Emma Thompson wears equal pay pin during dame ceremony

Actress Emma Thompson arrives at Buckingham Palace London to receive her damehood at an Investiture ceremony. PRESS ASSOCIATION

Emma Thompson attended her Damehood ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Worldwide treasure Emma Thompson, star of stage and screen, the woman who gave Mrs. Potts a second life, and the reason that Love Actually is the masterpiece that it is just became a dame.

She said: "I'd like to inspire others and empower others to believe in themselves, especially people with Down's syndrome".

During the ceremony, Thompson, 59, looked beyond proud to receive the honor from Prince William.

The Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actress and writer received the title of Dame on Wednesday from Prince William, and managed to fluster the Duke of Cambridge in the process.

"I love Prince William", Thompson said after the ceremony.

"I love Prince William, I've known him since he was little, and we just sniggered at each other", Thompson explained.

Google Chrome 71 To Ad-Block Websites With Abusive Ads
Google is banishing every ad considering the nature of a given site, but not just the single offending ads. This isn't the first step by Google to make the user experience of web browsing safer with Chrome .

Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey lead Panthers past Bucs 42-28
Carolina scored 21 points in the second quarter, fifth-most in team history and built a 35-7 first-half lead. Donte Jackson added one late in the game to end a last-ditch Tampa drive.

Chelsea edge out BATE Borisov to reach last 32 of Europa League
He brings things that no one else now does for West Ham, such as drive and aggression, as well as good technical ability. Sarri also confirmed that Alvaro Morata has remained back in London to train rather than play another match.

Thompson is a longtime friend of Prince Charles and the royal family.

In a Phoebe Philo-inspired move, the actress teamed the ensemble with a pair of box-fresh trainers - a fashion move we would love to hear Her Majesty's thoughts on.

In June, the Thompson was named for the honor among a group of British actors and artists, including Tom Hardy and Keira Knightley, but revealed she had some reservations about the historical implications about accepting the award.

"It's really lovely because I've always loved the boys and I've always been a long-term correspondent with their dad, it's a very lovely feeling", said Thompson.

Thompson also said she plans to use the honor to raise awareness about schoolchildren who don't get enough to eat during school vacations, the AP reported.

She posed alongside her husband Greg Wise outside of the palace to commemorate the occasion.

Latest News