The Meaning Behind Janet Jackson’s Son’s Name

Jan 4, 2017 at 12:01 pm |

The baby is here and he's got a special name!

Celebrities are notorious for giving their children unique (or, let’s be honest, completely weird) names. Who knows why, but celebs insist on getting creative on birth certificates. It’s rare that a star gives their baby a classic name, but as usual, Janet Jackson has delivered. The 50-year-old musician welcomed her first child yesterday (January 3, 2017) and not only did she go classic—she went biblical.

Janet Jackson Red Carpet

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