Janet Jackson Quit Showbiz and Converted To Islam, I Guess

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As Janet Jackson herself predicted in 2001: Maybe we’ll meet at a bar / He’ll drive a funky car / Maybe he’ll be a Qatari-born retail billionaire / And I’ll convert to Islam. Sure enough, rumor has it that Jackson has retired from show business for good and adopted the religion of her husband Wissam al-Mana, who she secretly married back in 2012.

One insider confirms: ““She’s gone. She married a billionaire. They’ve got houses in three countries. She’s spending time in the Middle East. She’s become a Muslim.” And here she is wearing a hijab that does not lend itself to wardrobe malfunctions.

Naturally, this wouldn’t be complete without some kind of scandalous twist: in al-Mana’s salad days, he dated a pole dancer and Playboy Playmate named Gwen Rogers, a chapter of his past that Jackson apparently doesn’t know about. Rogers told the National Enquirer via Bossip: “I met him when he was a student. He was very religious. I wish him and Janet all the best and that’s all I want to say about him.”) [Bossip, The Blemish, Radar Online]

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