Catherine Zeta-Jones paid an emotional tribute to Queen Elizabeth, saying that it felt like “shedding an actual member of the family” following the loss of life of the British monarch, who handed away on Thursday.
The Welsh actress, 52, revealed that the information of Queen’s loss of life had made her homesick however “happy with my heritage.”
Talking at Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday, Zeta-Jones stated she had referred to as her household again residence and “felt like just a little piece of me had gone”.
“I’m a giant royalist and I really like the royal household and what they do for our nation,” she informed the PA information company.
“I’m in a rustic that has by no means had a lady as a determine of management, of energy and of respect, and so I shall miss her dearly,” she stated.
Zeta-Jones continued, “I don’t know whether or not it’s as a result of I’m British however I simply felt like just a little piece of me had gone.”
“There’ll by no means be a queen in my lifetime once more, but it surely was a really unusual feeling. (I felt) very homesick, very happy with my heritage.”
The Legend of Zorro actress additionally praised the Queen and stated that the monarch had been “an actual inspiration” and a determine of “energy and respect.”
She additionally expressed hopes for the brand new King of Britain, saying that she believed King Charles would do “an distinctive job” as “the baton was handed.”
Zeta-Jones joined the various tributes from well-known personalities which have poured in from residence and overseas following the announcement of the Queen’s loss of life. She was 96.