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Janet Jackson called police to check on welfare of her 1-year-old son

Wissam Al Mana and Janet Jackson attend the

Wissam Al Mana and Janet Jackson attend the Giorgio Armani fashion show during Milan Fashion Week in 2013. Credit: Getty Images / Vittorio Zunino Celotto

Janet Jackson asked police on Saturday to conduct a welfare check on her and her estranged husband's infant son, who was in his father's care.

"Deputies were there [and] called to the scene" at the Nobu Hotel in Malibu, California, a representative for Malibu / Lost Hills Sheriff's Station confirmed to People magazine Sunday night, adding, "They decided the child was OK and they left."

A watch commander with the sheriff's office told "Entertainment Tonight," which first reported the incident, that singer-actress Jackson, 52, made the call shortly before 10 p.m. 

Five-time Grammy Award winner Jackson -- sister of the late superstar Michael Jackson -- was not at the hotel when the welfare check was made.

She and third husband Wissam Al Mana, a Qatari billionaire whose Al Mana Group represents numerous luxury brands and has investments in media, real estate and other industries, had son Eissa on Jan. 3, 2017. Three months later, a representative for Jackson told ABC News that the couple were separating but not immediately planning to divorce.

Jackson's brother Randy Jackson, 61, told "Entertainment Tonight" that his sister had called police after being contacted by a nanny who was helping Al Mana with Eissa. Randy Jackson said the caregiver had become "terrified" by what she considered Al Mana's aggressiveness "and locked herself in a bathroom, so she could contact Janet."

Representatives for the Al Mana Group, contacted via the company's website access for "Media Inquiries," did not respond to a Newsday request for comment. Jackson, whose upcoming tour dates include the Panorama New York City music festival at Randall's Island Park on July 28, has not commented on social media.

Jackson wed Al Mana in 2012 but kept the marriage secret until the following year. She previously had been married to R&B singer James DeBarge, eloping in 1984. That union was annulled after eight months. In March 1991, she married her songwriting partner, Rene Elizondo, but the two, who kept that marriage secret for years, separated in January 1999. Elizondo filed for divorce that May, and after lengthy settlement negotiations, the divorce was finalized in October 2003.

In April 2016, Jackson ignited pregnancy rumors when she announced she was taking time off from her Unbreakable concert tour because of "a sudden change" and that she and her husband "are planning our family." She added, "I have to rest up; doctor's orders."   She confirmed in October that she was expecting, providing People with a photo of her pregnant self and telling the magazine, "We thank God for our blessing."

Jackson has had numerous No. 1 albums since her third, "Control," in 1986. Her most recent, "Unbreakable," reached No. 1 in October 2015.

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