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Janet Jackson Confirms Divorce, Makes Major Announcement

Last year, superstar entertainer Janet Jackson shocked the world when she announced that she’d be postponing her “Unbreakable” tour to start a family.

Jackson, 50, welcomed a beautiful baby boy in January. But just three months after the birth of her son, Eissa Al Mana, rumors of divorce from her billionaire hubby, Wissam Al Mana, swirled.

Well it looks like the divorce rumors are actually true. Until Monday, Jackson had been mum about the hearsay. In a video message to her fans, Janet not only confirmed her split, but announced a massive tour.

“Hey you guys, it’s me Jan, just in case you don’t recognize me cuz I have put on quite a few since I had the baby …But I thank God. I thank God for him you guys he’s so beautiful, so sweet so loving, such a happy baby,” the star states in the video posted to her website. “[…] I just want to keep it real with you guys for a second. Yes, I separated from my husband. We are in court and the rest is in God’s hands.”

Janet also announced that she will continue her tour “as promised,” but it will be called the “State of the World Tour” instead of “Unbreakable.”

“It’s about people, the world, relationships and just love. I want to thank you guys for all your patience and your support throughout the years. I’m excited!”

The tour kicks off on Sept. 7th. Watch Janet’s highly anticipated announcement below.

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