Over the weekend, Beyoncé had a private present shipped to Abbott Elementary‘s Sheryl Lee Ralph, in celebration of her latest Emmy win for Finest Supporting Actress In A Comedy Sequence. Ralph turned simply the second Black lady to win in that class eventually week’s Emmy Awards. Together with the bouquet of yellow and white flowers, Beyoncé wrote Ralph a particular notice, referencing the position as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls that each of them performed (Ralph within the 1981 Broadway debut, Beyoncé within the 2006 film).
“To the unique Dreamgirl, sending you a stunning congratulations,” Ralph learn from the cardboard in an Instagram video. “All my love, Beyoncé.”
Ralph performed one of many soundtrack’s songs, “We’re Your Dreamgirls,” within the background, as she shared her personal response to Beyoncé’s congratulatory current. “They’re lovely, oh Beyoncé… I don’t have a voice, however it’s great,” she stated, visibly shocked by the cardboard within the current.
For the video’s caption, Ralph continued her candy messages to the singer, 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 don’t overlook to dream ladies!”
Different members of the Dreamgirls universe additionally despatched Ralph flower preparations, together with Jennifer Hudson, who gained the Oscar for her portrayal as Effie White within the film model. Though Oprah was not part of Dreamgirls, she was additionally somebody who gave Ralph flowers, particularly some so large “they needed to open the double doorways and get a trolley,” based on Ralph telling The Hollywood Reporter. She even acquired a name from Vice President Kamala Harris.
Watch Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Instagram video above. The second season of Abbott Elementary premieres on ABC this Wednesday, September 21 at 9 p.m. ET.