Janet Jackson met his biggest fan on Sunday. “After hours of singing, dancing and sweating through the [Cincinatti Music Festival]we have to hang out with [Janet, 56]”, Larry Birkhead captioned a photo he posted on July 24. The photo showed Janet posing between Larry, 49, and Dannielynn BirkheadLarry’s 15-year-old daughter and Anna Nicole Smith. Dannielynn had the biggest smile on her face as she stood next to Janet, who was wearing a beige jumpsuit after her performance. Dannielynn looked like a young emo-punk rocker with her Dr. Martens and safety pin gloves.
“[Janet] killed it,” added Larry, who said the music icon “managed to include all of his hits, singing and dancing in the heat and still finds time for two of his fans. Larry said he and his daughter had “a great weekend” and remarked, “How cute is Janet?”
The reunion comes nearly three months after Dannielynn attended the Barnstable Brown Gala, a Kentucky Derby pre-party, while dressed in one of Janet’s old ensembles. Dannielynn wore a black and white outfit purchased at a charity auction, and Larry said Janet wore the costume “to the same party in 2003”. The trio took a photo together at the gala, and Dannielynn couldn’t hold back her joy. “Janet was so gracious and complimentary to Dannielynn in her outfit,” Larry captioned the gallery. “She made Dannielynn so happy and even graciously posed for a picture with us.”
Janet was at the 2022 Kentucky Derby to make what would be the first in a series of rare appearances and performances. She was also ‘blown away when she saw Dannielynn wearing her signature outfit,’ an insider said. HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY after the Kentucky Derby meeting. “She couldn’t believe her eyes and thought Dannielynn looked absolutely stunning. Janet felt like it was so meant to be that she met them at the derby and thought they couldn’t have been nicer.
It was a summer of reunion for Janet. At the beginning of July, she finds her former Good time costar Kim Fields. Janet portrayed Penny Godon Woods in 48 episodes of the 1970s sitcom, while Kim, 53, played her character “Kim” in a pair of episodes. Kim would later establish her fame as “Tootie” in Different strokesa role she would take on The facts of life. Kim also played Regine Hunter on To live alone in the 1990s.