Gwyneth Paltrow spotted hanging in the Hamptons with a royal — but it wasn't Kate or Meghan

Meghan Markle chatted with Beyonce at the "Lion King" premiere, but she wasn't the only royal enjoying one-on-one celebrity conversations last weekend.

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, 47, posted a smiley selfie with Gwyneth Paltrow, 46, on Instagram this week, referring to the actress as her "new friend." The ladies were soaking up the sun somewhere in the Hamptons.

"Meeting amazing people that make us grow is such a gift of life, don’t you think?" the Princess mused.

Although they hadn't met before, Märtha Louise has a close mutual connection with Paltrow: Her boyfriend, Shaman Durek, is Paltrow's longtime spiritual adviser.

Durek commented on the photo, "I'm so happy my loves have met finally."

The Princess is fourth in line of succession to the Norwegian throne after her brother and his children. Her parents are the reigning King and Queen.

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Gwyneth Paltrow in the 1990s
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, and Liv Tyler (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Blythe Danner and daughter actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend 'The Prince of Tides' Century City Premiere on December 11, 1991 at Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinemas in Century City, California.
CRUEL DOUBT -- Air Date 05/17/1992 -- Pictured: Gwyneth Paltrow as Angela Pritchard -- Photo by: Gary Null/NBCU Photo Bank
CRUEL DOUBT -- Air Date 05/17/1992 -- Pictured: (l-r) Blythe Danner as Bonnie Von Stein, Gwyneth Paltrow as Angela Pritchard -- Photo by: Bruce Birmelin/NBCU Photo Bank
CRUEL DOUBT -- Air Date 05/17/1992 -- Pictured: Gwyneth Paltrow as Angela Pritchard -- Photo by: Bruce Birmelin/NBCU Photo Bank
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 'Flesh & Bone' Hollywood Premiere on November 4, 1993 at Paramount Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Blythe Danner and daughter actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend 'The Saint of Fort Washington' New York City Premiere on November 16, 1993 at the Worldwide Plaza Cinema in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actor Leonardo DiCaprio attend the 65th Annual National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards on February 28, 1994 at The Equitable Center in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Gwyneth Paltrow and Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Actor Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend the 'Living in Oblivion' West Los Angeles Premiere on July 12, 1995 at the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend the 'Living in Oblivion' West Los Angeles Premiere on July 12, 1995 at the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend the 'Hamlet' Broadway Play Opening Night Performance on May 2, 1995 at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibiton of 'Haute Couture' on December 4, 1995 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actor Brad Pitt attend the 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 21, 1996 at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend 'The Pallbearer' New York City Premiere on April 28, 1996 at the Tribeca Film Center in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 'Emma' New York City Premiere on July 22, 1996 at the Paris Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner attend the 'Emma' New York City Premiere on July 22, 1996 at the Paris Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend 'The Devil's Own' New York City Premiere on March 13, 1997 at City Cinemas Cinema 1 in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow departs for New York City on July 30, 1997 from the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Producer Bruce Paltrow, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner attend the 'Hard Eight' Hollywood Premiere on February 23, 1997 at Paramount Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 'Great Expectations' Century City Premiere on January 20, 1998 at Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinemas in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 'Shakespeare in Love' New York City Premiere on December 3, 1998 at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actor Ben Affleck attend the Fifth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on March 7, 1999 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Director/Producer Steven Spielberg and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend the Fourth Annual GQ Men of the Year Awards on October 21, 1999 at the Beacon Theater in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' Westwood Premiere on December 12, 1999 at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Fifth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on March 7, 1999 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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