Danny Boyle Reportedly Declined British Knighthood

"Slumdog Millionaire" filmmaker apparently offered honor after directing London Olympics opening ceremony


Having already tossed her from an airplane, Danny Boyle has no need for the Queen of England's highest honor.

According to reports, the Oscar-winning filmmaker was nominated for a knighthood by the U.K.'s arts and media honors committee for his direction of the massive, very British opening ceremony for the London Summer Olympics; when the committee approached him to see if he'd accept the honor, however, he declined.