How Beyoncé Honored ‘Original Dreamgirl’ Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Emmys Win

They’re your Dreamgirls.

That is proper, in honor of Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Sept. 12 Emmy win, Beyoncé congratulated the actress in a really dreamy means. In a video posted to Instagram, Ralph shook her head in disbelief as she obtained a bouquet of flowers from the singer with a candy word.

“To the unique Dreamgirl, sending you a stunning congratulations,” Ralph learn from the cardboard Sept. 17. “All my love, Beyoncé.”

Ralph captioned the touching video with the lyrics to “Dreamgirls,” writing, “Each one 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 do not forget to dream women!”

The 2 share an extra-special connection: Ralph originated the function of Deena Jones in Dreamgirls’ 1981 Broadway debut — the identical half that Beyoncé would play within the 2006 filmed model of the musical. Ralph in the end nabbed a Tony nomination for the function.

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And Beyoncé wasn’t the one Dreamgirl to congratulate Ralph on her win: Jennifer Hudson had the “Abbott Elementary” actress as a visitor on her present Sept. 20, the place the 2 gave a lesson to the audience on how you can good the Dreamgirls sway.

“And guess what?” Ralph stated after their efficiency, quoting the “Dreamgirls” lyrics. “I will be there.”

Hudson, who starred in Dreamgirls alongside Beyoncé, could not assist however pinch herself as she danced alongside the Emmy winner.

“Oh my God, I am unable to consider I simply obtained to have that second with you,” Hudson responded. “That was a dream.”

Ralph grew to become the second Black lady to win the Emmy for Finest Supporting Actress in a Comedy sequence for her function because the high-strung veteran trainer Barbara Howard on ABC’s “Abbott Elementary.” Throughout her acceptance speech, Ralph spontaneously broke out into tune, belting out poignant lyrics from Dianne Reeves’ 1994 tune “Endangered Species.”


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