'Awww Justin, wrong Queen': Trudeau slammed for singing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' just 2 days before Queen's funeral 

'Awww Justin, wrong Queen': Trudeau slammed for singing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' just 2 days before Queen's funeral 
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau breaks into singing Queen’s 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at a London hotel (@brianlilley/Twitter, Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images )

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: In a viral footage circulating all over social media, Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, is seen singing Queen’s 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at a central London hotel on Saturday, September 18, just two few days before Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral. Netizens have reacted strongly and slammed his behavior for being "insensitive." It was at Corinthia Hotel in London after a dinner when Trudeau and his close team members participated in an impromptu session of singalong along with a piano. The nation was still mourning the death of their 96-year-old monarch as they prepared for a state funeral. 

The video showed famous Quebec musician, Gregory Charles, on the keys and others joining in on Saturday night to belt out a song of the popular band. PM Trudeau, 50, was seen wearing a casual t-shirt as he sang the infamous lyrics, "Easy come, easy go," of the hit song. He is among many world leaders present in London to meet the new monarch, King Charles following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.


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The short footage of the PM singing faced heavy backlash as it got circulated widely on social media platforms.



The Prime Minister's spokesperson said, “After dinner on Saturday, Prime Minister joined a small gathering with members of the Canadian delegation, who have come together to pay tribute to the life and service of Her Majesty. Gregory Charles, a renowned musician from Quebec and Order of Canada recipient, played piano in the hotel lobby which resulted in some members of the delegation including the prime minister joining.”

He added, “Over the past 10 days, the Prime Minister has taken part in various activities to pay his respects for the Queen and today, the entire delegation is taking part in the State Funeral.”





However, people on social media blasted the Canadian PM. One Twitter user wrote, “He need to take a hint and resign. Better yet King Charles should fire him for disrespecting the Queen”.



Brian Lilley, columnist for the Toronto Sun tweeted, "I actually love a good piano bar. Haven’t gone to one since before COVID, this reminds me I should check one out near me. PM at the Savoy in London last night singing a little Queen….for the Queen…"


A former aide to PM Margaret Thatcher, Nile Gardiner tweeted, “This man is a walking disaster, his "leadership" a monumental tragedy for Canada.”


“People...rather Liberal diehards, are saying the video of @JustinTrudeau drunkenly singing Bohemian Rhapsody was from a year ago.....I think not. Truth hurts. He showed ZERO decorum. Zero Statesmanlike conduct. #TrudeauMustGo”, tweeted one user. "Trudeau was in the hotel lobby and they asked if anyone could pay tribute to the Queen and Trudeau jumped up and yelled "hold my beer, I've got this" It was then that they said, awww Justin, wrong Queen," said another.



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