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Victoria Beckham addresses why David Beckham waited to see Queen despite queue jump offer

Victoria Beckham, 48, has spoken out about her husband David Beckham’s decision to stand in line for 13 hours to pay his respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II.The football legend, 47, queued up behind members of the general public despite getting an offer to skip the long wait.Victoria spoke proudly of her husband’s heartfelt tribute to the late monarch as she appeared on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen on Monday.Host Andy Cohen asked Victoria about David’s experience of the historic day and why it was important for him to queue up, rather than opting for any VIP treatment. She explained: "Well, they offered him to jump the queue, but for him it was something that meant so much to him and he felt so honoured to be there and so humbled to be there."He thoroughly enjoyed being in that queue,” Victoria continued.

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Moment Loose Women's Linda Robson 'refuses to clap' as Holly and Phil won NTA gong
Linda Robson "didn't bother to clap" when Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield won a gong at the National Television Awards on Thursday night (October 13).The Loose Women panellist refused to clap when the duo swooped up the gong at the ceremony in London for This Morning as Best Daytime Show for the fifth year.Seemingly showing her feelings about the duo to the rest of the nation on live TV, this followed a huge amount of national backlash that Holly and Phil received last month.READ NEXT: Phillip Schofield 'dumped from £1m We Buy Any Car deal' amid queue-jumping claimsThe beloved ITV daytime duo went to Westminster Hall in September to see Queen Elizabeth II lying-in-state following her sad passing on September 8.Then an outpouring of accusations that Holly and Phil "jumped the queue" flooded social media, where people questioned their actions because many people waited upwards of 13 hours - even the likes of David Beckham.It clearly didn't, and doesn't, sit right with Linda either because she looked very unimpressed when the pair scooped up an award and headed on-stage to accept it. When it was announced that This Morning had picked up an award, Phil and Holly embraced each other and the camera then panned around the venue.64-year-old Linda didn't hide her emotions and the former Birds of a Feather star sat stone faced and still while others around her applauded and smiled.Fans were quick to pick up on the lack of congratulation from Linda, with one writing: "Yes.
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield booed as This Morning wins NTA after queuegate
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield took to the National Television Awards stage after This Morning won Best Daytime show despite the recent queue jump scandal.There has been speculation about the presenting pair's future since they were accused of skipping the queue to see Queen Elizabeth II lying in state.The duo have shared the ITV daytime sofa for 13 years but have seen their popularity plummet in the wake of the controversy and booing was audible as they collected their award.READ MORE: National Television Awards winners list in full – Alison Hammond snubbed to soap shockA petition calling for This Morning to axe the pair has attracted more than 77,000 signatures.However, ITV bosses have come out in support of the pair and stated that they attended Westminster Hall in a work capacity.Schofield did not directly address the controversy during his acceptance speech, but said the award means “so much to us every year, especially this year."“Please don’t think we ever get complacent and please don’t think we ever take it for granted,” he added.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.The online petition, title “Axe Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby from TV”, claimed that the pair had been “given privileges that deprived others”.Members of the public waited for up to 24 hours in the queue in order to pay their respects to the late monarch.On their award win at Wembley's OVO Arena, Holly added: “This Morning has a very special relationship with you, you make our show for us, you really do.“All these guys on the stage here, Alison [Hammond] and Dermot [O'Leary], Rochelle [Humes] and Vernon [Kay], Josie [Gibson], everyone.
Holly Willoughby says people 'like to pigeon-hole' her in cryptic post after queue drama
Holly Willoughby has said people like to have her "figured out" and "pigeon-holed" in a cryptic message following her queue-gate scandal.Last month, Holly and her This Morning co-star Phillip Schofield were accused of hopping the queue to see Her late Majesty lying-in-state at Westminster Hall in London.The ITV duo faced a huge backlash from the public, with some calling for the presenters to be sacked from their TV jobs as a petition was launched.READ MORE: Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield 'odds on to leave This Morning' in monthsITV defended them in a statement before Holly and Phil addressed the claims on This Morning, insisting they didn't skip any queues and had obtained media accreditation to the hall.Holly, 41, has now given fans insight into how she's felling after the scandal in a journal entry on her website Wylde Moon, her lifestyle brand which just celebrated its first birthday.The TV star opened up in the post about how people see you and how her beloved Wylde Moon brand has helped her rediscover her identity.She said: "I’ve had to become a businesswoman."I know for some people some of the things we speak about come as a surprise because people like to have you figured out and pigeon-holed."Wylde Moon is very much my inner-self and a passion project."It has brought me back to who I am."It comes after ITV viewers claimed Holly had been "up all night crying" about the queue-jumping allegations.Concerned This Morning fans thought she looked like she'd been emotional ahead of her hosting duties today for Wednesday's instalment of the morning show.Body language expert Inbaal Honigman reckoned she looked "shaken and upset" and "clearly emotional" by the drama.Holly addressed the claims over a montageShe
Phillip Schofield 'not aware' he gave pal character reference in revenge porn case
This Morning's Phillip Schofield once gave a character reference for a pal who pleaded guilty to revenge porn charges.The 60-year-old Dancing On Ice presenter gave support to his 29-year-old pal Ben Perryman but did not know what the reference was going to be used for, reports The Sun.After pleading guilty in 2018, Ben received a suspended 12-week jail term and a four-year restraining order to stay away from his revenge porn victim.READ NEXT: Phillip Schofield 'dumped from £1m We Buy Any Car deal' amid queue-jumping claimsThis came after Ben posted a naked image online of his revenge porn victim, which also saw him observe a curfew after admitting that he had intent to cause distress at Liverpool crown court.The paper reports that Ben's restraining order recently expired.This Morning - the show that Phillip works on - often speaks about revenge porn, and had in the past had guests who were victims.In 2015 and 2016 they discussed the topic in depth with interviewees and call-ins.Revenge porn sees explicit photos shared online without the subject's consent.Despite all of this, Phil and Ben have remained close pals and the pair recently enjoyed a slew of summer outings together. The pair have enjoyed a bottle of bubbly in the garden, gone shopping for plants at a garden centre, and barbecued together beneath the sunshine.Ben's bio on Instagram hints that he has "grown" since his revenge porn charge.It reads: "Being capable of change is crucial to development There’s been moments I’m not proud of.
