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Janet Jackson confirms pregnancy with magazine photoshoot

PREGNANCY PHOTOSHOOT: Janet Jackson

JANET JACKSON has officially confirmed her pregnancy posing for a photoshoot with People Magazine and revealing, “We thank God for our blessing”.

The 50-year-old singer announced six months ago she was postponing her tour to “have a family” with husband Wissam Al Mana.

In a video statement published on her website on April 6, the singer said: "My husband and I are planning our family, so I'm going to have to delay the tour," she said in the video.

"Please, if you can try and understand that it's important that I do this now.

"I have to rest up - doctor's orders - but I have not forgotten about you. I will continue the tour as soon as I possibly can."
She has subsequently been spotted with a growing baby bump, but has never commented about the news until now.

A source said: “Janet is super excited. She's doing great. Janet feels really strong and is just so excited for the baby to come. She feels like this is one of the best things ever to happen to her.”

The That's the Way Love Goes hitmaker - the sister of the late Michael Jackson - secretly wed Al Mana in 2012 - her third marriage.

In 2008, the star about whether she and her then-boyfriend, Jermaine Dupri, would be open to having kids. "I would love to have children of our own, but we also would love to adopt," she said. "So, we'll see what happens. It'll happen someday."

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