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Beyoncé Accidentally Embarrassed a Princess

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Beyonce and singer Luke James attend the after party following the premiere of the  HBO Documentary Film "Beyonce: Life Is But A Dream" at Christie's on February 12, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment) Beyonce and Princess Eugenie.

Because she is a generous and benevolent pop star, Beyoncé usually lets her audience sing the crucial "To the left, to the left"s from "Irreplaceable"; sometimes, she even singles out fans for brief solos. Queen Bey went the latter route last night in London and wound up picking a member of another royal family: Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew and sixth in line to the British throne. Beyoncé had no idea who Eugenie was — probably because she only deals with actual monarchs — and the Princess was apparently extremely embarrassed. Somehow there is no video of this moment, though please know that we will spend all day refreshing YouTube just in case.

Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images; Chris Jackson/Getty Images