James Corden is remembering the late Queen Elizabeth II‘s legacy.
Hours after Her Majesty’s demise, the host paid tribute to the queen on the Sept. 8 episode of The Late Late Present.
“I, like the remainder of the world, am so unhappy tonight,” he mentioned. “But additionally, so grateful and grateful to the queen for essentially the most unimaginable service and management that she has proven throughout all of our lifetimes.”
Reflecting on the queen’s 70 years on the throne—the longest reign of any British monarch—Corden famous she noticed 14 U.S. presidents and 15 U.Ok. prime ministers, with Prime Minister Liz Truss being appointed simply two days earlier than Her Majesty’s demise.
“We seen her as immortal, a necessary a part of the material of our world,” he mentioned in regards to the queen. “There may be, in fact, an outpouring of grief and love throughout the globe. She was universally adored. She represented good on this world, dwelling a lifetime of honor, a life devoted to service, devoted to bettering the lives of others. However it’s at all times felt as if she was there for all of us.”