Janet Jackson Welcomes Her First Child At 50 And The Name Is Beautiful!
Janet Jackson has given birth to her first child and her siblings could not be more supportive.
The 'That's The Way Love Goes' hitmaker and her husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their son Eissa Al Mana into the world on Tuesday!
In a statement to People magazine, her team said "Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana are thrilled to welcome their new son Eissa Al Mana into the world. Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably."
The 50-year-old star and sister of the late Michael Jackson has kept out of the spotlight during her pregnancy so we're delighted to hear that mother and baby are doing well
Janet confirmed she was expecting in October but reportedly suffered from bad morning sickness throughout the pregnanc.y
A close friend of her revealed "Janet is super excited. She's doing great. Janet feels really strong and is just so excited for the baby to come. She feels like this is one of the best things ever to happen to her. She is doing OK and resting until she is due. She is aware of complications, but as of now doctors say she is OK ...
"Her support system is extremely strong. She is taking things easy these days and is feeling well but not overdoing it in any capacity of her life. Janet is staying healthy for her and her baby. She's been praying for a child for a very long time. She's already in the process of thinking of baby names."
Her family are also speaking glowingly about Janet's motherly potential, with brother Jermaine thinking she'll make a great parent.
Speaking before the birth, he said "She'll be a great mother because she is very tough, very strict. But I tell her, 'If you need any parenting skills or baby skills, let me know because I'm the best diaper changer there is on this planet, still to this day.'"
La Toya Jackson has congratulated sister Janet Jackson on the birth of her first child.
The 50-year-old singer and her husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their son, Eissa Al Mana, into the world on Tuesday and the pair have been overwhelmed with heart-warming messages from their families praising them on the new arrival.
Janet's 60-year-old sibling took to Twitter to share her thoughts on the news.
Alongside a picture of a blue balloon with "It's a boy" emblazoned across it, she wrote: "How exciting! @JanetJackson, Jan and Wissam just gave birth to a beautiful baby boy!!! Congratulations!!!."
Janet's nephew TJ Jackson - who is the son of Janet's brother Tito - has also reached out to the star following her pregnancy.
He said: "Congrats Auntie @JanetJackson!!! So so happy for you & Wissan. Enjoy every minute with your greatest hit, Elissa. #parenthoodisthebest."
Speaking about Janet's welfare in a statement, her representative said: "Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana are thrilled to welcome their new son Eissa Al Mana into the world. Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably."