He went on to say it’ll be a “different world” without the late Prince, who he also branded a “very good looking man”.
“Even I’d have turned for him back in the day,” he added.
The full statement announcing the Duke’s death read: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course.
“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”
The Duke of Edinburgh reportedly requested a funeral with minimal fuss.