On Monday (5.22,) during his Coventry, England show, Harry Styles posed for a picture with Reina Lafantaisie, the adorable grandmother who handed the superstar singer/songwriter his album of the year award at the 2023 Grammys.
Taking to her Instagram account on Tuesday (5.23,) the self-titled “Leader of the Harries,” wrote “Imagine my shock and joy when I was invited backstage to meet our Harry and have him walk-in towards me singing the song ‘Reunited And It Feels so Good’ by Peaches and Herb while giving me a hug.” “He is the most caring, humble and down to earth person and such a great sense of humor. His smile and joie de vivre lit up the room!” “I could go on and on forever but simply put he is so kind.”
Donning a white t-shirt with the words “I Gave Harry Styles a Grammy,” the now 78-year-old Reina posed with Harry and thanked the fellow fans she got to meet at the show:
“You were all so beautiful and friendly and kind as I am sure all of you reading this are. So proud to be part of your world.” “Let’s all continue to share kindness wherever we go and be proud to be his fans. getting ready for our next concert this evening. My cup is spilling over.”
Lafantaisie was one of several fans chosen to represent their favorite artists, each of whom were nominated for the Album of the Year award at this years Grammy Awards, with Styles winning for his Harry’s House LP, against ABBA, Adele, Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, and Brandi Carlile.
In a previous Entertainment Tonight interview about the moment, Lafantaisie said “I really never, never thought, I never dreamt that would happen, so I never thought of it.” “But when he ran up the stairs and came directly at me and then he hugged me. Like, it was a genuine, long hug. It was so great. And I hugged him back, of course, but in my mind, I was like, ‘Does he have a grandma? He’s missing his grandma.’ “ “He’s so genuine and it’s unreal.”