The second season of Lip Sync Battle started with a bang last night, as Beyoncé made a special guest appearance alongside Channing Tatum. The Queen Bee strutted onstage near the end of Tatum’s rendition of “Run The World (Girls),” easily upstaging the actor. Tatum—who was dressed like Beyoncé, wig, contouring, and all—must have called in a few favors to land his special guest, especially considering neither LL Cool J nor Chrissy Teigen seemed to know she’d be joining the actor on stage. Even his wife and competitor, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, seemed genuinely surprised.
Speaking of Dewan-Tatum, her excellent performance of Ginuwine’s “Pony” is getting lost in all this “OMG Beyoncé” hubbub, and that’s a shame. Clad in a tank top and backwards red cap, Dewan-Tatum apes her husband’s famous Magic Mike XXL scene, and the results are fairly mind-blowing. She even gives Tatum a lap dance, Mike style, something that seems to both entice and embarrass the shit out of him. It’s really something to behold.