Over the weekend, the Grammy Awards took place in Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena and the star-studded affair brought out celebrities from all parts of the music industry. Monét, who was nominated for seven awards that night winning three, including Best New Artist. But that wasn’t the only thing she took home last night.
Monét met music titan Beyoncé that night, the celebrity of celebrities, and gushed about her on social media in a heartfelt open letter.
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“Dear [Beyoncé], my queen my idol my inspiration,” Monét started in her Instagram post. “I was extremely nervous to come say ‘hello’ to you I swear I’m usually not even the type to have the courage, but as soon as we spoke I felt a calm over me. It felt like home..and I knowwww that sounds crazy, but I felt it and that had to be God and some guardian angels too!”
Monét added how Queen Bey “raised” her to be the performer that she is today, before comparing her to iconic singers, such as Diana Ross, Tina Turner, and Aretha Franklin.
“God knows how much I love you, how you’ve musically raised me and trained me to be a better performer by watching and experiencing you, and how many solo concerts I’ve had in my room dreaming and singing into a hair brush or remote when your albums and visuals drop! You’re my Diana, my Tina, my Aretha! My Bey,” Monét wrote.
“Your legacy has absolutely been my artist development…the best blueprint any performer could ever ask for but never ever to be compared,” Monét wrote.
But what really sent fans into uncontrollable tears is when Monét revealed how Beyoncé’s career and motherhood balancing act, and subsequent display of this in her artistry, aided Monét with her navigating postpartum depression.
“The only one. The way you have gracefully balanced motherhood and world domination is to be studied. The vulnerable display of this balance in your films and in real time have helped me crawl out of postpartum and in a lot of ways saved my mind’s life,” Monét added. “You’re the f*ckin’ best!!! I know I am your billionth [self-proclaimed] biggest fan, but there’s a lot of bees in this hive and the honey is endless!!”
“Thank you for your beauty and grace and legacy that continues opening doors for so many of us Black girls, and for taking the time to speak to me on the biggest day of my career. You’ve really been here all along!”
We’re not crying, you’re crying.
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