The one thing about Stephanie Mills…she’s gone make sure you know she loved Michael Jackson…deeply.

The legendary singer took to social media on Thursday and shared a throwback photo of herself and the late King of Pop.

The caption, Stephanie wrote:

Michael and I should have married. I would have protected the beautiful one. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

See her original post below.

You may recall Stephanie Mills and Michael Jackson dated for about a year and a half back in the day.

She once said in an interview that she was his “little chocolate drop.”

Watch below.

After dating, the two remained very close friends and babaaaay…sis goes hard in the paint for the one she let get away.

Could you imagine if they had tied the knot?

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