Penny Lancaster got ‘Great Training and Preparation’ To be part of the police unit on Monday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
“With all this planning going forward, you can never predict how the audience will be [going to] The British model and TV personality, who is married to Rod Stewart, told Sky News:
“But we had great training and preparation and luckily everyone gave their respect in the right way, and we had no accidents to talk about,” the 51-year-old said. “So I’m very grateful for that.”
Lancaster began volunteering for the force after appearing on the reality TV show “Famous and Fighting Crime,” in which celebrities trade their day jobs for those of emergency services specialists. An inspiring Lancaster team member goes on to become a special police officer City of London Police In April 2021.
Lancaster joined an estimated 15,000 officers in the streets for the funeral, which took place at Westminster Abbey. Lancaster was seen in full uniform as thousands took to the streets and paid their respects to Britain’s longest-reigning.
Elizabeth passed away on September 8 At Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She was 96 years old.
“It is the greatest honor of all, to be able to serve today at Her Majesty’s funeral,” Lancaster told the Palestinian News Agency. “We were in uniform by five o’clock this morning, We didn’t even know when we were going to work. We just want to make sure all the crowds get home safely.”
The star noted that despite her “long” transformation, “I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.”
“The focus is mostly on duty, but it also [was] Fantastic opportunity and [I’m] I am very honored to be here to pay my respects at the same time.”
Last week, Lancaster told Good Morning Britain that she had “Very proud of your ability to serveDuring this ‘historic moment’ for the country.
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“It was a great honor to serve on the Queen’s memorial service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday,” she said at the time. “I signed Her Majesty the Queen’s Constable’s Office a little over a year ago, in April last year, just like the seamless connection between His Majesty and King Charles IIINow my oath will be with the king.”
Last year, Stewart described his wife’s eight-month journey to becoming a policeman. The couple said “I do” in 2007.
“I totally got it and loved it,” the 77-year-old told People magazine. She said: I will do this. I’ll do all the exercises, all the tests. She said the cutest quote [is]”I want to give something back, okay, but I want to take care of the city I love, which is London.”
“She works part-time, works one day a week and patrols Tower Bridge around London,” the singer explained. “She’s making arrests, she’s going out front… It’s tough. She’s 6’2. You can’t argue with a big blonde.”
The Queen is buried alongside her late husband Prince Philip and her parents at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.