Prince Phillip made the joke after he was reportedly asked why he and the Queen were not seated on the throne placed in front of them during the celebrations
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Prince Philip’s quick wits and controversial sense of humour have landed him in hot water more than once in his long life.
Few people are safe from his jokes, and he used The Queen’s Last Year in 2012 to mock David and Victoria Beckham.
To mark the event 10 years ago, Monarch and her beloved husband entered the River Pageant contest but they did not sit on the throne laid out for them.
When someone asked Philip why they didn’t use them, he quipped: “We did look like the Beckhams, didn’t we?”
Some marveled at his knowledge of pop culture, the comment being a reference to David and Victoria’s 1999 wedding, in which they sat on large red velvet thrones.
Following the Duke’s death in 2021, retired soccer star Beckham and the singer’s wife are among thousands of people who have paid tribute to him on social media.
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Sharing a heartfelt message on his Instagram page, David said: “My thoughts and sympathies go out to the Queen and the Royal Family as we join them in mourning the loss of Prince Philip.
“A public figure to the world but first and foremost a loving husband, father and grandfather. Today is a day to remember his life and incredible service to England and around the world. Rest in peace, sir. “
Victoria Beckham added in her own post: “So sorry to hear of the passing of Prince Philip today. My heart goes out to the Royal family during this difficult time.”
David will be back with the royal family this weekend as he’s part of the Queen’s Platinum Year, celebrating her 70th year on the throne.
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According to Prince Philip’s good friend Gyles Brandreth, the Duke is “easy to get along with, unaffected and good” to members of the public and royal staff, reports the Royal Family. Letters.
“Once, with him downstairs after lunch at a club in central London, we passed the kitchen. The duke stopped, turned, and entered, unannounced, to meet the guests. chef and dishwasher.
“There was laughter, back-slapping, cheers: an enviable display of human skill and unconscious charm. The only time I’ve seen it done quite well was recently – by Prince William.”
Gyles also said Philip was fiercely protective of the Queen, but lamented that she spent too much time on the phone.
Gyles said Philip “burned” at a Royal Variety performance after a comedian targeted a joke that was deemed inept her way.
Gyles, 73, said: “For more than 70 years, he did everything he could to protect her person and her dignity.
“Prince Philip was feisty and brought down the producer for a period of time: ‘I’ve been coming here for 50 years. It never ends on time. The jokes are sumptuous. And now you’re insulting the Queen! ”
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