Janet Jackson surprised friend of 17 years,Missy Elliott as she flew to Manhattan from England on Thursday to present her with the Visionary Award at the ninth annual Essence Black Women in Music event.The 51-year-old rocked a black-sequin floral mini-dress in knee-high boots as she gushed about the 46-year-old. She said;
‘Missy, you’re one of the most genuine people I have ever known,”Awww Missy! You bless us with your loving spirit and your smiling heart. So from one friend, to another, thank you. Really thank you.’
‘Some women are able to make her mark in some of these fields; but there’s only one woman who has made her mark in all of these fields,’ Janet said.
‘Not only have you made your mark, but she’s done so with boldness and courage.’
‘That was a surprise! ”I’ve known Janet over a decade and this is not just someone I do music with. I can call Janet any time of night and she will listen. The times that I may have felt like giving up, she’s always gave me an encouraging word.’
Janet be looking fine lately…She is such a sweet friend. Congrats Missy, Well deserved.