Celebrities around the world have reacted to the death of prince Philippe, The Duke of Edinburgh.
Moments after Buckingham Palace broke the sad news, tributes started pouring in for Her Royal Highness, who died on April 9. He was 99 years old.
Catherine zeta jones was one of the first to pay homage to the British monarch.
“RIP Your Royal Highness Prince Philip, thank you for your unwavering commitment to our Queen and our country🙏,” she wrote on Instagram.
Actor Orlando bloom weighed in to give him his most sincere respects.
“A man who has dedicated his life to service. So sad to lose the wise. Deepest respect and condolences,” he wrote.
Former reality TV star Kelly osbourne thanked Prince Philip for dedicating his life to the British people.
“Thanks for your #rip service,” she wrote alongside a happy snap of Prince Philip with his wife, Queen Elizabeth.
Star trek Actor George Takei expressed his condolences on Twitter.
“My sincere condolences to the Royal Family at this time of mourning, and in particular to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who has spent her entire life alongside her Prince Phillip,” he tweeted.
During this time, Star Trek: Discovery star Jason Isaacs joked: “BBC Radio has just cut off full coverage of #dukeofedinburgh for the news, all of this is that The Duke of Edinburgh has passed away.
“Now back to the horribly repetitive and sickening udder deal with the hype. Phillip would have hated that. What else, he was a laugh.”
Across the pond in the UK, a British journalist Piers Morgan led the tributes on social media.
“RIP Prince Philip, 99 years old. A very great Briton who devoted his life to selfless public duty and was an absolute rock of devoted support to Her Majesty The Queen as the longest-serving royal consort of any British sovereign . A very sad day for our country. Thank you, Sir, “he wrote.
Mick Jagger shared fond memories of the Duke and his service to the sports community.
The Rolling Stones rocker wrote: “I am very saddened to learn of the passing of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. Along with his extensive charitable work, he was a very active patron of many sports organizations for which my father worked and helped so many people. young athletes, men and women. He will be remembered fondly. “
Morgan’s Elder Hello British co-host Susanna Reid admired Prince Philip’s relationship with the Queen.
“Sad news of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. A huge loss for the Queen and her family. He has been her constant and unwavering support,” she tweeted.
Actor Luke Evans honored Prince Phillip with a beautiful description of his character.
“Loyalty, dedication, love, dedication. A strong, lively and very independent spirit, who leaves a legacy of many great things in her passing, after a long and eventful life. My hearts go out to Her Majesty The Queen and the family royal “, the The beauty and the Beast star wrote.
British actor David Suchet reflected on Phillip teaching him “how to cook a mango”.
“I will never forget my lunch at the Palace when the Duke taught me how to cook a mango,” Suchet tweeted. “I put this in ‘Theft Of The Royal Ruby’. When asked where POIROT had learned this POIROT he replied, ‘A duke taught me! He called me’ The Mango Man!
Irish singer Ronan Keating said it was a “great honor” to have met the royal, sharing a photo of their meeting many years ago.
“A great honor to have met you sir,” Keating wrote on Instagram. “You have lived a busy life. My thoughts are with those who remain. May you rest in peace.”
Elton John has sent his greetings to the Royal Family.
“Thank you for a lifetime of dedicated service. My condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and all the family,” the ‘Rocketman’ singer wrote on Instagram.
Keating’s wife, Australian fashion designer Storm Keating, also recalled meeting Prince Philip.
“What an honor it was to meet this wonderful man and what heartbreaking news it was to learn of his passing 💔 At 99, he has demonstrated what it really means to dedicate his life to good,” she wrote on Instagram .
“I hope future generations will be forever grateful for his contributions to charity, inspiring young people and protecting our planet. A good man, a kind man and a wicked sense of humor. May he rest in peace. ♥ ️ My heart goes out to the Queen, her family and everyone who held it in their hearts. “
The Spice Girls’ Geri Halliwell also sent her sweetheart after hearing the news.
“RIP Prince Philip,” the singer tweeted. “I am thinking of Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family at this time x.”
England has an incredible talent Host Amanda Holden was also “so sad to hear this news.”
“Rest in peace HRH Prince Philip – Duke of Edinburgh. A true gentleman. Our thoughts are with you madam,” she tweeted, addressing the Queen directly.
Danger mouse Star Stephen Fry preemptively defended the royal family in his tribute.
“Well, for my part, I’m so sorry to see the old boy go. But I know there are many out there eager to tell us how little they care. So passionate you might almost think they… tweeted.
British game show host Carol Vorderman was also thinking of the Queen.
As she paid tribute to him, Vorderman also recalled a lovely meeting at Buckingham Palace, which she had witnessed between Her Majesty and Prince Philip.
“I went to have private lunch with the Queen at Buckingham Palace a few years ago,” the TV personality began. “They were both 80 years old and she and Prince Philip were flirting madly and laughing. It was a love and marriage of over 73 years.
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson was also saddened by the news.
“Rest in peace, Prince Philip. A life of public service. My thoughts are with the Queen and all the Royal Family,” he tweeted.
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