Are these the weirdest tributes? Brands and celebrities mark Queen’s death

Tributes poured in for the 70-year-old monarch, but not all were deemed appropriate

As the world mourns and shares its memories of the monarch, so do celebrities, companies and brands – many of whom hail from particular places.

Tributes have been posted on social media by manufacturers of children’s toys, fast food outlets and even a brand of sex toys – many of which were quick to point out that they may not be entirely memory-friendly of the Queen.

These are the weirdest tributes paid to Queen Elizabeth II by unlikely people and brands.

The weirdest tributes to Queen Elizabeth II so far.

Shrek’s Adventure is an interactive family experience in London based on the 2001 film.

They took to Twitter for their tribute, writing: “Shrek’s Adventure! London joins millions of mourners across the UK and around the world in paying tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II.

“United in our loss – we give thanks for a life of extraordinary service to this country, to the Commonwealth and to the rest of the world.”

Shrek’s Adventure is a popular family activity in London.

Lingerie and sex toy company Ann Summers has 140 high street stores across the UK – but few expected them to post a tribute to the Queen.

They tweeted: “Thank you Madam, for everything – for the women, for the family, for our nation. Sleep well.”

The Met Office, the UK’s national weather service, wrote: “We are saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

“Our hearts go out to his family and everyone affected by this news.

“As a sign of respect during this time of national mourning, we will only be issuing daily forecasts and warnings.”

Pizza companies Dominoes and Pizza Express have both paid tribute to the monarch online.

Dominoes wrote: “Everyone at Domino’s joins the nation and the world in mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

“Our thoughts and condolences go out to the Royal Family.” The Dominoes changed their classic blue and red logo to black out of respect for the Queen.

Domino’s Pizza paid tribute to the Queen and changed its logo to black.

Pizza Express shared a similar message, writing: “The Pizza Express team is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and joins the nation and the world in mourning her passing.

“She lived a remarkable life, and we pay tribute to all that she did and to her lasting legacy.

“Our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.”

American celebrity Paris Hilton has divided opinion with her tribute to the Queen.

She wrote: “The original boss. One of the most inspiring women. The end of an era. TO TEAR APART.

Paris Hilton called the Queen a “patron daughter” in her tribute.

Crazy Frog is a CGI animated character, who was popular in the early 2000s for the earworm song Axel F.

Crazy Frog’s official Twitter account read, “RIP The Queen.”

Children’s toymaker Playmobil sells sets of figures including that of Queen Elizabeth II.

When her death was announced, they posted a photo of the Queen’s likeness captured in a toy with the caption: “Rest in peace. Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022.”

Playmobil has released a photo of the Queen Elizabeth action figure toy along with their tribute.

Greeting card company Funky Pigeon wrote: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

“The Funky Pigeon team would like to express their deepest condolences to the Royal Family and all who are grieving their loss at this time.”

The British Kebab Awards took place in May 2022 – their official Twitter account shared a tribute to the monarch.

They said: ‘It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

“For 70 years she has guided us through our darkest and brightest days.

“Thank you, Your Majesty. RIP.”

UK bakery chain Greggs posted a picture of the queen in their brand color – light blue.

They wrote: ‘An inspiration for over seven decades, we are sorry to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. Thank you ma’am.”

Legoland, a popular theme park, closed its Windsor location on September 9.

They wrote: ‘We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

“Our thoughts are with the entire Royal Family at this deeply sad time.

“Out of respect, the station will be closed tomorrow. If you need to visit, you will receive an email regarding your reservation.”

Lego has closed its Lego Land site in Windsor out of respect.

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