Yoko Ono on Ringo Starr's Knighthood: 'It's About Time!'
Ono calls Starr's accolade "an honor for everyone in the Beatles family"
By Elias Leight
Jan 2 2018
Yoko Ono congratulated Ringo Starr after the drummer was picked by the British government to recieve a solo knighthood. Michael Kovac/WireImage
Yoko Ono congratulated Ringo Starr on Tuesday after he was awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth for his "services to music."
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Dear Sir Ringo— Yoko Ono (@yokoono) 2 de enero de 2018
I am very happy that you have received this honour from the Queen. It's about time! Huge congratulations! I am delighted for you and your family. It is an honour for everyone in The Beatles family and I love you very much.
love, hugs and kisses,
yoko x ✌️ ❤️ pic.twitter.com/ncDjH2wllW
Huge congratulations to Sir Richard Starkey @ringostarrmusic for your award from @RoyalFamily for your incredible contribution to the world of music and tireless charity work, from all at Lennon-Ono.— John Lennon (@johnlennon) 2 de enero de 2018
"Ringo was a star in his own right before we event met" (JL '74) ⭐️✌️❤️ pic.twitter.com/9zwNGNdOgG