First time mom-to-be Janet Jackson was photographed shopping in London on Tuesday (Sept. 27), and her ever-growing baby bump was front-and-center.
This is the first time Miss Jackson, 50, has been photographed since announcing the news of her pregnancy with husband, Wissam Al Mana, back in May. According to Entertainment Tonight, Jackson was reportedly leaving a baby furniture store called Back In Action, where she had a private 45-minute shopping spree. She can be seen in dark sweatpants and a sweatshirt, a head wrap and scarf.
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The announcement of her pregnancy surprised fans who were eagerly awaiting seeing her in action on her Unbreakable world tour. However, it was announced in April the tour has been postponed until 2017 so the pop icon could start “planning” for her growing family, dispelling rumors that she was undergoing treatment for cancer.
“Please, if you can, try and understand that it’s important that I do this now,” Jackson revealed in a Twitter video announcing the tour’s postponement. “I have to rest up, doctor’s orders!”
Brother Jermaine Jackson told Us Weekly that he can’t wait for Janet to become a mother.
“I’m proud to be an uncle, and I can’t wait to see how this baby is going to look,” he said. “She’ll be a great mother, because she is very tough, very strict.”