At the event, Bey was honored for her humanitarian work at the Gala, alongside Jay-Z's mother Gloria Carter. And she's like, 'I like that!' " Jones says to more audience laughter. A fan with fragile bones also surprised Beyonce by attending and giving a heartwarming speech, in which she shared all the ways Beyonce has helped her over the years.
But the real star of the night was Blue Ivy.
- BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion)Blue Ivy out her bidding $19K like it's nothing.
Video captured at the event shows Blue flashing the paddle for a U.S. $17,000 bid on a portrait of legendary actor Sidney Poitier, before raising it up with a USA $19,000 bid. "We got 18 over here - you gonna do 19?" she asks the youngster. "Well done Blue", wrote one fan.More news: Sweden pledges to support historic US-North Korea dialogue
Jay-Z, 48, in a hilarious way, then tried snatching the paddle from the overzealous kid.
Yes, the SIX-year-old proudly put down a bid of $19,000 on a painting called "Cries in Poorness" - the irony here is hard to miss.
The theme of the evening was "Waco to Waconda" inspired by the box-office record-breaking film Black Panther. Blue's wig gave off a Cleopatra vibe, while Queen Bey's sheer gown was a bit Princess Leia-esque. Beyoncé and her daughter wore matching gold dresses for the event.
Ch-ch-check out the auction moment and other Blue Ivy highlights from last night's gala (below)!