Upon hearing the news of Queen Elizabeth II’s passing, several Hollywood stars shared heartfelt tributes on social media for the British monarch. From actors to musicians and directors to television personalities, several notable names have reacted to the death of the beloved ruler.
Helen Mirren, who won an Oscar for portraying the monarch in 2006 film ‘The Queen’, wrote a note on Instagram, which read: “I am proud to be an Elizabethan. We mourn a woman who, with or without the crown, was the embodiment of nobility.”
According to Fox News, actor Daniel Craig shared a statement that read, “Like so many others, I was deeply saddened by today’s news and my thoughts are with the Royal Family, those who she loved and to all who loved her. She leaves an incomparable legacy and will be deeply missed.”
British singer Elton John has shared a moving message for the Queen. The note read: “Along with the rest of the nation, I am deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. She was an inspiring presence and led the country through some of our greatest and darkest with grace. , decency and genuine caring warmth. Queen Elizabeth has been a big part of my life from childhood until now, and I will miss her dearly.”
‘Rocky’ star Sylvester Stallone wrote, “May this GREAT QUEEN rest in peace. The world will never see her again…”
English singer Ozzy Osbourne also shared a message for the Queen. “I mourn with my country the passing of our greatest Queen. With a heavy heart I say it is devastating to think of England without Queen Elizabeth II,” he wrote.
‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling took to her Twitter account and wrote: “Some may find the outpouring of British shock and grief at this time odd or strange, but millions have felt affection and respect for the woman who uncomplainingly fulfilled her constitutional role for seventy years. Most Britons have never known another monarch, so she has been a common thread throughout our lives. She has made her duty to the country to her final hours and became an enduring and positive symbol of Britain to the world. . She is well deserved to rest. #TheQueen.”
Fashion designer Victoria Beckham also mourned the Queen’s passing. “Today is a very sad day not only for our country but for the whole world. I am deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved monarch, Her Majesty The Queen. She will be remembered for her loyalty and her unwavering service and my thoughts are with the Royal Family at this incredibly sad time.”
Ed Sheeran shared a photo of the monarch on his Instagram Stories with a heart emoji. Nicki Minaj retweeted the royals’ announcement with the caption, “RIP, QUEEN.”
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The Queen died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at Balmoral Castle. The Royal Family shared the same via an official online announcement, but they did not specify a cause. Her death elevated Charles to the throne as King Charles III.