Janet Jackson surprised Margzetta Frazier, a UCLA gymnast, with the FaceTime call of a lifetime on Friday (Feb. 19) after the young lady went viral for using the superstar’s music during her floor routine.
According to “Good Morning America,” Frazier received a text saying that she would be receiving a special phone call. A few moments later, the phone call turned out to be from Jackson herself. “I would one day love to learn to tumble. And if I do, I would love for you to teach me!” the “Any Time, Any Place” singer told Frazier. “I did it once in the video ‘Pleasure Principle,’ and the way it was shot, people didn’t think that it was me, but it was me doing the backflip!”
The smiling gymnast agreed to teach Jackson a move or two. “I would love for you to teach me. ... Hopefully, I won’t break anything!” the All For You songstress added. “I just want to say thank you, thank you for sharing your talent. It’s so beautiful to see you tumble, really inspiring. And it just inspired me to want to do more and be better and be stronger. I absolutely loved it.”
Frazier broke the internet on Feb. 10 when she scored a 9.925 out of 10 at UCLA’s meet against Brigham Young University. During her routine, she incorporated some choreography from Jackson’s music videos for “Nasty” and “If.”
Earlier this month, Jackson took to social media to share an emotional video thanking her fans following Justin Timberlake’s apology.
“I was at home just the other day by myself and I began to cry,” the pop star said in the video. “I was crying because I was so thankful for all that God has blessed me with, all that he has given me. I’m so thankful for Him being in my life. And I am so thankful for all of you being in my life.”
Check out Frazier and Jackson’s FaceTime call below.