How Susan Sarandon just broke royal protocol...

Publish Date
Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 3:22PM

She may be Hollywood royalty, but it appears Susan Sarandon isn't one to follow the rules.

Especially when it comes to getting the opportunity to meet the Queen!

The 71-year-old actress was attending the Royal Windsor Cup polo match in England over the weekend, when she spotted Her Majesty.

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In a moment we could only dream about, the Oscar winner excitedly walked up to Queen Elizabeth - who remained seated in her chair - before bending down to shake her hand.

Despite the monarch smiling politely during the encounter, royal protocol states that people should wait to be introduced to the Queen before speaking to her, let alone touching her!

Obviously Sarandon was probably unaware of the tradition, which would explain the Queen's bemused expression afterwards.

leaning across his wife to get a better look at the star.

Rules were made to be broken, right?