Cheryl’s first Instagram post in five weeks to honour the Queen

She and other North East celebrities have shared their condolences to the Royal Family

Newcastle icon, Cheryl, posted to her Instagram feed for the first time in five weeks to pay tribute to the passing of Her Majesty the Queen.

She shared a black and white photo of Queen Elizabeth II in her younger years, with a caption that read: “May you spread your wings and fly into the loving arms of your awaiting Prince…thank you for your service. Rest peacefully.”

Cheryl is an ambassador of the Prince’s Trust, founded by Prince Charles III, who has now become King Charles III, after the death of his mother. Cheryl has worked closely with King Charles III over the years.

Cheryl is among many North East celebrities who have shared their condolences to the Royal Family via social media.

Former Geordie Shore star, Vicky Pattison uploaded two posts to her Instagram account in honour of The Queen, including a sketch by an account called Murphy’s Sketches of the Queen, her husband who died last year, and a corgi. She also shared various tributes to The Queen on her instagram story.

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Ant and Dec, who received OBE’s from the Queen in 2016, and hosted her televised 90th birthday celebration in the same year, posted an emotional tribute to The Queen on Twitter.

Chris and Rosie Ramsey, whose successful podcast is pre-recorded but uploaded every Friday morning, added a special message to the beginning of this week’s episode to pay tribute to The Queen. They said: “Just to let you know we recorded this podcast earlier in the week before we heard the tragic news of The Queen’s death.

“It seemed weird not to mention it. Incredible monarch, incredible life. We send our love and thoughts to everyone saddened and affected by the news of her death.”

They also posted tributes to their Instagram stories.

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Various former Geordie Shore stars including Marnie Simpson, Gary Beadle, James Tindale, Sophie Kasaei and Aaron Chalmers shared photos of the queen to their instagram feeds and stories. Love Island’s Adam Collard shared the Royal Family’s instagram post to his story.