After taking home the trophy for Best Supporting Actress at the BAFTA Awards, the I, Tonya star took off her shoes to exit the glitzy ceremony. (Another teachable moment: celebrities get blisters, too.) That's when Janney ran into the royal couple, who are expecting another baby this spring.
"[Middleton] was in her heels and pregnant, so I felt like a bit of a wimp that I was there in my bare feet," the actress told James Corden on The Late Late Show. "She was in full-on heels, and she was my height when I was in my bare feet. It was kind of extraordinary that she's that tall."
Janney went on to lend the duchess a bit of advice — and let a casual term of endearment slip into her speech. "I told [Middleton] that I was in bare feet and I told her that she should take her shoes off 'cause she's pregnant," she said. "It was an awkward moment." She added: "I called her 'honey' and that might not have been royal etiquette." Perhaps your royal honey would have been better?
Take a peek at the clip from the show, below:
Meanwhile, Oprah Winfrey shared the details on her most awkward celebrity encounter on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The incident took place at DeGeneres' 60th birthday party, which had a star-studded guest list that included Leonardo DiCaprio.
While at the bash, Winfrey got to chatting with The Weeknd and Dicaprio. But, um ... she didn't quite recognize the latter in his baseball cap. As she spoke to the Oscar winner, Winfrey said she was thinking, "I know it’s somebody, I know it’s somebody … Who is it? Is it Justin Timberlake? I don’t think it’s Justin Timberlake." Luckily, the TV icon thought on her feet.
"The Weeknd says to [DiCaprio], 'Hey man, I really loved the film you did.' He says, 'No, that wasn’t a good film for me; it wasn’t my favorite film.' And I go, 'What was your favorite film?' And he says, 'The Aviator.'" Aha, mystery solved!
Watch Oprah share the funny story, below.