Unexpected link! Many celebrities have met members of the royal family in unexpected ways.
Henry GoldingIt was revealed that Duchess KateBefore he became an actor he would visit his office.
“Kate Middleton used to come to the hairdressers that I used to work at way before,” the Crazy Rich AsiansActor shared his story during an appearance on Andy Cohen Live: See What HappensIn July 2021. “I cut her brother’s [James Middleton] hair a long time ago.”
Meanwhile, David Duchnovny‘s connection to Prince Charles was less wholesome when he found himself having to explain what the term “booty call” meant at a concert in the ’90s.
“In the song, which I don’t remember, they say the phrase ‘booty call’ over and over again and I saw Prince Charles just kind of looking perplexed. And he said, ‘Booty call…’” the X-FilesStar explained on James Corden on The Late Late Show about the Duke of Wales’ reaction to All Saints’ “Bootie Call”.
Duchnovny explained how he paraphrased that term for the royal to understand at that time.
“I said, ‘Well it’s when a man or a woman calls a man or a woman to come to their home late at night for the express purpose of … getting together and then leaving right afterward,’” he mentioned during the May 2018 appearance.
Cate BlanchettAlso, she had an awkward encounter as she tried to figure out why she was having dinner with her. Queen Elizabeth IIPrince Philip.
“There were 12 of us, and I couldn’t work out for the life of me why I’d been invited,” Blanchett revealed on Jonathan Ross ShowSeptember 2018.
The actress was unsure if her work on the 1998 film was still relevant. ElizabethIt had anything to do her winning an invitation.
“Playing Queen Elizabeth [I]Sitting next to [Elizabeth II], I thought, ‘Maybe she’s seen the movie and wants to ask me about my interpretation,” she clarified.
It was the late Duke of Edinburgh, though, that wanted to use Blanchett’s experience in the film industry to good use.
“I sat next to [Philip],” theThor: Ragnarok star explained. “And he said, ‘I hear you’re an actor? I was given a DVD player for Christmas and I can’t work out whether I put the green cord in or the red cord.’”
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