Kylie Minogue has revealed it was Conor McGregor who asked her for a photo while the couple partied at the Cannes Film Festival last month.
The UFC star, who hasn’t fought since breaking his leg in a loss to Dustin Poirier last July, took time out from training to visit France with his family on last month. And he clearly had fun driving to Cannes before setting off for the Monaco Grand Prix in a luxury super yacht.
During the film festival, “The Notorious” joined a star-studded guest list for an after-party following the Elvis screening, sipping whiskey and mingling with other celebrities. And it was there that he met singer Minogue, 54.
The Dubliner got fans talking when he took to Instagram to share a photo of him and the Aussie beauty having some fun. Alongside the image, he wrote, “With the most beautiful and iconic Kylie Minogue.”
The former Neighbors actress, who has sold over 80 million records worldwide, responded to the snap saying, “’Awwww! Glad to see you.” Other footage showed the couple being joined by McGregor’s fiancé Dee Devlin.
And talking about Late night with Seth Meyers, Minogue claimed it was the former two-weight UFC champion who requested the photo. The sun reported that Meyers asked, “Conor McGregor asked for the picture with you, didn’t he?”
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The ‘Princess of Pop’ conceded that if McGregor hadn’t asked, she might have done it herself: ‘But with a minute, I might have asked,’ she said. she joked, adding that she “just stumbled across” the fights. icon.
Minogue also opened up about her three UFC-loving nephews, ages 11, 13 and 16, and said the trio were thrilled to find out she had met McGregor. When the trio will see their hero in the octagon again remains to be seen.
McGregor has yet to confirm his return opponent after his exile, amid rumors he is set to return at a new weight level. The icon showed off a new, bulkier frame as her workout regimen ramps up.