Janet Jackson confirms she is pregnant with her first child at age 50

Virgin Radio

12 Oct 2016, 13:53

Janet Jackson has offiically confirmed she is pregnant with her first child at the age of 50.

In April, the star announced via a video on Twitter that she was delaying her tour because she and her husband, businessman Wissam Al Mana, were "planning our family".

While she didn't say she was pregnant, the and singer revealed there had been a "sudden change" to the second leg of her tour - which started in August 2015.

She continued: "Please, if you could 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."

The singer has now confirmed she is expecting a child. 

She told US publication : "We thank God for our blessing."