Is your favorite boy/girl group this big that an actual French VIP took their photo with American singer Pharrell Williams?
No? Well, keep reading.
Last January 25/27, 2023, the Vice President of luxury jewelry brand Tiffany & Co., Alexandre Arnault, took a snap of someone taking BLACKPINK and Pharrell Williams’ photo backstage, and posted it on his Instagram story.
While everything looked completely normal, you’d never guess who took their photo together. It could have been anyone else, but everyone was shocked to find out that it was the French President, Emmanuel Macron.
Yup, le président de la République française lui-même, Emmanuel Macron.
#BLACKPINK with Emmanuel Macron, the President of France. 🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/XzxIe5lrxG
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) January 29, 2023
Netizens and BLINKS, and well, everyone, was shocked to see such an important person take BLACKPINK’s photo. Like, wow.
well a picture of emmanuel macron taking a picture of blackpink with pharrell williams was not in my 2023 bingo pic.twitter.com/cqltnlHDyI
— n a a a t 🍧 (@seungscience) January 26, 2023
The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, takes a photo of BLACKPINK and Pharrell Williams. pic.twitter.com/4mF4nP05Qb
— About Music Charts (@AboutMusicYT) January 26, 2023
not @EmmanuelMacron, the president of France taking a picture for @BLACKPINK and @pharrell 😭 pic.twitter.com/wjhelpfnR2
— 🕷️ (@GIRL0VESICK) January 25, 2023
macron taking a pic of blackpink with pharrell williams? what in the multiuniverse is this…. pic.twitter.com/8RcvhDc1Iq
— SN🦋 (@jeonsnea) January 25, 2023
Voici un nouvel angle du président Macron entrain de prendre BLACKPINK et Pharrell Williams en photo 🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/cl3kA7PFvx
— 🌷BLACKPINK FRANCE 🇫🇷 (BPF) (@BLACKPlNKFRANCE) January 27, 2023
#JISOO and BLACKPINK with singer/songwriter Pharrell Williams. Photo taken by the President of France Emmanuel Macron at the Le Gala des Piéces Jaunes’ in Paris pic.twitter.com/fIMNBmCs9O
— HAESOO RECORDS 🤍 (@haesoorecords) January 25, 2023
President France Emmanuel Macron takes pics of Blackpink with Pharrell & Lmao Chaennie 😭😆😂 #BLACKPINKxPIECESJAUNES pic.twitter.com/BVEUD4XjML
— BlackpinkUpdate (@Blackpink_idd) January 26, 2023
The event that had taken place at the time was the “Le Gala des Pièces Jaunes” charity concert organized by France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron, which was broadcasted on January 28, 2023. The charity concert had been pre-recorded three days prior.
BLACKPINK joined other global stars such as Pharrell Williams, Mika, Pascal Obispo, and more. The quartet performed their hit songs “Pink Venom” with famous cellist Gautier Capuçon and “Shut Down” with award-winning violinist Daniel Lozakovich.
The girl group had also taken a photo with French President Emmanuel Macron and the French first lady Brigitte Macron.
First Lady Brigitte Macron: “All proceeds from ticket sales and the funds raised for the concert will be donated to the French Hospital Foundation. It is very welcome that @BLACKPINK, who has tremendous influence around the world, will be with us at such a meaningful event.” pic.twitter.com/3qWjth4BTY
— BLΛCKPIИK GLOBAL FANBASE (@BLACKPINKGLOBAL) January 29, 2023
Sharing images from @BLACKPINK's performance at French first lady Brigitte Macron's charity concert, Le Gala des Pieces Jaunes, at the Le Zenith Arena! #BLACKPINK #BLACKPINKxPIECESJAUNES #PiecesJaunes #블랙핑크 pic.twitter.com/CbJYEa166g
— KpopHerald (@Kpop_Herald) January 29, 2023
#BLACKPINK with France’s President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron. pic.twitter.com/JlqCPNV36O
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) January 29, 2023
BLACKPINK keeps slaying the world, honestly. Who would’ve thought they’d perform at such an important charity event for France?
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