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✍ Music legend Elton John claims he once saw the Queen repeatedly slap her nephew Viscount Linley during a party. The singer eges he saw the monarch playfully admonish Princess Margaret’s son, telling him “Don’t argue with me, I am the Queen !" when he tried to fob her off.
Elton John has claimed The Queen playfully ' slapped ' her nephew (pictured in 1967 with his mother Princess Margaret) around the The Tiny Dancer star also claims in his new autobiography that Sly Stallone and Richard Gere got into an explosive row over Princess Diana over one of his dinner parties.
She's known as the royal and demure Your Highness, Queen Elizabeth II, but Elton John has revealed a new side of the monarch in his latest memoir.
The Grammy Award-winning singer has shared details of a playful encounter with the Queen and her nephew, Viscount Linley.
In an abstract published in Sunday Times of London, the 72-year-old recalled a party where Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones had retired because she was feeling unwell.
The Queen asked Linley to check on his sister and when he said that he would rather stay and enjoy the party, she had a strong reaction.
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Elton John claims in his new memoir, Me, that Queen Elizabeth II slapped her nephew , Viscount Linley, in front of him at a party — more. Elton John ’s Best Moments With the Royal Family. John , 72, claimed the Queen saw that he had seen this exchange and simply gave him a wink and
“When he repeatedly tried to fob her off, the Queen lightly slapped him across the face, saying, ‘Don’t’ – SLAP – ‘argue’ – SLAP – ‘with’ – SLAP – ‘me’ There are a few moments in this high-school re-telling of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion – in which, due to an elaborate bet, popular jock Zach
"When he repeatedly tried to fob her off, the Queen lightly slapped him across the face, saying 'Don't' – slap – 'argue' – slap – 'with' – slap – 'me' – slap – 'I' – slap – 'am' – slap – 'THE QUEEN!'" he wrote.
"I know the Queen's public image isn't exactly one of wild frivolity, but... in private she could be hilarious."
The latest famous rock star to be a fan of Jacinda Ardern
Ed Sheeran pops round for tea and scones, Pink arranges a play date with her - and now Elton John says he wants to BE Jacinda Ardern. Is there a rock star around who isn't a fan of our PM?When Ed Sheeran is in town he pops round to her house for tea and scones.
The singer claims he saw the monarch smack Viscount Linley around the face a number of times during a party because he was trying to fob her off.
But all dirty jokes aside, The Queen reportedly showed off her "wicked" sense of humour when she " playfully slapped " her nephew at a party according to Elton John . Elton claims that Sly had been hoping to romance the recently-separated Princess but was jealous by how well she got on with The
The 'Tiny Dancer''s new memoir - Me - follows what has been a a huge year for John, who experienced a resurgence of popularity following the release of Rocket Man.
The musical biopic charted his rise to stardom as a singer/songwriter, including his fight with sobriety and open sexuality.
Taron Egerton, 29, played John in the film which grossed nearly $US200 million worldwide.
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