Ellen DeGeneres Vies to Become the One Person Beyonce Follows on Instagram

Ellen DeGeneres and Beyonce speak
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Ellen DeGeneres and Beyonce speak  onstage at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 10, 2013 in Los Angeles.

On the latest episode of Ellen DeGeneres' show, the comedian/host took a moment to point out that Beyoncé has more than 100 million Instagram followers -- even though she's following zero people.

"So now I have a new goal in life: I want to become the one person that Beyoncé follows," Ellen announced.

"I didn't think it was gonna get to this point," she admitted. "I signed up for Instagram and I was just kinda fooling around. I just thought I'll follow Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, baby goats... just kid stuff. And then I started following a Kardashian here, a Kardashian there, and obviously that led to the Jenners. And then I got into the harder stuff. Food, cats, Beyoncé."

Ellen's plot: getting the entire audience at the taping of her show to do the "Single Ladies" dance, in hopes that her instavideo of it would catch Beyoncé's eye. The crowd pulled through, but no word from Bey yet.

"Stop playing hard to get, @Beyonce," Ellen joked on Instagram.

Check out the clips below.


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