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Robert Smith's 2012 rant about the monarchy eerily almost predicted The Queen's date of death

With Queen Elizabeth II's death on Thursday, there have been a lot of tributes to her, but don't hold your breath on getting one from from The Cure's Robert Smith.

 

Smith, who's been a longtime anti-monarchist, actually had the slogan "Citizens Not Subjects" - which dates back to the Declaration of Independence -- embedded on the back of his guitar in 2012 

 

Smith has not been shy about talking about his hatred of the monarchy over the years, and when asked about his guitar at the Hurricane Festival in 2012, Smith didn't hold back. At one point Robert offered quip that is more than a little eerie now: "The Queen's gonna die on... September the 7th. Then there'll be a huge uprising, and I'll be made King."

 

He was close! (She died on September the 8th).