Michelle Obama knows how to make her fans feel special and that extends to the ones who are only 2-years-old.
The former First Lady proved that when she met with little Parker Curry, who became an Internet sensation when someone posted a photo on Facebook of the tot staring in awe at the recently unveiled official portrait of Obama in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Donna Hines & I made a pilgrimage today and we were delighted to wait in line behind this fellow art lover & hopeful patriot.
The photo vent viral, and wound up with the youngster experiencing a face-to-face meeting with the subject of the portrait, which Obama shared on social media.
Not only did Obama graciously chat with the little girl, she also busted a few moves with her, posting the video on social media to prove it.
“Parker, I’m so glad I had the chance to meet you today (and for the dance party)!” wrote Obama in the caption accompanying the video. “Keep on dreaming big for yourself… and maybe one day I’ll proudly look up at a portrait of you!”
Despite her tender age, little Parker Curry is already represented by a PR firm. According to the Daily Mail, the toddler is currently repped by “lifestyle PR firm” TAA Public Relations, which also represents the Smithsonian Institution.
As the girl’s mother, Jessica Curry, told CNN, her daughter was fascinated by Obama because she thinks that she’s a queen.
“Parker was in front on the portrait, and I really wanted her to turn around so I could get a picture with her, and she genuinely, honestly would not turn around. She was uncooperative with me because she was just so focused on the portrait and studying it, and she was just so fascinated,” said Curry. “I realized that she believes Michelle Obama is a queen, and she wants to be a queen as well.”
After the former FLOTUS shared the pics, rapper/actor Common took to Twitter to offer praise. “Queen Recognizing Queen,” he wrote. “I love everything about this meeting and photo!”
Check out how Twitter reacted to Obama’s meeting with her new fan: