On September 8th, the news of Queen Elizabeth II’s death sent shockwaves around the world. According to the New York Times, Queen Elizabeth II was 96 when she died peacefully at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. King Charles III, her son, made a statement in honor of his late mother after her death. “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of greatest sadness for me and all members of my family,” he wrote on the royal family’s official Twitter account. “During this time of sorrow and change, my family and I are comforted and strengthened by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection that was so widespread for the Queen.”
And after news of Elizabeth’s death spread, celebrities and fans from around the world actually began sharing their heartfelt messages about the icon.
A notable celebrity couple from England, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, separately broke their silence on the tragic news. Ozzy posted a photo of the Queen at a young age on Twitter with the caption: “I mourn with my country the passing of our greatest Queen. It is with a heavy heart that I say that the thought of England without Queen Elizabeth II is devastating.” Ozzy’s wife Sharon also paid tribute to the late monarch on Instagram with an emotional note: “The embodiment of the strength and dignity that her vows owed to the United Kingdom maintained and fulfilled. Unflappable,” Sharon wrote. “May you be at peace alongside His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Long live the king.”