Robbie Williams reveals the Queen didn’t know who he was TWICE – mistaking him for a member of congress and BGT winner Pudsey’s trainer
ROBBIE Williams has revealed that regardless of performing for the Queen a number of instances, Her Majesty nonetheless “hasn’t received a clue who he’s”.
The Let Me Entertain You singer was talking at his gig on the O2 Area in London a number of years in the past, when he revealed the Queen thought he was “a member of congress”.
“I’ve had the pleasure of singing for the Queen this week. She hasn’t received a clue who I’m,” he stated on the time.
“I did the Queen’s Jubilee this summer season. I sang ‘Let Me Entertain You’.
“After, I met the Queen and shook her hand. She thought I used to be a member of congress.”
Regardless of performing on the celebration, in response to Robbie, the 93-year-old struggles to recollect who he’s, regardless of former Take That bandmate, Gary Barlow having been awarded an OBE in recognition of his providers to the leisure trade and to charity.
And 45-year-old Robbie even sang on the Royal Selection Efficiency in the identical 12 months, alongside Alicia Keys, Kylie Minogue and Britain’s Obtained Expertise winners Ashleigh Butler and Pudsey.
However as soon as once more, Robbie says the Queen mistook him for another person.
“On the Royal Selection Efficiency, within the line-up afterwards, we have been shaking fingers… and he or she thought I used to be Pudsey’s coach,” he admitted.
Robbie isn’t the one movie star to have had an embarrassing encounter with the monarch.
Shawn Mendes lately recalled the second he stood in silence with the Queen for a VERY awkward 10 minutes.
Talking to Ellen DeGeneres on The Ellen Present, the 21-year-old singer revealed how at Her Maj’s 92nd birthday final 12 months, he had a really awkward encounter with the birthday woman.
“I’m on this backstage space and I’m standing there ready to go on stage and the Queen simply walks up subsequent to me,” he defined.
“And, you’ll be able to’t say something, you’re not allowed to talk to her until she speaks to you first.
“So it was like 10 minutes of simply awkward silence between me and the Queen.
“She didn’t take a look at me in any respect, I appeared over a few instances and I used to be like, I in all probability shouldn’t be trying.
“It was tremendous bizarre, she didn’t say something.”
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