Holly Holm has been pretty busy in the last few days and it seems like she hasn't gotten the hang of her larger status as a celebrity yet. But that kind of makes for some funny moments.
In an interview with Albuquerque news station KRQE, Holm talks about her encounter with Jay-Z and Beyonce. Apparently, a courteous habit of hers kicked in and made things a little awkward between her and Beyonce:
"I meet Jay-Z and he says "This is my wife," and I'm like, "Oh, hi, what's your name?" 'Cos that's what I do when I meet someone's wife. And as I'm shaking her hand, I'm thinking, "Why did I just say that? Why did I just say that? It's Beyonce. Then Jay-Z's asking me about the fight, and I can't even focus on what he's saying because I just put my foot in my mouth. And I literally have to interrupt him, I'm like, "I'm really sorry." And I go back to Beyonce, and I'm like, "Beyonce, like, I can't believe I just did that." Yeah, she goes, "Oh, no it's fine." I'm like, "No, like, I really, really -- it's like such an honor to meet you."
Surely, Beyonce understands what it's like to be in Holm's shoes. As for getting back to normalcy, Holm would very much like that, especially back home. But if you're the person who took down one of the biggest fighters in UFC history, normalcy won't return for a while ... or possibly, ever.