Express.co.uk.The TV presenter, who grew up in “war-torn” Belfast, met Queen Elizabeth II in 2018 when receiving his OBE. He told the story about how he attempted to get a private interview with the Queen and was rejected.
The star explained he was told that she would indicate when the conversation was over with a small wave but was instead met with a “shove”.
He wrote that he stepped forward to meet Her Majesty and was asked about how many people he’d interviewed over the years. Eamonn explained in the column: “When I stepped forward to meet Her Majesty she smiled then asked: ‘Mr Holmes, you must have interviewed an awful lot of people over the years.’“‘I have, Your Majesty,’ I replied. ‘In fact, I’ve interviewed everyone in your family - apart from just one person.’”“’Oh really, which one?’ she asked looking puzzled. “You, Ma’am,” I said smiling. ‘But we could soon fix that.Read more on express.co.uk