Janet Jackson “So Excited” to be fasting this Ramadan

  • Pop star Janet Jackson was the ‘Beyonce’ of her era

July 6, 2014

Albawaba– A bunch of Hollywood A-Listers were “exposed” as Muslims over the years, and after Janet Jackson married Qatari billionaire businessman Wissam al Mana it was obvious that she’d joined the “Muslim Club” too!

The couple tied the knot in 2012.

Now that Ramadan is upon us, rumor has it that the American pop star will be observing the Holy month for the first time after converting to Islam last year, reports International Business Times, IBT UK.

The 48-year-old singer was raised in a Christian family, but her elder brother Jermaine Jackson had openly announced his conversion to Islam years ago.

Janet and Wissam Al Mana at a fashion show in Moscow, Russia in October 2012
Janet and husband, Wissam Al Mana at a fashion show in Moscow, Russia in October 2012


Madonna Practicing Islam? Singer Reveals She’s Studying Muslim Holy Text – HuffingtonPost

Posted: 10/08/2013

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Madonna made waves in the mid-1990s when she began studying the Kabbalah, a Jewish esoteric tradition that draws from the mystical and prophetic visions described throughout the Torah. Now she’s causing uproar with the news that she’s begun studying the Koran, the sacred text of Islam, joining celebs like Janet Jackson, Dave Chappelle, and Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), who reportedly also practice Islam. Is this a Madonna-worthy publicity stunt or an earnest attempt to deepen her spirituality?

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