While Malcolm Hill added: “What a nasty tweet. Why do people like you decide to tweet vile remarks, particularly at a time when thousands of people are queuing for hours to pay their respect to the Queen? Why undermine what they are doing.”
Douglas was quick to defend his comment, by replying: “It’s not nasty or vile, and I’m not undermining anyone. I simply asked a question. Jesus. Enjoy your retirement.”
The actor has since been flooded with more backlash after he shared he was travelling to London to star in a new play.
On September 24, the 56-year-old hit back at the “online abuse” he has received in recent weeks.