Janet Jackson Opens Up About Being Pregnant At 50

Janet Jackson is no stranger to the music industry or to living in the public eye as a member of the notorious Jackson family. She is the Jackson family's youngest child. Although it is obvious that Jackson was influenced by her elder siblings, she has established her own reputation and prepared the route for her solo career.

Jackson was nurtured with a passion of music and was born on May 16, 1966. She is renowned for including elements of funk, disco, rap, rhythm and blues, and industrial sounds in her music. Jackson's songs frequently include sentimental lyrics that address significant societal concerns. Jackson is not only a fantastic singer and composer, but she is also a phenomenal dancer. She also has acting experience, demonstrating just how multifaceted this celebrity is.

In 1976, the gifted woman started her career on a variety television program called "The Jacksons," and since then, her popularity has soared. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, she made numerous additional shows. As she sought to break down barriers, Jackson's distinctive voice and flawless choreography during the 1980s and 1990s made her a household name. Since then, she has won several accolades.

Given her renowned family and relationship to Michael Jackson, known as the "King of Pop," Jackson's status as a lightning rod for controversy is hardly surprise. Her "wardrobe malfunction" at a Super Bowl halftime show was one of her most infamous professional moments, and it caused her career to drastically decline. While the shock of the episode has now subsided, Jackson was once more the subject of media rumors and criticism when she revealed she was expecting and would give birth to her first child in her 50s.

Jackson is no stranger to the spotlight as a performer; he has received a lot of acclaim and attention as well as a lot of reaction and criticism. She received some of her first criticism after performing with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime performance in 2004. Jackson's bustier was partially removed by Timberlake during a duet of "Rock Your Body" owing to a "wardrobe malfunction," leaving her extremely exposed. However, Jackson received the most of the unfavorable commentary, which hurt her career.

A two-part documentary named "Janet Jackson" was published in late January 2022, providing audiences an inside look at Jackson's career as an artist and what to look forward to from her in the future. Even a little excerpt from Michael Jackson's brand-new song "Luv I Luv" was shown in the documentary. It also provided insight into her third marriage to Wissam Al Mana, the executive director of the Al Mana Group, who is now her ex-husband.

Eissa was the name of the boy they had together before they split up. She made the announcement of her pregnancy in October 2016. For every expectant woman, this should be a time of immense delight, but Jackson was instead barraged with criticism. This was due to the fact that she would give birth to the kid at the age of 50.

When males make choices that don't always follow societal norms, women frequently find themselves on the receiving end of such choices. Such was the case with Jackson, despite the fact that the music icon was obviously overjoyed about the approaching arrival of her child, as she expressed in a press release:

"We give God praise for his blessing."

The media went wild despite this. Reports of her pregnancy started to surface, along with expert statements and cautions on the risks and hazards of conceiving and giving birth to a kid at such a "advanced" age.

One of these feigned critical articles was published in Vogue in October 2016. Jackson was barely mentioned in the study, which focused on how women of "advanced age" may become pregnant, the methods accessible to them, safety measures, and hazards. Women in their 40s and 50s are still able to conceive, "if they have the resources... the mental endurance and courage to persevere through rounds of IVF, blood tests, and hormones; and the availability to specialists who can provide such treatments," the article's conclusion said. Several other stories that wrote about Jackson followed suit, firmly hinting that the singer had either had IVF or had her eggs stored. One reproductive center even went so far as to include her in an editorial for advertising.

While it's common for the media to speculate about celebrities, it's obvious that Jackson didn't want to participate and has never explicitly said if she used IVF to conceive. Jackson opts to pay attention to her personal blessings rather than what the majority of others are saying. She was very honest about the difficulties of becoming a mother.

"Being a working mother is challenging. No nanny here for me. All of it is done by me. There is no reason I cannot do it as my mother managed to raise nine children. Of course, someone watches him when I'm at work, but it's just my kid and me. Though often difficult, my life has altered. Obviously, my infant is the priority "She told Stellar, the Daily Telegraph stated.

Jackson seems to have gotten used to being a mother now that Eissa is 5 years old. She posted a heartfelt birthday tribute to Eissa on Instagram in February 2022 with the message, "You're maturing so quickly. Such a lovely and intellectual youngster. I hope your life is filled with wonderful experiences. Your mother loves you."
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