Janet’s Islam conversion ‘ends raunchiness’
Janet Jackson has reportedly nixed “raunchy” lyrics and dancing after converting to Islam.
The 49-year-old superstar married business magnate Wissam Al Mana in 2012, who was born in Qatar but raised in London, England.
Despite his British upbringing Wissam kept true to his Islamic heritage and Janet has adopted her other half’s Muslim faith as her own.
“The days of raunchy dance moves and sexual lyrics are long gone for Janet,” a source told British newspaper The Sun.
Janet is currently performing concerts as part of her The Unbreakable World Tour. Onlookers have noted she has been ending each show by signing “Insha Allah” with her hands, which means “If Allah wills”.
It’s claimed Janet takes her newfound faith very seriously and has been doing all that she can to incorporate Muslim religious practices into her everyday life.
“She feels like she has found a home with her new religion and has told members of her family, who completely respect her choice,” the insider explained. “She has spent a great deal of time studying the religion and its followers.”
Sources previously revealed her entire comeback with album Unbreakable and the accompanying tour is representative of the huge transformation Janet has undergone.
"[Unbreakable is about] the human spirit, love, marriage, Janet's precious family and her fans,” a source told ET Online.
"The music icon wants her message to the world to be that through mistakes, pain and loss, the bonds of love are Unbreakable.”
Janet confirmed the nature of her return to the music industry herself via Twitter.
"I promised you’d hear it from my lips and now you will. This year, new music, new world tour, a new movement. I’ve been listening. Let’s keep the conversation going," the star noted in a video she tweeted.
- Cover Media