Lewis Hamilton has revealed he was given advice on dining etiquette by the Queen. In an interview with Graham Norton, the Formula One driver said he got carried away after being seated next to Her Majesty at a private lunch.
"I got invited to a lunch and was sitting next to the Queen," the 30-year-old told Graham Norton. "I was excited and started to talk to her, but she said – pointing to my left – 'No you speak that way first, and I'll speak this way and then I'll come back to you.'"
However after he did get the opportunity to speak to the Queen, Lewis had nothing but praise for the 89-year-old monarch.
Lewis Hamilton reveals he was taught dining etiquette by the Queen
"She is a sweet woman, and we talked about how she spends her weekends, houses and music," Lewis said, adding: "She is really cool."
Lewis is no stranger to royalty; he met Prince Harry following his victory at the Formula One World Championship in November, where the Prince congratulated him on his success.
"Lewis thank you very much for not making the British public sweat," Harry said. "You are an absolute legend. Well done mate."
Lewis was presented with an MBE by the Queen in 2009
The talented racing driver was also presented with an MBE by the Queen in 2009.
However these days Lewis has been spending more time with his new friends, the Kardashian family. Pictured as a member of Kim Kardashian's 'Cannes Clique' on Instagram on Tuesday, he is reportedly set to join Kim and her sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner to watch Kanye West's performance at Glastonbury Festival this weekend.
A source told The Daily Star: "An offer has been made to watch Kanye at the side of the stage. Lewis has become part of the (Kardashian) family. Kendall's mum Kris (Jenner) loves him. It's no secret Lewis is a massive Kanye fan."