Revealed: Did Beyoncé Just Pay Tribute To Meghan Markle?

Apparently, Beyoncé is just as obsessed with Meghan Markle as we are. The Lemonade songstress has never made mention of the Duchess of Sussex before, however–she just took to her Instagram account to pay tribute to the former actress and wish her well on her pregnancy. The pop icon gave Markle the royal treatment with her tribute and honestly, it’s as majestic as you can imagine.

How did Beyoncé dow down to Meghan Markle?

Though Beyoncé and her mega-star husband, Jay Z did not attend the 2019 Brit Awards they took home the prize for Best International Group. To celebrate their big win and another woman of color who has been thrust into the spotlight –the Everything is Love songstress chose to use her platform to pay tribute to Markle. Under a glorious photo with Jay that she posted on Instagram — Bey wrote,

Thank you to the Brits for the award for Best International Group. I won this award back in 2002 with my besties, Kelly and Michelle/ How lucky am I to have been in a group with my other best friend, the GOAT Hova. 🙌🏾In honor of Black History Month, we bow down to one of our Melanated Monas. Congrats on your pregnancy! We wish you so much joy.

Beyoncé and Jay Z posed in front of a stunning photo of Meghan Markle 

Beyoncé and Jay Z’s tribute to Markle went well beyond well wishes. The singer and the rapper posed in front of a gorgeous photo of the duchess. The photo was an illustration done by artist Tim O’Brien that had appeared on the cover of the alumnae magazine for Meghan’s sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. O’Brien was just as shocked as everyone else to see his work behind Bey and Jay. He tweeted, “Interesting to see my painting of Megan Markel behind @Beyonce and JZ for their Brit award. Congratulations to them both.”

Is Beyoncé friends with Meghan Markle?

We don’t think Beyoncé and Meghan Markle personally know each other. However, both women are really good friends with tennis legend, Serena Williams. The Crazy in Love singer attended Williams’ 2017 wedding, and Williams attended Markle’s 2018 wedding to Prince Harry as well as the duchess 2019 baby shower in New York City.

Since she went public with her relationship with Prince Harry, Markle has had to deal with countless rumors, bullying and trolling in the British tabloids and it’s Both racist and sexist rhetoric has been thrown at her, and it’s gotten even worse throughout her pregnancy. Still, she’s taking everything in stride. Obviously –Beyoncé knows what’s its like to be in the public eye and she wanted to show some solidarity with the newly minted royal.

As writer Laura Snapes of The Guardian tweeted, “Wow at Beyonce and Jay-Z not only making an acceptance video, but doing so in front of a portrait of Meghan Markle. Very classy, pointed support of a black woman being treated repulsively by the UK tabloids #BRITs”

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