Janet Jackson confirms marriage to Wissam Al Mana

Marco Glaviano

Rumors that Janet Jackson is planning her wedding to Wissam Al Mana have been flying fast and furious for weeks now. There's only one problem: they're already married!

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In their first joint statement as a couple, Jackson and Al Mana confirm the news exclusively to ET, saying, "The rumours regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true. Last year we were married in a quiet, private, and beautiful ceremony."

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"Our wedding gifts to one another were contributions to our respective favourite children's charities. We would appreciate that our privacy is respected and that we are allowed this time for celebration and joy. With love, Wissam and Janet."

Congratulations to the happy couple!

Photo by world-renowned photographer, Marco Glaviano.