By now, almost everyone has heard of the historic embrace between Beyoncé and Meghan Markle – the Queen and the Duchess. Two of the world's most famous women met for the first time at the premiere of Disney's Lion King and since then no one could stop talking about it.
What do people say? For one thing, there was some speculation as to whether Meghan Markle had broken the royal record when she embraced Beyoncé, as, technically, royals should not touch "citizens" sometimes.
Although she is very famous herself, there are some insiders
Beyoncé had been very nervous to meet the Duchess of Sussex.
Everyone who met Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was prepared
Billy Eichner, who plays Timon in The Lion King has broken all the details behind the scenes before the film premiere.
In an interview to Jimmy Kimmel Live! Eichner explained
what happened . "We were all
somehow nervous, even Beyoncé, "he said. It's crazy to imagine that
reigning Queen Bee nervous about everything.
"In the days ahead of you, they emailed you a protocol on how to greet Prince Harry and Meghan, and they are very intense about it," Eichner said. They even indicated how no one should address the royal couple, unless it had been talked to before. And certainly no selfies or hugs.
Beyoncé had a unique piece
Greetings to Meghan Markle
Although instructions prior to the premiere were that anyone meeting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should name them "Your Royal Highness", Beyoncé panicked a bit and stepped away from the script as the two women were presented. According to Eichner, she called Markle instead "my princess". Which is technically wrong.
It is obvious that
their interaction, which the Duchess of Sussex did not care about the surprise
Greetings a bit. She answered sweetly and chatted with Beyoncé and her
Husband Jay Z, for a few minutes. Apparently they talked about parenting
Meghan Markle and Prince
Harry was nice and friendly to everyone
She talks about the Beyoncé meeting and is just one of many people who is the Duke
and Duchess of Sussex interacted with the premiere.
Meghan Markle also conducted a targeted conversation with Pharrell Williams. After swimming, what it meant to him and everyone that she and Prince Harry were together, she said, "Thank you. That's so nice of you to say. "
" We're firing at you, "Pharrell continued.
Then Meghan Markle dropped the bomb:
"Oh, thank you, you're not making it easy."
At least the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had a good night and they definitely looked like part of a glamorous royal couple when they were there. Even though they have now admitted that things under the spotlight are not easy.