Janet Jackson: 'I Do Not Have Cancer'
Janet Jackson does not have cancer.
On Wednesday, the singer addressed rumors that she had canceled recent tour dates due to throat cancer. She made the statement in a video posted to her Twitter account, starting first with a scrolling Star Wars-style text clip that first ran through the lyrics of her Unbreakable track "
She concluded the message, "Thank you for your prayers and love."
From my lips… https://t.co/0fQjkej5lY— Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) January 7, 2016
Last month Jackson announced she was postponing her Unbreakable World Tour until the spring to undergo surgery. Following a number of cancelations previously, the tour had been scheduled to resume on Jan. 9. at Denver's Pepsi Center. It was 49-year-old pop icon's first tour since 2011.
Jackson's latest album, Unbreakable, recently topped the Billboard 200 chart, making her the third act to earn No. 1 albums in each of the last four decades.