DOUGLAS Henshall has confronted extreme backlash on social media after claiming that Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin is empty.
The Shetland actor, who performed DI Perez within the BBC programme, questioned whether or not mourners would nonetheless be queueing in the event that they “knew that the Queen is not in that coffin”.
Taking to Twitter, the 56-year-old stated: “Do you assume the queue could be so lengthy if individuals knew that the Queen isn’t in that coffin? Or do they know and it’s simply symbolic?”
A few of Douglas‘ followers had been left livid over the remark and requested him to not “destroy” the expertise for mourners along with his “scepticism”.
The TV star insisted it was a “real query”, as he frightened in regards to the safety danger concerned.
One particular person replied: “Douglas, please stopping spreading lies and conspiracy theories like this. You are higher than this.”
One other stated: “Whether or not she is in there or not, this us a social necessity for each particular person there to point out their respect. Please do not destroy this expertise for them with scepticism.”
“One other stunning tweet – you might be having a nightmare lately,” penned one other.
After being questioned by his followers about if Her Majesty‘s physique was within the coffin, Douglas stated: “I don’t know clearly, however I can’t think about she could be purely on the grounds of safety if nothing else.”
Mourners have been queueing to see the Queen lying-in-state in Westminster Corridor to pay their ultimate respects.
Tens of hundreds of individuals lined the streets awaiting their flip to see her coffin, with many others from around the globe tuning in on the stay stream.
Her funeral service begins at 11am on Monday.
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