Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan meet Beyonce at UK 'Lion King' premiere

The royal couple met Queen Bey at the European premiere of the live-action remake of the classic Disney film.
3:18 | 07/15/19

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Transcript for Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan meet Beyonce at UK 'Lion King' premiere
she's at it. Our "Gma" cover story and the star-studded "Lion king" premiere, the duke and duchess making their yellow carpet debut meeting Beyonce and Jay-Z. Will reeve is here with all those details. I do. Talk about red carpet royalty. Doesn't get more a-list than those names but, of course, of course that yellow carpet in London would bring out the biggest stars on the practice only the world premiere of "The lion king" after all. Star-studded evening at the London premiere of "The lion king." Showbiz royalty mixed with real-life Royals for an unforgettable event. You guys are busy. No more busy than you guys. Reporter: Harry and Meghan took a break from parenting duties to walk the yellow carpet. Here's the moment the duchess of Sussex dressed in Jason Wu greets the queen, queen bey that is, Beyonce who voices nala and husband Jay-Z also enjoying an adults only night. The baby, he's so beautiful. How are the twins? In they're in the here. Best advice I can give you, always find time for yourself. Reporter: "The lion king" which opens later this week is a cgi animated remake of the original 1994 classic film. A true king searches for what he can give. Reporter: To celebrate the film's release the Walt Disney company is launching a campaign called protect the pride that focuses on protecting and revitalizing the lion There were more than 250,000 African lions. Only 20,000 are left and numbers are still declining. The lion population of Africa, half is gone since the last film came out 25 years ago. That's an incredible statistic and feel we can do our part to not only bring lions back but help conservation efforts around the world. Reporter: Also Pharrell Williams who produced many of the songs on the film's soundtrack. You know what, I was literal -- whoa, whoa, whoa. The king himself. Hi. Reporter: Elton John who co-wrote the original 1994 soundtrack also had a hand in the latest version. I didn't really have much to do with it except write a song for the end. I've seen the movie. It's fantastic. Reporter: It hits theaters nationwide this Friday. The original is my favorite movie ever so I'll be running to see it. I can't believe it's 25 years since the original. Neither can Elton John. So you were 5 when you saw it. You were 2. You were 1. I was 2 years old. I was actually, yeah, came out before I was born. No. Oh! Oh. It's not true. It's not true. I was 2 years old. For the record I was 2 years old but Elton John thinks it's surreal as well and tweeting he can't believe he was on the yellow carpet. Quarter century later. All righty, will. It's all good. It's all good. Jon Favreau will be here a little bit later and Seth rogen who plays pumbaa, it's great. There it is.

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