Alan Cumming: Actor and US Traitors host hands back OBE over 'toxicity of empire'
X-Men star says although he was "grateful" to be recognised in 2009 - his eyes have since been opened.

“The ensuing conversations about the role of monarchy and especially the way the British Empire profited at the expense (and death) of indigenous peoples across the world really opened my eyes”, says Cumming who was awarded the OBE - ‘Officer of the Order of the British Empire’ - in 2009 as part of the Queen’s birthday honours list.

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