Janet Jackson updates fans on her tour through a video uploaded to her YouTube channel and thanks them for sticking with her.
Jackson’s Unbreakable World Tour has so far been postponed twice. First, medical issues prompted her to rest in December 2015. The second time occurred in April 2016. The icon revealed to fans that she and husband, Wissam Al Mana, were focusing on building a family. Now fast forward to 2017. Rumors of Jackson’s marital issues mixed with arrival of her newborn son. For fans, the continuation of the tour still seemed uncertain—uncertain until the artist shared a 90-second video [Monday, May 1].
She titled it, “A special message from Janet for her fans.” And it targeted everything—EVERYTHING. First order of business, Jackson addressed her marriage. “Yes, I separated from my husband. We are in court. And the rest is in God’s hands.”
Now for the tour, the “No Sleep” singer reassured fans that her tour was still a go. She parted ways with the old name—inspired by her single—“Unbreakable”—and changed it to the “State of the World Tour.” The new name may seem like a hint to the current political situation. But for Jackson, it is actually means “people, the world, relationships, and just love.”
No one does it on stage like Janet and her fans can’t wait to see her on tour which starts…*drumroll*…September 7, 2017. “I’m so excited, you guys, so excited.”
If you don’t believe us, hear Janet Jackson say it herself:
And when you’re done jumping up and down, kick back to the Unbreakable album and get ready cause the State of the World Tour is only a few short months away.