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    Kim Kardashian Bought Janet Jackson's "If" Music Video Outfit For $25,000, And I Wonder If She Will Ever Wear It

    "Happy birthday, queen!"

    Kim Kardashian is celebrating Janet Jackson's birthday in a big way.

    Kim wears a one-shoulder dress to an event
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    The festivities kicked off a few days early when Janet announced she would be auctioning off memorabilia from her life to benefit Compassion International.

    Janet wears a camouflage jumpsuit
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    The non-profit organization serves as "a global child-advocacy ministry that partners with churches around the world to release children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty."

    "Can't believe this will be the last time I'll see some of these items, but it's for a good cause," Janet wrote while announcing the auction.

    Hey u guys. I’ve partnered with @JuliensAuctions to sell over 1000 items from my career & personal treasures. A portion of the proceeds will go to @compassion International 🤍. Can’t believe this will be the last time I’ll see some of these items, but it’s for a good cause 🙏🏽

    @JanetJackson / Via Twitter: @JanetJackson

    The auction lot included items from all stages of Janet's life, including her custom-made outfit from the "If" music video.

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    Janet Jackson / Via

    Following the event, Julien's Auctions announced that the outfit had been purchased for $25,000 by a mystery buyer.

    SOLD for $25,000! A custom-made top with a pair of black pants, both worn by Janet Jackson in her 1993 award-winning "If" music video. Sold in our "Iconic Treasures from the Legendary Career and Life of Janet Jackson" auction at! w/ @JanetJackson

    @JuliensAuctions / Via Twitter: @JuliensAuctions

    It turns out that the mystery buyer was Kim Kardashian, herself, who revealed her auction winnings on Janet's birthday.

    "Happy birthday queen! For @janetjackson's bday bc I'm such a fan I can't believe I won this on @juliens_auctions," Kim wrote on her Instagram story.

    Of course Janet had to write back, posting, "Thank u so much @kimkardashian! I hope 'IF' gives u as much pleasure as it did me."

    A screenshot of the conversation between Kim and Janet
    @janetjackson / Via

    This actually isn't the first time that Kim has purchased a piece of memorabilia from the Jackson family!

    Kim wears a tight fitting turtleneck top to a Skims event
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    Back in 2019, Kim and ex Kanye West purchased a jacket once worn by Michael Jackson, as well as the white fedora he wore in his 1988 music video for "Smooth Criminal."

    @kimkardashian / Via Instagram: @kimkardashian

    The $65,000 jacket was altered to fit their daughter North and given to her as a Christmas gift, although the little girl has yet to be seen wearing the jacket.

    Only time will tell if Kim will actually be wearing Janet's iconic outfit!

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