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Beyoncé And Jay-Z Just Shouted Out Meghan Markle In The Most Meta Way, Cuz Real Royalty Recognizes Royalty

"Very classy, pointed support of a black woman being treated repulsively by the UK tabloids."

So the BRIT Awards, AKA Britain's biggest night in music, is happening right now. And Beyoncé and Jay-Z, AKA The Carters, just won Best International Group.

The couple wasn't at the ceremony, so to accept their award, they sent in a pre-recorded video of themselves standing in front of a portrait of Meghan (Markle), Duchess of Sussex.

Well played @Beyonce & @S_C_ 😂 Watch The #BRITs 2019 live here:

"Thank you so much to the BRIT Awards for this incredible honor," Beyoncé said. "You guys have always been so supportive. Everything is love. Thank you." Jay-Z responded with a "You're welcome." A child (probably their daughter Blue but who knows?!) can be heard in the background asking "Whyy?!"

Let's break it down, shall we? That's Beyoncé and that's Jay-Z...

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...and that's the Duchess.

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(Look familiar?)

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"In honor of Black History Month, we bow down to one of our Melanated Monas," Beyonce wrote in an Instagram post. "Congrats on your pregnancy! We wish you so much joy."

In short, people were here for it!

Did Jay-Z & Beyoncé just accept their Brit Award in front of portrait of Meghan Markle??!!!! I STAN!!!!!!!! #BRITS2019

Some folks are even calling it the best part of the night.

Beyoncé and Jay were what mattered on BRIT Awards!

People are pointing out that the fact that Beyoncé and Jay-Z thanked the BRIT Awards for their win, but went crickets for their Best Urban Contemporary Album win at this year's Grammys.

How the Grammy’s looking at Beyoncé and Jay thanking the Brit Awards for their award but not them 😭

Welp! The man DID say “Tell the Grammy’s fuck that 0 for 8 s**t."

While others believe this was the duo's way of showing public support for Meghan in light of "being treated repulsively by the UK tabloids"...

Wow at Beyonce and Jay-Z not only making an acceptance video, but doing so in front of a portrait of Meghan Markle. Very classy, pointed support of a black woman being treated repulsively by the UK tabloids #BRITs

...and hoped this would inspire other influential celebrities to follow suit.

The tide is turning. Beyonce & Jay-z -- video below at the Brit Awards! This is a subtle nod but I'll take it. Hopefully, we some folks from the Bey-hive will help us deal with the vitriol from the UK tabloids. Hope other celebs say something.

And there you have it: royalty recognizing royalty!

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