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Janet Jackson’s ex-husband claims she has a secret daughter

Janet Jackson's ex-husband, singer James DeBarge has made a shocking claim that the expectant mother already has a daughter

By Sinead Corcoran

Janet Jackson’s ex-husband singer James DeBarge has dropped a huge bombshell, and claimed that he shares a secret daughter with Janet, reports Fox News

In a newly released clip from WE TV's "Growing Up Hip Hop," James is confronted by his daughter Kristinia about an article she read in which he discusses the claims.

"I'm tired of the secrecy," James tells Kristinia.

Janet and James were married in 1984, and the marriage was anulled one year later
Janet and James were married in 1984, and the marriage was anulled one year later

"I'm tired of the truth not coming forward, and people being a coward when it comes to it. And I thought it was wise for me to speak out now because it needs to be addressed."

"To be honest with you, I didn't know," he continues. "I was under the impression that there was no baby, and I wanted to believe it's not true. But it is."

50-year-old Janet, who is pregnant with husband Wissa Al Mana has yet to address the claim.

After announcing in April she was postponing her Unbreakable World Tour to focus on “planning” a family with her husband Wissam Al Mana, she later confirmed she was expecting her first child.

“I thought it was important that you be the first to know. My husband and I are planning our family, so I’m going to have to delay the tour,” she told her fans.

“Please, if you could try and understand that it’s important that I do this now.

“I have to rest up, doctor’s orders. But I have not forgotten about you. I will continue the tour as soon as I possibly can."

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