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Beyonce is the biggest "Hamilton" fan: "There is no straight male equivalent for the ecstasy of Beyonce telling you 'I love your walk'"

Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to relay a memorable story from Queen Bey's visit


Anna Silman
October 28, 2015 8:13PM (UTC)

Despite showing up in a borderline treasonous Redcoat-inspired outfit, Beyonce really enjoyed Lin-Manuel’s hip-hop broadway epic "Hamilton." Like, really enjoyed it. So much so that she told star Jonathan Groff, who plays King George, that she planned to "steal" the walk that he does in the play (we haven't seen it yet because we are plebeians, but according to Vulture it is a very "formal, deliberate, pompous stroll" that might be the play's funniest moment).

Groff, naturally, was ecstatic. As Lin-Manuel Miranda puts it, "There is no straight male equivalent for the ecstasy of Beyonce telling you 'I love your walk.'" Here's how the interaction played out:

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