Helen Mirren Joins Instagram with the Help of Fast 8 Co-Star Tyrese
Watch out, Selena Gomez. Instagram has a new member, and she knows a thing or two about being the queen. Dame Helen Mirren just joined the social media platform, and she’s already charming her followers with her humility and grace.
The acclaimed actress, who took home an Academy Award in 2007 for The Queen, just joined The Fast and the Furious franchise, and in celebration of the new role, she took on another one: social media maven under the apt handle, @ukqueenofhearts. Mirren’s Fast 8 co-star Tyrese introduced her to Instagram this weekend, first posting a video from set declaring that Mirren’s “first ever post on social media ever is coming.”
The actress then shared a stunning headshot (above) with the cutest message. “Hello Angels @Tyrese what did you just do? You silly boy!” she wrote. “I’m sitting here reading your comments and outpouring of love and I just can’t believe I’m now on social media – HM.”
The 70-year-old star also shared a video with her new co-star. “Here we are in Atlanta, downtown Atlanta,” she said in the clip. “Wow, I love you,” starstruck Tyrese told the talented actress. “It’s nice to be loved,” she responded.
“You’re amazing. Welcome to the Fast family. We love you. Everyone is so excited,” he continued. “Mom’s here. The queen has arrived.”
We can’t wait to see what this sure-to-be social media star posts next.