Few can say that they received a gift from Queen Bey herself, Beyoncé. But singer-turned-actress Andra Day can now say she did.
Following her Golden Globes victory on February 28, the hitmaker “Rise Up” was surprised with a nice gift from a pop superstar – and her response was one many of us would have if we were in her shoes. .
Andra Day received a Golden Globe for her performance in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday‘
To say that Day 2021’s Golden Globes night was unforgettable would be an understatement.
The evening kicked off with the singer winning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in the film. The United States vs. Billie Holiday.
“I would just like to say thank you very much to God, Christ, my faithful and unashamed truth. Thank you so much for letting me pass and helping me, ”Day said in his acceptance speech. “I can’t believe I’m in the presence of giants with Viola Davis, Frances McDormand, Vanessa Kirby and Carey Mulligan, you inspire me so much. And to the amazing transformative and dynamic Billie Holliday, who just transformed me with this role, her spirit. I love you all so much. “
Thanks to her victory, Day became the first black woman to win the award since Whoopi Goldberg won the trophy 35 years ago for her role in The color purple.
Following her historic victory, Day was surprised by none other than actor Regina King, who congratulated the singer in an exclusive interview with Access.
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After the two kissed, King was asked how proud she was of the now award-winning actor, to which she replied, “Oh my god. Are you kidding me?”
While receiving King’s best wishes was clearly a highlight for Day that night, the multi-dash actor wasn’t the only celebrity congratulating the singer on her iconic victory.
Beyoncé sent her must-have gift to congratulate Andra Day on her groundbreaking victory
After her Golden Globes win, Day received another unexpected surprise – but this presentation left her speechless.
On March 3, the singer took to Instagram to share a photo of a beautiful bouquet of flowers with a card from the one and only Beyoncé. “You make us all so proud,” the “Bigger” singer wrote. “A big bravo!”
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Naturally, Day whirled around the thoughtful gift and was so surprised her response to the present tense was wordless.
In the caption of the message, she wrote “!!!!!!” as well as several emojis that illustrated how important the moment was to her. She even shared a Beyoncé gif saying, “God is real,” which is a pretty accurate reaction to anything that comes from the Queen Bey.