On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 in Balmoral. A death that affected the English singer Jane Birkin as she had told our colleagues from Parisian. “It touches me a lot, like a lot of people, I think. What is absolutely charming is the devotion that people had for his person and his humor”, she had told.

It must be said that the interpreter of I love you… me neither had the opportunity to meet her when she was only five years old. “The first time was in the lace factory of my grandfather and my uncle. As I was the only girl in the family, it fell on me to present her with a bouquet of flowers”, had – she declared to our colleagues and to continue: “I saw her again during the presentations of the Agatha Christie films in which I played, “Murder in the sun”, “Death on the Nile”, and during the centenary of the Entente Cordiale France-England, in 2004″.

This is not the first time that the ex-girlfriend of Serge Gainsbourg had mentioned his meeting with the former British sovereign. Already in 2021 on the set of TF1, she returned to her “impressive” meeting with the queen. “It’s a bit like meeting Brigitte Bardot, you say to yourself ‘It’s her, it’s her nose, it’s her mouth, it’s her nose, her person (…) She really is her, and it’s very touching.”

On the occasion of the broadcast of a new documentary on his career, Planet invites you to discover what the 75-year-old star looks like today.