Yes, you read that right: At 49 years old, Janet Jackson is expecting her first child.

A few weeks ago, the pop legend announced that she was cancelling her Unbreakable tour to focus on starting a family, so this news isn’t entirely out of the blue – but still: It’s not exactly every day a woman about to turn 50 announces she’s pregnant. 

The star has has to confirm the news, but according to ET Jackson is apparently in her second trimester, and she and her husband had been seeking fertility treatment for some time. 



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