An Argentinian online show host has come under fire from royal fans after he appeared to celebrate the death of Queen Elizabeth II by popping open a bottle of champagne.
Buckingham Palace confirmed the death of the Queen at around 8pm on September 8, in a statement which said: "The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.
"The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow."
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Since the news broke, celebrities, politicians and royal fans around the world have paid tribute to the longest-reigning British monarch.
However, journalist Santiago Cuneo appeared happy about the news that the 96-year-old has passed away in a clip that has since gone viral on Twitter.
In the original video, which has since been taken offline, he calls her an "old woman" as she toasted the news with a bottle of champagne.
Referring to the announcement, he said it was "British s**t" and "good news."
Elsewhere, Cuneo said: "The right person has died,’ and ‘The old woman finally went to hell."
In a post on Twitter, translated from Spanish, he said: "The old bag of s**t died!!!! Immense and eternal joy!!!"
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The clip has sparked disgust across social media, with one person writing: "A disgrace, what a lack of respect! He may not like the monarchy but he could respect a deceased person.
"Apparently, you have to be rude to gain an audience, what a sad world. If this man was a little smarter he would know that the queen has no political power."
Another wrote: "What a horrible thing… how much bad taste."
Cuneo, a politician and businessman as well as journalist, became known for hosting Uno Mas Uno Tres, that was broadcast from 2013 to 2018.
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