The Queen's unexpected reaction when Prince Charles calls her 'mummy' in public
Queen Elizabeth had a big celebration for her 92nd birthday recently. The event was attended by many musicians and performers.
To close the event, her son, Prince Charles gave a speech where he called her in an affectionate manner which had her smiling. The birthday party was held on April 21, 2018, according to Daily Mail.
Prince Charles raised three cheers at the Royal Albert Hall when he wished his mother a happy birthday. Addressing the Queen, he first referred to her as 'Your Majesty', before choosing to be more familiar by calling her 'Mummy.’
His chose of words had the Queen rolling her eyes and smiling. While the many performers behind her laughed at the sweet gesture.
The line-up for the evening included musicians like Sting and Shaggy, Tom Jones, and Kylie Minogue. Charles told his mother: At a meeting of Commonwealth heads of government this week it was agreed that Charles would succeed the Queen.
Queen Elizabeth has held that position since she took the throne in 1952. At her birthday party, she took her seat at the Albert Hall wearing gold.
She matched the Prince of Wales, the Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Windsor in navy blue color themes. On arrival, Prince William was seen waving from the back of a car with Harry and Markle.
“I have a feeling that in 1948 when you were 22, you didn't somehow expect at your 92nd birthday to find your son in his 70th year - just able still to raise a small Hip, Hip.”
Prince Charles, Daily Mail, April 21, 2018
Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince William all joined her in the Royal box as the concert got underway. She was then presented with a bouquet of flowers by seven-year-old Mason, who was also celebrating his birthday on the same day.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were among the first to be pictured arriving at the event. Markle wore a £1,148 or $1,603 Stella McCartney cape dress.
When Prince Charles drops the same old gag and ‘Mummy’ isn’t impressed... pic.twitter.com/QVOJ1v9U63— Jo and Sparky (@joandsparky) April 23, 2018
His pregnant wife, Kate, wasn’t in attendance. Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband were also managed to make it to the event.
Former Strictly Come Dancing star and Labour MP, Ed Balls, took to the stage to play the ukelele for the Queen. He was accompanied by comedians Harry Hill and Frank Skinner.
The Queen was pictured nodding along to a rendition of George Formby's When I'm Cleaning Windows. Prince Harry also took to the stage during the concert to wish his grandmother a happy birthday.
Hilarious! I love her 😂😂😂— Desiree (@Dezicles) April 22, 2018
“Tonight we are celebrating the Queen's Birthday but Your Majesty, if you do not mind me saying, you are not someone who is easy to buy gifts for,” Harry joked. He also led tributes to his grandmother in his new role as president of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust.
Harry shared that they were celebrating her 92nd birthday in recognition of her incredible life of service. He added that he was delighted to state that the Queen's Commonwealth Trust had been launched to support young leaders around the Commonwealth.
The aim of the organization was to provide a platform for those working to make a difference in their communities across 53 countries. The Queen celebrates two birthdays every year.
Her actual birthday on April 21, which she usually marks privately with her family, and her 'official birthday' in the summer. The second birthday celebration usually falls on the second Saturday in June.
On this day, she will join the Trooping the Color military parade in central London. Earlier in the day, honorary gun salutes were staged in Hyde Park, the Tower of London and in Windsor to mark the occasion.