Retired colonel reveals the exhaustively detailed planning behind Queen Elizabeth II's funeral
The retired lieutenant colonel behind the arrangements for Queen Elizabeth’s lying-in-state and her funeral has spoken for the first time about the exhaustively detailed planning that took place away from public view.Lt Col Anthony Mather spent more than a decade drawing up ‘London Bridge’, the codename given to the arrangements for when the Queen died.And, as he reveals today, so painstakingly thorough were the preparations that:A replica of Westminster Hall was constructed in an aircraft hangar for dry runs of the lying-in-state.A special illuminated railway carriage was prepared with glass windows allowing mourners a glimpse of the coffin for if the Royal Train made the journey from Edinburgh to London, or from elsewhere.Lt Col Mather had to spy on the layout of Royal corridors – including at Prince Philip’s Sandringham cottage – to plan the movement of the Queen’s coffin.The carpets put down for the lying-in-state in Westminster Hall were tested to destruction by a man in boots with steel-tipped heels. Lt Col Anthony Mather spent more than a decade drawing up ‘London Bridge’, the codename given to the arrangements for when the Queen died.Lt Col Mather worked alongside the Duke of Norfolk who, as Earl Marshal, has formal oversight of coronations and Royal funerals.
Phillip Schofield 'loses We Buy Any Car deal to viral TikTok star' amid queue-jump fury
Phillip Schofield has reportedly lost his We Buy Any Car deal to a viral TikTok star.The This Morning host, 60, and his co-presenter Holly Willoughby faced a wave of fan criticism after being accused of 'queue-jumping' inside Westminster Hall while the late Queen Elizabeth II was lying in state last month.Amid the backlash, Phil is believed to have been axed from his £1m partnership with the car buying service.READ MORE:Phillip Schofield 'dumped from £1m We Buy Any Car deal' amid queue-jumping claimsIt is now being reported that The Cube presenter has been replaced by social media sensation Mufasa. Mufasa, whose real name is Jeff Obeng, shot to fame in October 2019 in a viral TikTok video which saw him dance alongside a moving car to a remix of Nightcrawlers hit Push The Feeling On.He has since amassed a following of more than 892k fans on the social media platform.The talented dancer keeps followers entertained with other car dance routines, with a source claiming he was chosen by We Buy Any Car in an attempt to "appeal to a younger audience".A source told The Sun: "Mufasa is just what the brand needs to inject some energy into the adverts after the backlash following 'queue-gate'."Bosses had to make a quick decision after Schofield was axed, and the hope is that a TikTok star will also appeal to a younger audience."Mufasa was born in the Bronx, New York.He rose to social media fame alongside his fellow TikTok star Hypeman, whose real name is C.T.
How to visit Queen's grave at St George’s Chapel and 'staggering' cost of admission
Queen Elizabeth II during her state funeral.Following the ceremony at Westminster Hall, the Queen’s body was taken to Windsor where it was laid to rest in the King George VI Memorial Chapel.She was buried alongside other Royal Family members; her father, King George; Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and her late husband Prince Philip, who died last year at 99 years old.Now, the late monarch’s grave is open for the public to see, but it isn’t cheap to view.Upon opening to the masses, it was almost immediately hit with criticism over its staggering prices.Here is everything you need to know about visiting the Queen’s final resting place.Yes, it is open to the public to see at the King George VI Memorial Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle.Windsor was always said to be one of the late Queen's favourite homes, making it a fitting final resting place for her.The doors of the chapel opened to the masses on Thursday, September 29, giving people a chance to say farewell in a more intimate setting when compared to the heaving state funeral.The general public can go on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4.15pm (last entry is 4pm), but you will need to pay.On Sundays, general visitors are not permitted entrance, but if you are a worshipper, you are allowed inside.The chapel has a maximum capacity of 800, with demand to make the visit remaining high.To pay your respects to the late Monarch, you will need to pay for the privilege to do so.A visit to the King George VI Memorial Chapel will set you back a whopping £28.50 for a weekend visit.It isn’t much better during a week day, as it will still cost a staggering £26.50 to step inside the hallowed halls.However, it should be noted that this is the cost to enter the