She'll never be a royal, so Lorde may just have to settle for being a 45-year-old geologist from Colorado.
Wednesday night, "South Park" shocked the world by revealing one of the biggest cover ups in music history: Teenage pop sensation Lorde's true identity is Randy Marsh from "South Park." Marsh originally started posing as a 17-year-old from New Zealand as an elaborate cover to use the women's restroom, and things logically took off from there.
Here's how Marsh turned himself into Lorde:
Everyone's minds were blown, but the real Lorde apparently couldn't be happier. The singer tweeted her approval:
i don't actually watch south park but from what i can tell sia was involved and someone's mum said something really nice about me.. score!
— Lorde (@lordemusic) October 9, 2014
(Okay, that's definitely something a middle-aged geologist would say. How have we not seen this before?)
Later, Lorde even posted some Instagram videos showing her support.
Her first post praised the show's message:
She also used the episode to call out her haters because sometimes you just can't "Shake It Off" like T-Swift:
Finally, another post included Marsh's latest song as Lorde. And if you had any doubt he isn't actually the singer, just listen to the lyrics:
It doesn't really get more definitive than saying, "I am Lorde. Ya ya ya."
Besides revealing that Lorde is an adult man, the "South Park" episode preached a message of tolerance and equality, so it's nice to see that Lorde and "South Park" are on the same team.
"South Park" airs Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. ET on Comedy Central.