Janet Jackson confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that she married her boyfriend, businessman Wissam Al Mana, last year.

Jackson and Al Mana released a statement after rumors began to circulate that she was planning an expensive wedding. “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,” the couple said.

This is Jackson’s third marriage.

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