Royal Fans Are Obsessed With This Unearthed Video of the Queen Saying "Nah"

An old clip of the Queen saying "nah" in response a question while sitting for a portrait is going viral on TikTok.

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  • A clip from an unearthed video of the Queen is currently going viral on TikTok.
  • The video, shared by TikTok user arksteriff, was filmed in 2005, while the Queen was sitting for a portrait in honor of her 80th birthday. In the clip, the Queen makes a comment about seeing herself aging. When Harris asks if she's upset by that fact, she casually answers, "Nah."
  • "The Queen answering a question like every bloke in the UK," arksteriff captioned the clip.

The Queen is usually known for being a very proper and put-together person, but even she has her super casual moments. Sometimes those super casual moments are even captured on film—like the one that's currently blowing up on TikTok.

The unearthed video, shared by TikTok user arksteriff, was filmed in 2005, when the Queen was sitting for a portrait that was commissioned to mark her 80th birthday. In the short clip, the Queen comments that she "sees herself aging" in front of herself.

"Does that upset you?" the artist asks, still brushing away at the canvas.

The Queen then responds with a gloriously nonchalant, "Nah."

Arksteriff recognized the gold that is the clip and shared it on TikTok, along with not just one, but two captions.

“The Queen answering a question like every bloke in the UK," arksteriff wrote in a block of highlighted text near the top of the frame. In the bottom left corner, they added, "Can't get over the Queen saying 'nah' 😂."

Same. Very same.


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Kayleigh Roberts
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