The Queen scolded Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes for being a loud idiot when they met at Buckingham Palace


THE Queen told Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes to shh when she was being an idiot at Buckingham Palace.

Miriam Margolyes, who plays Professor Sprout in the franchise, earned a firm request to be quiet from Her Majesty, 93, for being too loud during their meeting. 

Actress Miriam Margolyes claims the Queen told her be quiet when they met at an event a few years ago

The British actress, 78, claims she continued talking even though the monarch had moved past her down the receiving line during a British Book Week reception a few years ago. 

Cambridge-educated Miriam said: The Queen walked over to me and she said: And what do you do?

And I said, instead of saying Im an actress or I read stories, I said Im the best reader of stories in the whole world! 

When you meet royalty something snaps in you, I was nervous and I behaved like an idiot.

Her Majesty is said to have met the Harry Potter star at a British Book Week reception at Buckingham Palace

I kept on talking and she went shhhthats enough! It was so embarrassing.

Miriam added: “If I’ve got an opinion, I can’t help myself.

The Queen thought I was an idiot and she was quite right. But I thought she was a little bit harsh.

Its not the first time a celebrity has had an interesting encounter with Queen. 

Miriam Margolyes played Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films

Comedy king Michael McIntyre revealed that instead of calling Her Majesty maam, he got all tongue-tied and called her jam” instead.

Michael Sheen said the Queen shoved his hand away after he received his OBE as it was her way of showing him its time to go.

And Simon Pegg joked hed broken the Queen after she struggled to start a conversation with him in 2010 and claims to have made her cry with his performance.

We shared how the Queen is looking for a butler to work 45 hours a week on less than the living wage but youll live at the palace.

In other royal news, we told you how the Queen owns a cheeky slogan cushion that reads “it’s good to be Queen” – and she keeps it on her favourite sofa in Balmoral.

And The Queen is a huge Wham! fan and even “requested to meet them in private”, according to the band’s former manager.


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