Oh, Russel Brand. I liked your comments on British Politics on the run up to the 2015 UK General Election, but this time you may have gone a little bit too far.
I mean, your “Trews” interviews of former Labour leader Ed Miliband and Caroline Lucas from the Green Party were informative and entertaining. But to talk about the Queen of England like this:
I mean in England we have a Queen for fuck’s sake. A Queen! We have to call her things like “Your Majesty” YOUR MAJESTY! Like she’s all majestic, like an eagle or a mountain. She’s just a person. A little old lady in a shiny hat – that we paid for. Or “Your Highness”! What the fuck is that?! What, she’s high up, above us, at the top of a class pyramid on a shelf of money with her own face on it. We should be calling her Mrs Windsor. In fact that’s not even her real name, they changed it in the war to distract us from the inconvenient fact that they were as German as the enemy that teenage boys were being encouraged, conscripted actually, to die fighting. Her actual name is Mrs Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
“Mrs Saxe-Coburg-Gotha”!! No wonder they fucking changed it. It’s the most German thing I’ve ever heard – she might’ve well as been called “Mrs Bratwurst-Kraut-Nazi”.
– from REVOLUTION
I mean, to say the Queen is a “Nazi”. You had it coming:
Would you dare to say that say that to her face?
I´m not in favour of the monarchy, but you should respect the value it has for your country –tradition and worth wise.
At least there is people that support you no matter what.
What do you think of Russel´s comments and the response he got?