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Janet Jackson Breaks Down Onstage During Performance of "What About" in Houston

Janet Jackson Breaks Down Onstage During Performance of

Janet Jackson performs the opening night of her State Of The World tour at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA on September 7, 2017.

Onstage at the Toyota Center in Houston, the 51-year-old paused after performing her 1997 song 'What About, ' bent over and sobbed for a few seconds.

In the clip above, Ms. Jackson appears to be fine as she sings the lyrics to the song, which is about domestic violence.

"This is me", she said as fans encouraged her from the audience with cheers and applause. The Grammy-winning singer also traded her all-black ensembles for a more casual one, wearing a fitted white sweater, a pair of tight jeans and knee-high boots. Meanwhile, she's going through a divorce from his father, Wissam Al Mana, after five years of marriage.




Janet, whose show is normally more high-octane and cheerful, has just resumed her tour since giving birth to her first child, son Eissa, at the end of previous year. As any devout Janet fans would, the crowd began roaring in support of her even as she brought her hand to her face when the tears begin to roll.

The youngest child of the Jackson family, the "Together Again" singer has sold over 100 million records, giving her the distinction of being one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music. Or it could be the marital woes that had blown Janet Jackson's way.

On Wednesday, the star declared that she would be performing in Houston in spite of the destruction left in the territory by Hurricane Harvey.

She previously announced plans to arrive in the city early so she can meet victims of the natural disaster and help with relief efforts.

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