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Janet Jackson Leans On Her On-Again Love Jermaine Dupri After Dad Joe’s Death

Jul. 9 2018, Updated 10:06 p.m. ET

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Janet Jackson has found a shoulder to cry on following the death of her beloved father, Joe Jackson! has exclusively learned the 52-year-old “Pleasure Principle” singer and her off-again, on-again boyfriend, Jermaine Dupri, 45, secretly spent the weekend to together at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.

However, according to a source, the duo are not ready to go public with their rekindled romance just yet!

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“Janet’s main priority right now is her baby Eissa and her health, but they are totally hooking up and have been on and off since after her divorce from Wissam,” Al Mana, a Jackson family insider told Radar.

“They have always remained close friends, but Janet turned to Jermaine for support after her messy divorce from Wissam," continued the insider. "The chemistry was undeniable and the flame was reignited almost instantly.”

As Radar reported, Jackson was spotted getting cozy with Dupri back in December 2017, shortly after she and Al Mana split.

“Janet and Jermaine talk on a daily basis and they really confide in each other with everything,” the source said.

Jackson especially needed Dupri's solid support in the days leading up to her father Joe's June 27 death from cancer at age 89.

“Jermaine was really there for her when Joe died," the insider told Radar. "He was one of the only people that she let in when he was ill and he was there for Janet every step of the way.”

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