Beyoncé Just Shared a Never-Before-Seen Pic of Her Meetup with Meghan Markle

We're bowing down to Queen Bey and her newfound friendship with duchess Meghan Markle.

After walking the red carpet at The Lion King U.K. premiere, Harry and Meghan were introduced to the cast of the film, which, in case you didn't know, included Beyoncé.

Beyoncé just shared a never-before-seen photograph of her meet-cute with the Duchess of Sussex to her Instagram, and we're loving the new pic angle (probably shot by Bey's own personal photographer, we're guessing).

The "Spirit" singer opted for a no-caption caption for the photo slideshow (click the white arrows on the Instagram above to see all the photos Bey shared from the night). The pic shows a different angle to the epic encounter, with new mama Markle in a warm embrace with Beyoncé.

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Beyoncé, who voices lioness Nala in the Disney film, called the duchess "my princess" as they shared a hug before the singer and her husband, Jay-Z, offered parenting advice to both Markle and Harry.

"Congratulations on the birth of your baby," Jay-Z told Harry, and nodded toward Meghan. "The best advice I can give you, always find some time for yourself," he told the duke and duchess. Wise words, Jay.

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Beyoncé was overheard telling the duchess that baby Archie is "so beautiful. We love you guys," according to royal correspondent Rebecca English of The Daily Mail.

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Harry revealed royal baby Archie's latest major milestone to the American music royalty—that Archie is sitting up on his own—and even reenacted the move.

"He’s holding his neck up?” Beyoncé asked. Prince Harry then displayed his reaction to Archie's momentous feat by clapping and cheering.

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In her 8 years at Gallery Media Group, Roberta has written about fashion, beauty, news, trends and the royal family. She is currently Senior Editor of Branded Content at...
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