We’ve already weighed in on how much we love Beyoncé and Blue Ivy’s stunning Gucci looks from the LA premiere of Beauty and the Beast, but apparently, the cast of the film did too. The stars of the Disney film gushed over the mother and daughter’s unexpected appearance to Entertainment Tonight.
Although some of the cast didn’t actually get to see Queen Bey and Blue make their entrance, they shared all of their emotions last night at the New York City premiere.
“I didn’t [see her], but I was so touched to see Beyonce and Blue Ivy dressed up together to see the movie,” Watson said on the red carpet.
Actress and singer Audra McDonald (Madame De Garderobe) completely lost it—she yelled “Queen!” when she spotted the singer and her mini me daughter. Meanwhile, actor Josh Gad (LeFou) was upset that he missed the Carters at the premiere. “I will come dressed up as LeFou to your home and say hi to your children if I can,” he joked.
Watson’s enthusiastic reaction comes after some members of the Bey Hive and other critics accused her of having a hypocritical stance on feminism after saying she had a “conflicted” response to Beyoncé’s women-empowering album in 2014, but posed “topless” (she was wearing a very sheer mesh top) in Vanity Fair. However, Watson clarified last week that there was a larger context to her comments, where she also called Bey’s album “sexually empowering” and “inclusive.” She also responded to the criticism over her Vanity Fair shoot, saying: “Feminism is about giving women choice.
We’re sure the cast is probably still recovering from their experience of having the Knowles-Carter family in their audience. Watch the rest of their reactions below and catch Beauty and the Beast in the theaters this Friday, March 17