The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II passed away earlier this morning (Friday, 9th September) at 96 years old after 70 years of reigning, making her UK’s longest-serving monarch. According to British reports, the Queen passed away on Thursday afternoon (UK time) in her Scottish estate.
It was reported that her family including both her grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry all gathered at the estate after doctors informed them that her health was declining. Celebrities; actors, singers, YouTubers, influencers and world leaders, specially those who are British have all posted on their social media about the recent news of the Queen’s passing.
1. Sir Elton John
British pop legend, Sir Elton John posted a message on his Instagram saying that he is deeply saddened to hear the news of the Queen’s passing. “Queen Elizabeth II has been a huge part of my life from childhood to this day, and I will miss her dearly,” he said.
2. Sir Paul McCartney
The Beatles’ former front man, Sir Paul McCartney is also no stranger in his admiration for the Queen. The singer posted a photo of the late-Queen on his IG with the caption, “God Bless Queen Elizabeth II. May she rest in peace. Long live The King.”
3. Victoria Beckham
Today is a very sad day for the entire world. I’m deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved Monarch, Her Majesty The Queen. She will be remembered for her steadfast loyalty and service and my thoughts are with the royal family at this time. pic.twitter.com/ObZSKqNaNy
— Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) September 8, 2022
Fashion mogul and former Spice Girls member, Victoria Beckham has said a few words for her Majesty by tweeting a photo of Queen Elizabeth, captioning it with: “She will be remembered for her steadfast loyalty and service and my thoughts are with the royal family at this time.”
4. Janet Jackson
Celebrities all the way from the US also offered their condolences to the royal family. Singer-songwriter Janet Jackson posted a photo of her meeting the Queen back in 1989 during her “Rhythm Nation 1814” era with a caption that reads, “May you Rest In Peace Queen 🤍”.
5. Khloe Kardashian
Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian even posted a lengthy IG story message about the news and ending it by saying “God bless the Queen and may she rest in peace. She is with her Prince now.” Her mother, Kris Jenner also posted on her Instagram to pay tribute to the Queen.
Am Sad About The Passing Of Queen Elizabeth II.I Had Honor Of Meeting Her.
I Was In Long Line of Ppl
Waiting 2 Meet Her,Yet
When She Got 2 Me,She Asked Me Pertinent Questions,& Seemed Genuinely Interested In Talking 2 Me.I’m Proud She Was a🐂& Happy She Had a Great Sense Of Humor
— Cher (@cher) September 8, 2022
Grammy, Oscar, and Emmy award winner, Cher reminisced about the time she met the Queen and recalled the conversation they had back in the day. The two first met at the premiere for Steven Spielberg’s “Empire of the Sun” on 21st March in 1988.
Current and former British Prime Ministers, Liz Truss and Boris Johnson respectively released their statement on the Queen’s passing, offering their condolences to the royal family. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke during a press conference to share the recent news of UK’s longest-serving monarch.
The Royal family has now entered a period of mourning and much of UK’s national life will be put on hold. A state funeral for the Queen is expected in the next two weeks. In the meantime, here are some significant milestones achieved by Her Majesty: