Could two of our favorite queens be related?
Oprah Winfrey joked which she looks like “Beyonce’s aunt,” in her portrayal of Mrs. Which in Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time.
The 64-year-old media mogul made the Great-humored comparison while discussing the honor of starring within the movie at its “blue” carpet premiere in Hollywood on Monday night.
When asked if she went home by set dressed in character, Winfrey told ET’s Nancy O’Dell which she was “actually happy to get which off at the end of every day.”
“which’s a whole lot to put on, nevertheless when I did the whole scene out within the middle of the grasses in addition to also also the golden grasses, I thought, ‘I am a relative of Beyoncé — a distant relative of Beyoncé,'” she admitted.
Even if which was quite the extravagant costume to slip into while filming, the effort was worth which to work with Ava DuVernay, who directed the film.
“I did which for the love of my friend Ava in addition to also also she did which for the love of me,” Winfrey explained. “I said to her which morning, ‘You don’t have to give me any more presents because being Mrs. Which in addition to also also seeing my poster going down Sunset [Boulevard], I had to stop the vehicle in addition to also also go, ‘Woahhh, I’m on a bus stop.'”
As for the premiere itself, Winfrey stunned in a navy blue dress with sparkle embellishments in addition to also also a stunning braid which took two hours for her “magician” hairstylist to create. In true boss lady mode, the actress said she spent those two hours taking care of business in addition to also also negotiations on her phone.
She was ready to put work aside for margarita time following the screening, however, in addition to also also naturally, her co-star, Reese Witherspoon, was ready for which! After all, Winfrey was videoed expertly creating margaritas for cast in addition to also also crew during the film’s wrap party in completely new Zeland.
“Reese already said, ‘Do you want to leave within the middle or wait ’til the end?'” Winfrey confirmed. “nevertheless I said, ‘Let’s wait till the end. I have a couple of wonderful kids coming, so I’m going watch which with them in addition to also also, honey, there’s a margarita somewhere.'”
Though she said she won’t be playing bartended tonight, she did admit to bringing her own tequila “just in case, because sometimes they don’t have which. I can’t drink the brown stuff. I actually can’t. I can only drink the clear stuff.”
Reese Witherspoon also spoke to ET at the premiere, in addition to also also she confirmed which she was in for drinks!
“There’s been a lot of talk about things which were going to enjoy, number one being margaritas,” she said, noting she’d wait until after the screening to imbibe. “We’re going to actually watch [in addition to also also] concentrate in addition to also also then we’re going have some fun. We like to have some fun.”
A Wrinkle In Time, which hits theaters on March 9, also stars Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine in addition to also also Storm Reid. Based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle, which follows a young girl on a quest to rescue her father with the help of three magical beings.
Winfrey said she’s thrilled which the film is actually something children can both enjoy in addition to also also learn by.
“What I’m actually excited about is actually you can bring your kids to see which movie in addition to also also feel comfortable, feel relaxed” she told ET. “You’re not going have any kind of disturbance which the kids are going to be upset later, in addition to also also you can talk about the values which are so entertainingly displayed in which movie.”
Find out more about A Wrinkle in Time within the video below.