Yoko Ono Congratulates Ringo Starr on Knightood: 'It's About Time!'

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Yoko Ono launches The meltdown Festival at the Royal Festival Hall on June 12, 2013 in London.

Yoko Ono thinks it's fab that the British royal family is finally recognizing former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr for his "services to music." The widow of late Beatle John Lennon tweeted out her kind thoughts to Starr on Tuesday morning (Jan. 2), following Friday's (Dec. 29) official announcement that Starr, 77 (born Richard Starkey) would be knighted in the 2018 New Year's Honors

"Dear Sir Ringo," Ono wrote. "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."