In an Instagram video shared by Ralph on Saturday, the longtime actor opens a card connected to a white and yellow flower bouquet, discovering a message from Queen Bey.
“To the unique Dreamgirl, sending you a stunning congratulations,” Ralph says, studying the cardboard aloud. “All my love, Beyoncé.”
After studying the empowering icon’s word, the visibly astonished actor locations her palms on her head in blissful shock as she gushes over the bouquet.
“Oh Beyoncé,” she sings along with her overworked voice as “Dreamgirls” from the film soundtrack performs within the clip. “Fantastic. I don’t have a voice nevertheless it’s great.”
The actor wrote within the caption of her put up: “Everybody has their very own particular dream and all of your desires can come true. Simply look within the mirror and love what’s in entrance of you.”
“Thanks @beyonce,” she continued within the caption. “Don’t neglect to dream women!”
The award-winning pair share historical past as Ralph pioneered the function of Deena Jones within the Broadway present “Dreamgirls” in 1981 and went on to win the Tony Award for Greatest Actress in a Musical.
In 2006, Beyoncé performed the identical function within the film model of the musical.
The “Moesha” alum’s shining second — when she made historical past because the second Black lady ever to win an Emmy for Excellent Supporting Actress in a Comedy Collection — set Hollywood ablaze.
The Queen of the Beyhive wasn’t the one A-list star to specific love for Ralph following her victory. She additionally acquired a shock supply of flowers from Oprah Winfrey that was so huge, a supply truck needed to carry them to her house, per The Hollywood Reporter.
Fellow “Dreamgirls” actor and EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson additionally joined in on the reward, sending an association of flowers to honor Ralph .
Ralph snagged the win over Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), Hannah Einbinder (“Hacks), Janelle James (“Abbott Elementary”), Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Evening Reside”), Sarah Niles (“Ted Lasso”), Juno Temple (“Ted Lasso”) and Hannah Waddingham (“Ted Lasso”).
“Anybody who has ever, ever had a dream and thought your dream … couldn’t come true, I’m right here to inform you that that is what believing appears like,” she mentioned, accepting her award onstage Monday as the gang roared in applause. “That is what striving appears like. And don’t you ever, ever hand over on you.”
In a conversation with HuffPost in April, the acclaimed actor described “Abbott Elementary” as a “candy shock,” including: “I’m simply so grateful that I’ve been capable of final like this in my profession to get pleasure from this present presently.”