Janet Jackson reportedly felt like a “prisoner” in her marriage to Wissam Al Mana. Wissam reportedly wanted a “traditional wife who stuck with Muslim traditions.”
via Us Weekly
He swept in at just the right time,” an insider said of Al Mana. “He bailed her out and whisked her away to the Middle East.” “Janet lived a very lavish life with him,” the source added. “His money could afford them a lot of privacy, which was what she craved.” What’s more, Al Mana awakened in Jackson a desire for a family. “Janet was never very maternal before, but that changed with Wissam,” the insider said. “He really wanted a baby and she was ready. She realized she found the right guy.”However, over time, Al Mana’s desire for “a traditional wife who stuck with Muslim traditions” began to change things. She started to wear burkas and became isolated. “Janet felt like a prisoner,” another source recalled.