Beyoncé Y Tiffany Haddish They have gone from the headlines that the "Girls Trip" star woke up when she revealed earlier this year that she saw an anonymous actress biting the singer at a private party.
Variety He met Haddish on Thursday night at the City of Hope gala in Los Angeles, where Beyoncé made in honor of Jon Platt, the president and CEO of Warner / Chappell Music Publishing and the future head of Sony / ATV.
"We are not best friends, we have not braided our hair or anything, but we feel good," said Haddish.
Platt was honored for your Philanthropic efforts due to cancer and diabetes.
Destiny child member Kelly Rowland I was certainly excited to catch up with Beyonce, but she just wanted to talk about Platt this time. "My God." You see Big Jon all the time and you always see him with artists and writers, it's because they all have a lot of love and respect for him, "Rowland said. Variety. "He is a great powerful black man in music and I am very proud to be here to support him tonight."
The event He also drew long-time admirers like Quincy Jones, UsherY Jermaine dupri, who called Platt "the greatest boss of them all at this time". The two have known each other for decades, it seems. "Another one of my friends who worked at EMI. [Music] Publication, Steve PrudhommeHe actually introduced me to Jon, "said Dupri." And from there, we've been very, very good friends, we do not talk about business, we just do things, we eat, we have fun playing video games and we're just better friends for more than 20 years "
Despite all the praise, Platt lived up to his humble reputation. "The fact that they are honoring me is actually the small part of the story, most of the story is that we can touch so many lives because of tonight," he said. Variety. "My son has type 1 diabetes, there is a personal connection, but technology and research have come a long way since many years ago, and will be even better as we move forward, which will personally affect my son's life, so I'm very happy for that, "he added.
But Platt did not exactly minimize his close friendship with Beyonce; She did not have to think about the offer for long when he called her and asked her to show up tonight. "She said:" I would feel honored. "It was quick," said Platt. Meanwhile, Beyonce's husband, Jay-Z, called Platt "the Obama of the music industry."
Before Beyonce performed a set of four songs that included "Ava Maria" and "Halo," she paid a special tribute to Platt. "Most people in this industry lead with their ego, but you lead with your heart, you touch so many lives, including mine," he said, summarizing the atmosphere in the room. "I would like to say congratulations on this beautiful night, we all love you so deeply."