"He took an hour and a half of his day to sit with me, sing my favorites, and to give me a master class on how to be a class act," Garner shared on her social media.
Jennifer Garner turned 50 years on April 17, 2022, and to celebrate the landmark birthday with her was none other than her childhood crush Donny Osmond.
The actor revealed to her fans and followers on Instagram a couple of days before her birthday that she got the party off to an early start thanks to a surprise from former teen heartthrob Donny Osmond, according to TODAY.
In the video that Garner shared on April 15, 2022, she can be seen sitting in a restaurant with a shocked expression on her face as she watched a personalized message where Osmond was singing a birthday song to her.
But little did she know that that was just a teaser to her actual surprise.
Before she had a chance to thank the loved one who ordered the Blue Mountain greeting, she heard the singing continue, but this time, it came from right behind her. A visibly overwhelmed Garner jumped up and hugged Osmond. Later, she took a moment to admire the birthday cake he brought along, which read, "13 Going On 50! Love Donny!"
"My first (pre)birthday surprise was a doozy— the one and only, legend in his own time, object of my childhood adoration and devotion— @donnyosmond showed up to knock my purple socks off," Garner captioned the video.
After Osmond, 64, took a seat alongside the birthday gal, he joined her in an impromptu performance of some of his past hits, including his 1975 cover of "Make the World Go Away."
"He took an hour and a half of his day to sit with me, sing my favorites, and to give me a master class on how to be a class act," Garner continued. "Thank you, Donny." She also threw in a shoutout to Osmond's former onstage partner, sister Marie, as well as one for his wife, Debbie.
"Hi, @marieosmond. ☺️ I hope to meet you someday, Debbie," she wrote.
Meanwhile, Osmond also shared Garner's video on his page, along with a message of his own. "Surprising fans is one of my favorite things to do, so when I had the opportunity to surprise the lovely @jennifer.garner for her 50th birthday, I was overjoyed," he wrote. "Thanks for letting me celebrate with you! Next time you’re in Vegas, come see me at @harrahsvegas so you can be my special guest on stage. 😉🎂 "
Here's hoping Garner had the best birthday ever, which we're quite sure she did, given how she got to meet her one and only idol!
Cover Image Source: Instagram | Jennifer Garner