Seacrest was helping Clarkson down the stairs on the red carpet when she suddenly stopped. Seacrest thought she was tripping, but instead was just so excited to see Streep.
"That's Meryl! That's Meryl Streep," Clarkson said. "Can I meet you? I'm such a fan! I've loved every one of your movies since I was like eight!"
Seacrest helped Clarkson down the steps and she hugged Streep.
Clarkson was at the Golden Globes to present the award for Best Original Song with Keith Urban. The award went to "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman.
As for Streep, she was nominated for her role in Steven Spielberg's The Post.
Kelly Clarkson: "I hear you can drink at this event...OMG that's Meryl Streep! Can I meet you, Meryl?"
This is why Kelly Clarkson won the first blockbuster season of American Idol and why she's the only winner America still cares about. ❤️— Steph Bello (@steph_bello) January 7, 2018