In an interview with E! Information’ “Every day Pop” discuss present, Rogen recalled making an attempt to fulfill Beyoncé backstage on the 2011 Grammy Awards however was bodily stopped by the singer’s protecting bodyguard.
“I used to be on the Grammys, and I noticed Beyoncé with Gwyneth Paltrow really they usually had been collectively,” Rogen advised E!’s Justin Sylvester. “And I charged over. Intuition took over and I used to be like I bought to go say: ‘Hello.’”
Sadly for Rogen, who was 29-years-old on the time, he hadn’t gotten the possibility to introduce himself correctly.
“I used to be hit so laborious by her safety guard that I spilled a drink. I used to be consuming a screwdriver, which is a foul drink. I deserved what I bought,” Rogen joked. “However, I spilled it throughout myself after which a second later somebody got here as much as me and was like: ‘You now must current a Grammy.’”
“I used to be lined in screwdriver and I used to be humiliated, and I did not get to fulfill Beyoncé,” he lamented.
Nonetheless, Rogen couldn’t keep upset for lengthy as a result of. Shortly after the incident, he was due on stage to current Eminem, Dr. Dre and Rihanna.
“And so I did must current a Grammy whereas actually having to carry my arms in a really bizarre place,” Rogen defined with amusing.
Rogen touched on this unforgettable second in his new memoir titled “12 months E book,” which is stocked in shops now.
Two years prior, the comic additionally briefly mentioned his awkward first impression whereas selling Disney’s computer-animated remake of Disney’s historically animated traditional 1994 movie, The Lion King.”
“Final time I did attempt to method [Beyoncé] was on the Grammys round 11 years in the past, and her safety knocked me so laborious that I spilled my drink throughout myself,” Rogen advised Jimmy Kimmel on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Stay. “It was horrible. So I used to be cautious of going close to her as a result of I seem like somebody who you’d need to steer clear of Beyoncé basically.”
“And so I waited for her to method me, which they educate you,” he joked. “She was very good and my beard really bought caught in her sequin a little bit bit. For those who look carefully, you will see some grey hair on her shoulder.”