The Emmy-nominated actress revealed the news on “Access Hollywood Live” Tuesday, Aug. 22, and said the collaboration came to be after the two met at the Grammys in February.
But that doesn’t mean Cox, who didn’t give any details on the effort, knows how Beyoncé chose her.
“I have no idea, to be perfectly honest,” Cox says when asked about the project’s origins. “I’m like, ‘Does she pick out, like, her biggest fans ever and let them work with her?'”
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What Cox does know, however, is that she had a completely different reaction to meeting Queen Bey than she expected.
“I thought the first time that I would meet Beyoncé I would totally start crying and freak out,” she says. “I swear to you, a sense of calm comes over you when you meet the queen.”
Cox added Bey raved about the actress’s appearance on “Lip Synch Battle,” where she performed Destiny’s Child’s “Lose My Breath,” and on Twitter, Cox promised more info will come on Sept. 6
— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) August 22, 2017
Now, fans are raving over the mystery team-up between the talented blondes.
All of Twitter getting in line for this like pic.twitter.com/AChXwUyxUt
— Dara Kaye (@DaraKaye) August 22, 2017
— I ain’t sorry🏳️🌈 (@_MrBeyonce_) August 22, 2017
Literally me reading this pic.twitter.com/CGneM4Lch2
— phenomenaldee (@DestinyAneis) August 22, 2017
OMG I’m SO happy for you and excited to see what this project is about!
— DarkSkintDostoyevsky (@daniecal) August 22, 2017
the only thing i could think of is a campaign for ivy park starring you 👀👀
— judgmental gay 🦄 (@jdgmntlgay) August 22, 2017
I don’t care what it is I’m pre-ordering 50 of them. pic.twitter.com/Ed2yL9PXhI
— Devon Williams (@bendthekneequa) August 22, 2017