Now one of television’s most recognizable royals, many could be forgiven for forgetting exactly how and why Paula Abdul initially rose to fame.
Spotted by members of The Jackson band whilst performing as a cheerleader at a Los Angeles Lakers game, she was signed onto choreograph the video for the single ‘Torture‘ .
Later on, she went onto create a number of choreographed sequences for both stage and screen, working on the movies ‘Coming To America’ and ‘Karate Kid III’.
Enjoying Billboard #1s with her own singles ‘Rush Rush‘ , ‘Opposites Attracts‘ and ‘Forever Your Girl‘, there are some who would say that Abdul’s impact on Pop culture is both underrated and heavily overlooked.
Now peep this Throwback Footage of her teaching Janet Jackson the moves to ‘When I Think Of You‘ below…
And for the fans: