Carol Vorderman pays tribute to newly appointed Charles III

‘Long live The King!’ Carol Vorderman pays tribute to newly appointed Charles III after developing long friendship with the monarch through his Prince’s Trust

Carol Vorderman has paid tribute to the newly appointed King Charles III after developing a lasting friendship with the Royal through her association with his principal charity, the Prince’s Trust. 

Charles, formerly the Prince Of Wales, was proclaimed King at a historic ceremony in St James’s Palace on Saturday following a meeting of the accession council, during which he swore an oath to privy counsellors.

Reacting to his appointment in a series of Instagram posts, Vorderman, 61, reflected on her association with the new King, largely through her hosting role at the Pride Of Britain Awards and its ongoing support his long-running youth charity.

All hail the King: Carol Vorderman has paid tribute to the newly appointed King Charles III after developing a lasting friendship with the Royal through his principal charity, the Prince’s Trust

Sharing a photo of the historic moment he signed his proclamation, she wrote: ‘Long live the King!’ 

Touching on his work with disaffected children across the United Kingdom, she added: His organisation @princestrust formed over 40 years ago and was way ahead of its time… changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of people for the better.’ 

The former Countdown co-host also shared photos featuring King Charles during his various appearances at the Pride Of Britain Awards, where she has served as host since 1999, including the moment he attempted a dance routine with Britain’s Olympic athletes. 

Support: Reacting to his appointment in a series of Instagram posts, Vorderman reflected on her association with the new King, largely through his long-running youth charity


Old times: The former Countdown co-host also shared photos featuring King Charles during his appearances at the Pride Of Britain Awards, where she has served as host since 1999

Memories: Other shared photos drew attention to Vorderman’s various meetings with the King, including one that included former NASA Deputy Center Director Colleen Hartman

She added: ‘On the @prideofbritain awards we have awarded the @princestrust Young Achiever Award each year… 

‘And we’ve laughed… here asking King Charles to do the MOBOT with our Olympians onstage. He’s a great sport.’ 

Other undated photos drew attention to Vorderman’s various meetings with the King at social gatherings over the years, including one that included former NASA Deputy Center Director Colleen Hartman. 

Remember that time you do the MOBOT? Vorderman with King Charles in another undated Instagram photo shared with followers on Sunday 

Convoy: The presenter drew further attention to the transportation of the Queen’s coffin from Balmoral to Buckingham Palace (pictured) 

Drawing further attention to the transportation of the Queen’s coffin from Balmoral to Buckingham Palace, she wrote: ‘The roads and streets lined in Scotland by people to pay their respects, and rightly so that they have their opportunity to do so. 

‘I wish that the same would happen  from Edinburgh to London. So many millions in other parts of our nation, who can’t afford to get to London, would want to do the same.’ 

The former Prince of Wales ascended to the throne following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, on Thursday. 

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