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Charlotte Church Sorry for Dissing Queen Elizabeth II

January 10, 2011 (2:45 am) GMT
Insisting that she can't even remember making such offensive comments, Charlotte Church says she 'felt sorry' for the derogatory remarks.

is "deeply sorry" for her derogatory remarks about Britain's monarch Queen Elizabeth II in a recent interview - insisting she can't even remember making the comments. The former classical singer revealed in a recent chat with U.K. men's magazine Esquire that she "felt sorry" for the royal because she is an old woman who has "no idea what's going on".

She added that she had met the U.K. ruler on several occasions, and the 84 year old had never remembered her. The comments hit the headlines in her native Britain this month, and Church has now decided to apologize - but insists she didn't expect the publication to "sensationalize" her remarks.

In a statement, she says, "I am deeply sorry if my comments about Her Majesty the Queen caused offense. I am honored to have met her and have an enormous amount of respect for her and what she does. After seeing those words in print, I realized how foolish I was to make such flippant remarks to a journalist."

"I find it difficult to remember even making them. My only defense is that I never expected a respected publication to sensationalize my words out of context like this."

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