A few moments ago Buckingham Palace announced the death of her majesty Queen.

Elizabeth II the queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon the world is morning the loss of Queen Elizabeth II.

The longest reigning monarch of Britain just before the announcement at 10 30 a.m. Pacific Time a rainbow could be seen stretching across the skies above Buckingham Palace where crowds gathered as the news rippled across the globe and the Royals rushed to the Queen’s bedside at Balmoral Castle in Scotland Queen.

Elizabeth’s son Charles just named his majesty the king released a statement in the wake of the devastating news quote the death of my beloved mother her majesty the queen is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family we mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished.

Sovereign and a much-loved mother I know her loss will be deeply felt your majesty Mommy and now Stars throughout Hollywood are remembering the Beloved Queen I often draw strengths from meeting ordinary people doing extraordinary things Jennifer Garner shared this stunning photo and called her an elegant incredible woman.

Elton John who was knighted by the queen in 1998 posted a lengthy note to Twitter reading in a part quote that she was an inspiring presence to be around Queen. Elizabeth has been a huge part of my life from childhood to this day and I will miss her dearly never did former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle remembers her majesty as a Beacon of Hope and stability quote.

Michelle and I were lucky enough to come to know her majesty and she meant a great deal to us she welcomed us to the world stage with open arms we are awed by her Legacy of tireless dignified public service another former President Bill Clinton spoke out giving thanks for the Queen’s extraordinary life quote we will always be grateful for the kindness she showed us through the years life, of course, consists of final partings Ozzy Osbourne Mourns the loss he says England without the queen is devastating.

George Takei also shares his condolences quote there shall be none other like her sharing a similar sentiment Sylvester Stallone who paid tribute to the great Queen with a photo of their first meeting I’m very glad to be able to join you.