Reggie Jackson Honors Queen Elizabeth With ‘Naked Gun’ Joke

Reggie Jackson finally has a vindication.

The former Yankees slugger paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, decades after her “Naked Gun” persona was programmed to assassinate the queen in the seventh inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners.

“Now we all know I was innocent!” he tweeted. “Amen! RIP Queen E!.

Reggie Jackson in The Naked Gun

Jackson, now an Astros executive, wore his Angels uniform for the 1988 film, having played for the California team from 1982 to 1986. His character, credited as “the right fielder of the Angels”, uttered a sadly famous :

“I have to kill…the queen.

The 76-year-old, known as Mr. October for his playoff exploits, is seemingly off the hook for this one.

New York Post

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