Janet Jackson separates from husband, bringing tour to Philly

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 01:46PM
FILE - In this May 23, 2013 file photo, singer Janet Jackson arrives at amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit in Southern France. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)AP
Janet Jackson has confirmed a rumored split with her husband and says she plans to resume the world tour she called off more than a year ago during her pregnancy with her son.

Jackson says in a video posted on Twitter that she has separated from husband Wissam Al Mana. She says, "We are in court and the rest is in God's hands."


The couple's son was born in January.

The 50-year-old singer has also announced a return to the road on Sept. 7, 18 months after postponing her "Unbreakable" tour. Her tour will make a stop in Philadelphia on November 13.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. through WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com.

Jackson is also changing the name of the tour to "State of the World."

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