Heartbreaking moment Vanessa Feltz brought to tears as she announces the Queen's death live on TalkTV | The SunSeptember 9, 2022
VANESSA FELTZ was brought to tears as she read the announcement of the Queen's death on TalkTV.
The beloved monarch passed away on September 8 leaving the nation stunned and grief-stricken.
Leaders from across the world have paid tribute to Her Majesty, who reigned for 70 years.
While concerns had been growing all afternoon for her health, the announcement still came as a shock for many.
Feltz had been presenting her new Talk TV drivetime show which debuted this week when she had to make the announcement.
The former BBC radio star came back from a break where she could be seen gripping a piece of paper.
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As she tries to keep her voice steady, she says: "It is 6.32. The day is the 8th of September 2022."
Feltz has to fight back tears as she says: "And I'm extremely sorry to have to bring you the exceptionally sad news that Her Majesty the Queen has died.
"The news has been confirmed by Buckingham Palace. Her Majesty was 96 years old and had reigned for 70 years.
"News of her passing is reaching the rest of the world and she was monarch of more than 100 million people."
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Feltz was one of a number of Brits hit hard by the news as the nation reflected on its loss.
After her show had finished, Piers Morgan also paid tribute to the Queen's extraordinary reign on Talk TV.
Thousands gathered outside of Buckingham Palace and stayed well into the night as grief rippled through the UK and the world.
The Queen's passing comes as…
- Liz Truss hailed the Queen as ‘the rock on which modern Britain was built’
- King Charles told of his 'greatest' sadness as he paid tribute to his mother
- The Queen went from a shy daddy's girl to a hero who dedicated her life to the country
- The Union flag flew at half mast as the devastating news was announced
- Prince Charles has now become King Charles III
- Prince Harry was pictured holding his head as he travelled to Balmoral to be with his family
President Joe Biden and music legend Sir Elton John were also among those paying tribute.
Among the most poignant of tributes came from the Queen's son and the new King, Charles.
He said: "The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.
"We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.
"During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held."
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