Janet Jackson releases statement, says she does not have cancer

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LOS ANGELES — Janet Jackson said last month that she was postponing her “Unbreakable” tour to have an unspecified surgical procedure.

Earlier on Wednesday, reports surfaced that she would be undergoing surgery for throat cancer.

janetOn Wednesday night, the singer released a short song and statement on social media saying that she does not have cancer and is recovering from surgery.

Back in December, the 49-year-old singer posted a message on her website and social media sites announcing that all future tour dates had been postponed until the spring.

She confirmed in the statement that her European tour dates will go on as scheduled and the rest will be rescheduled.