It isn’t each day you see pop royalty meet precise royalty, however that is what occurred on the 2022 Booker Prize for Fiction ceremony. On 17 Oct., Queen Consort Camilla was noticed rubbing shoulders with none apart from Dua Lipa — and followers had been into it.
Sporting a black velvet Burberry costume with a plunging sweetheart neckline and mesh opera gloves, Lipa was filmed chatting with the Queen Consort, telling her that she was “completely honoured” to be talking on the occasion. It’s thought Lipa was seen saying “no singing tonight”, though she did bust out “Completely satisfied Birthday” to shortlisted writer, Alan Garner. One fan tweeted, “I LOVE DUA LIPA!!!!! And right here she is chatting it up with Camilla, LOVE THIS!!!!” whereas one other commented that the assembly was “Too enjoyable!!!”.
Camilla, who additionally wore a black cocktail costume, was in attendance to current the Booker Prize winner, Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka, along with his award. She took her sister, Annabel Elliot, alongside along with her as she spent the night speaking to the authors in addition to the “New Guidelines” singer. Eve Smith, secretary of the Booker Prize Basis, revealed how thrilled they had been that Camilla was in attendance. “…so after we came upon that she was going to come back — we might kind of assumed that she would not, simply, you realize, when the Queen died and he or she grew to become the Queen Consort, we kind of assumed this could be one of many issues that she needed to let go, however no, she’s right here, so it is nice,” Smith mentioned as per Hiya journal.
The “Potion” singer, who lately confirmed she’s single after rumours swirled that she was courting Trevor Noah, spoke on the prestigious literary occasion on the Roundhouse, London, telling the attendees of the affect studying has had on her life. “It is such an honour to be amongst a number of the world’s best literary minds to speak about one of the profound joys on the earth: the easy pleasure of studying a ebook,” Lipa mentioned. “Studying is a ardour that has taken many varieties for me. Like numerous different London college youngsters, my early obsessions included Roald Dahl and Malorie Blackman, each of whom gave me little pearls of knowledge that also information me in the present day.”
Whereas each Queen Consort Camilla and Lipa share a ardour for studying, might they maybe be forming an unlikely friendship? We would like to see the royal household within the crowd for Lipa’s “Future Nostalgia” tour, that is for certain!