about the matter in her new documentary, Janet Jackson.She co-produced the film. This rare commentary comes from “Rhythm Nation”, a former child actress and singer.

“When I turned 10 years old, this was what I did.” [the sitcom] Good Times and that’s the beginning of having weight issues and the way I looked at myself,” Janet, 55, said in part three of the four-part documentary, airing Saturday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. ET at Lifetime. “It was very difficult for me to develop at an early age. They would put a chest on my chest, and make it look flatter.

She said, “And then Mike used to tease and call me names. His nicknames for me were ‘pig, ‘horse and slaughterer hog’ and cow. He didn’t mean it out of malice. It was funny because brothers teased sisters and sisters teased each other.