People baffled as Cate Blanchett turns up to perform at Glastonbury
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Cate Blanchett is a woman of many talents.
She's best known for her acting work which has seen her appear in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as Ocean's 8 and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
But now, the 54-year-old actress can add 'dancer' to her resume after a recent appearance at the Glastonbury music festival.
Dressed in a yellow suit with green sunglasses and red headphones, Blanchett took to the stage during Sparks' performance.
Setting up her appearance, lead singer Russell Mael told the crowd: "Hopefully as many of you know we have a brand new album, it just came out a couple of weeks ago.
"We have a super special treat tonight.
"We did a video for this song recently and we had the great honour of having the great actor Cate Blanchett join us – where are you Cate Blanchett?"
Once Blanchett joined the band onstage, she brought out some unique but energised dance moves.
When The Girl Is Crying In Her Latte had been performed, Blanchett left the stage without saying a word.
Blanchett had appeared in the music video for the single, wearing the same outfit she donned for the Somerset based music festival.
Speaking previously of Blanchett, the band had said: "We met Cate Blanchett in Paris at the Cesar Awards last year, little knowing that a year later one of the great actors of our time – and a splendid person – would graciously consent to lending her booty-shaking skills to the first video from our new album."
When footage of Blanchett's moves made it to TikTok, fans were equally delighted and baffled by her display.
One viewer wrote: "Cate is on her side quests", whilst another remarked: "I feel like at this point EVERYTHING is possible in 2023."
Others seemed confused by her sudden appearance.
One wrote: "Nurse, she got out again", as another asked: "Is this real?"
The performance didn't do much to impress one TikTok user who simply commented: "Total cringe."
However, the vast majority of commenters were clear that they were all in for Blanchett's dance routine.
Many branded her 'mother' and praised her for 'eating up' her performance.
Before she was popping up at British musical festivals, Blanchett was in the running for the Best Actress nomination at this year's Oscars.
She had been nominated for her role in Tár, but ultimately lost out to Michelle Yeoh for her role in Everything Everywhere All At Once.