Janet Jackson will soon become a mother in the nearing months after she officially confirmed her pregnancy to People early Wednesday morning (Oct. 12).
The award-winning singer put her music career on hold to focus on her forthcoming bundle of joy, and said her and her family “thank God for our blessing.”
#ICYMI: Janet Jackson officially announces her pregnancy ‘blessing’ at 50 – see the exclusive photo https://t.co/nPt3ExVrbT pic.twitter.com/67hMsypzvV
— People Magazine (@people) October 12, 2016
A source near to Jackson also shared that she’s “super excited about her pregnancy and is doing extremely well. She actually feels very good about everything.”
The 50-year-old previously released a video on Twitter to announce that her and her husband are planning to add to their family, thus cutting her world tour short. “We’re on the second leg of the tour, and there actually has been a sudden change. I thought it was important that you’d be the first to know,” Jackson said. “My husband and I are planning our family. So I’m going to have delay the tour. Please try and understand that it’s important that I do this now. I have to rest up, doctors orders.”