A REALITY TV star has paid tribute to the Queen, with a sweet snap of herself meeting the late monarch as a child.
Former Towie star Amy Childs, took to Instagram to pay tribute to Her Majesty, who passed away on Thursday.
Dressed in her school uniform, a young Amy can be seen meeting the Queen with her friend.
The reality TV star is a teenager in the photo, with red hair and highlights.
Writing next to the sweet snap from the early noughties, she said: "What a very sad day… 💔 RIP our beautiful queen."
Amy isn't the only reality star to pay tribute to our beloved queen.
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Yesterday, Charlotte Dawson took to her Instagram to reveal the childhood photograph of her holding flowers to give to Her Majesty.
Charlotte, 29, took to her social media to reveal the snap from 2002, which saw her as a schoolgirl presenting flowers to the Queen.
The reality TV star could be seen looking fresh faced as a then ten-year-old, with her golden hair pulled back into two plaits.
Wearing her school uniform and tie, Charlotte held onto a small bunch of yellow flowers as she patiently waited to meet the Queen.
"She was so lovely made me feel instantly calm… This is such a great loss to our country really won’t be the same."
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On Thursday night, Buckingham Palace confirmed Her Majesty Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history, had passed away – making her son, Charles, King.
A statement released by the palace read: "The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.
"The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow."
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In a televised speech broadcast around the world, King Charles III paid a touching tribute to his beloved mother, Queen Elizabeth II, following her death on Thursday.
The new king opened up about his "personal grief" as he pledged his duty to a life of service.
Sitting next to a photo of the late Queen, the King said: "In a little over a week’s time we will come together as a nation, as a Commonwealth and indeed a global community, to lay my beloved mother to rest.
"In our sorrow, let us remember and draw strength from the light of her example."
The royal said the “affection, admiration and respect” the Queen inspired “became the hallmark of her reign”.
He added: "And, as every member of my family can testify, she combined these qualities with warmth, humour and an unerring ability always to see the best in people.”
The new King included best wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, sending "my love for Harry and Meghan as they continue to build their lives overseas”.
King Charles, who has declared a period of Royal Mourning will be observed until seven days after his mother's funeral, will now be formally proclaimed monarch at a historic Accession Council meeting at St James' Palace today.
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