Queen Elizabeth II died a yaer ago (Picture: Dominic Lipinski – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Big Brother star Narinder Kaur has been hit with backlash over her tweet on the anniversary of the Queen’s death.
The broadcaster – who got into a row on Good Morning Britain earlier this year as she criticised the royal family’s colonial past – marked one year since the late monarch’s death on Friday with a series of posts on X (formerly Twitter) and she called out the ‘lasting damage’ the caused by ‘British Rule’.
She wrote: ‘The death of the Queen of Crime, Elizabeth II, at the age of 96, after almost seven decades of rule, has sparked reactions at various levels. However, the most significant response should be considered the eruption of anger and resentment caused by the lasting damage of British Rule.
‘The people from former and current British colonial countries regard Elizabeth II as the embodiment of colonialism and the harm inflicted by England upon their nations.
‘They have not hesitated to express this sentiment following the news of her death.
‘Although Elizabeth II reigned during the post-colonial era of England, she still maintained a connection with the colonial past rooted in racism and violence against Asian and African colonies.
Narinder is a true Big Brother legend(Credits: Rex)
‘In recent years, there has been an increasing demand for the monarchy to confront.’
She also responded to a clip from Jeremy Vine’s Channel 5 show as presenter Cristo Foufas described her as ‘a really really tough act to follow’.
She replied: ‘Tough act to follow !? A 7yo could have done better than the Queen. She never apologised for the Jalliwala bagh massacre. She never apologised for her county looting other countries .
The Queen and Prince Philip met by Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and President Zail SingIndia in 1983 (Picture: Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
‘What good did she do for the poor of this country?! She’s remembered for Paddington bear..’
She has been met with backlash over her comments, with people hitting out at both her remarks and the timing of them.
One person wrote: ‘I agree more needed to be said by the monarchy, but, as I always say to people, a funeral or death-day service/remeberance is not the moment. The moment is the large window away from this. If we believe in civil attitutudes, we must exemplify them. Just my feelings. (sic)’
‘What an utterly distasteful comment to make today of all days,’ a second person replied, while another said: ‘Talking of 7 year olds u been counting down the days haven’t u, ready to pounce.’
Although a few people backed her comments with one person saying she was ‘quite right’, others took issue and someone else wrote: ‘Petty and vile comments. It’s a new low for you.’
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Narinder Kaur has spoken out.