The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight voices Zazu in the remake of the Disney classic and, has confirmed Beyoncé’s image was later digitally edited into this cast photo:
Beyoncé voices the grown-up Nala in the movie, as well as performing Spirit, a new addition to the soundtrack.
“Yeah, she wasn’t there,” John told Stephen Colbert during an interview on THe Late Show. “If you look at my face, I look really intimated... and that’s because what I’m doing is imagining that I’m about to be put into a photo with Beyoncé.”
In fact, John is actually well-known for his fan-boying of the star.
Check out the interview in full below: