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Lily Collins threw a toy phone at Prince Charles’ head.

The ‘Emily in Paris’ star met the royal several times as a child because of her father, Phil Collins ‘work with his charity Princes’ Trust, and she admitted that an occasion the Prince had offered to play with it could have gone very badly.

She said: “I was told when I was younger I played with toys with Prince Charles and started throwing something at him like throwing a toy phone in his head which… all the time. air was sucked from the Chamber. “

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Lily – who was “two” when she played with Charles – saw a photo of herself with her father and mother Jill Tavelman meeting Princess Diana and recalled how she tried to retrieve a bouquet of flowers that she had handed over to the late royal.

Speaking on ‘The Late Late Show’, she told host James Corden: “I’ve been told that’s what happened. It’s my mom and dad and me and j ‘offered flowers to Diana but the second she went to pick them up I then tried to pull them out.

“As you can imagine all the air was sucked out of the room but again I was wearing a cute dress so who is going to punish me there?”

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Elsewhere on the show, Lily recalled how she went swimming with whales while on vacation with her husband Charlie McDowell and admitted that she has never felt so peaceful.

She said: “I was on vacation and went to watch my husband surf. While he was surfing two whales breached, a mom and a baby and the captain of the ship I was on said: “Do you want to swim with them? ‘ I said no, then I said to myself, “Why not? “

“They picked up someone with goggles and a snorkel and said jump in. We couldn’t see them, they would have swam away… We get back on the boat and try to follow them.

“I look down and all of a sudden this little thing comes towards me and as it gets closer it’s a whale, a mom and it’s a baby.

“They turn and stare at me for 30 seconds and I felt a sense of calm that I have never felt in my life.

“You’d think it would be terrifying, but it was his most calming experience. It was wild.”