It was the queen of ridiculous statements.
Just in case you thought waiting on line for 24 hours to see Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was insane — this devoted mourner is being ripped on social media after claiming that glimpsing her late highness’ casket was better than having kids, as seen in videos amassing millions of views on Twitter.
An adoring mourner named Sarah had expressed the cringeworthy sentiment while she and and a guy friend named Mark were being interviewed by BBC One about the event, the Metro reported. The UK outlet had asked the pair what it felt like to be the last ones to see the queen’s casket at Westminster Hall before her funeral Monday.
That’s when the starry-eyed sovereign supporter dropped the shark-jumping statement. “Amazing. It’s the best thing I’ve ever done in my life,” the mother fawned in response. “Even having my children, Lily and Luca. I think this tops that.”
Needless to say, the controversial comment dropped jaws on social media, with one aghast critic writing, “Get me off this planet.”
“If going to a funeral is better than having kids … maybe you shouldn’t have had kids!” suggested another.
One disbelieving commenter sarcastically dubbed Sarah the “parent of the year.”
Others thought it ludicrous that seeing a dead monarch would trump creating life. “Sorry kids, seeing a dead billionaire for about a minute was better than having you,” snarked one disillusioned cynic.
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On Saturday, the queue to see the queen’s coffin at Westminster Hall reached a record-breaking 24 hours as the UK government issued a warning to mourners waiting overnight that temperatures would be frigid.
Thousands are currently standing by for Her Majesty to make a final trip through London, with at least 750,000 people projected to attend the funeral Monday.