If a celebrity gets married and no paparazzi or reporters are around to photograph it, did it happen at all? Janet Jackson just proved (for the second time) that, yes, it did.
Despite all the media attention on high-wattage stars' love lives these days, Jackson somehow managed to plan a secret wedding to Wissam Al Mana, a 37-year-old Qatari businessman, at some point last year. The happy couple confirmed the news to Entertainment Tonight on February 26, saying in a joint statement that they'd wed in a "quiet, private and beautiful ceremony."
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And this isn't the first time Janet has gotten away with undercover nuptials. In 1991, the "Nasty" singer married her second husband, Rene Elizondo, Jr. The marriage lasted eight years, so an under-the-radar ceremony might be good luck for her.
In 2012, secret weddings were all the rage. Anne Hathaway married Adam Shulman at sunset in September, Natalie Portman married Benjamin Millepied in October, and Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds got hitched right before Christmas. The press only found out about Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's romantic Italian wedding days before they said, "I do."
So we have to wonder: Which celebrity couples might have already tied the knot—without even telling us?
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