Prince Andrew Reportedly Lobbied the Queen to Prevent Charles From Being King

Prince Andrew Reportedly Lobbied the Queen to Prevent Charles From Being King

Welp, looks like disgraced royal Prince Andrew isn’t thrilled about his brother being the King. According to royal expert and author Angela Levin via The Telegraph, King Charles and his brother have “rarely got on well together,” in part because they have “very different personalities, values, and approaches to life.” Which, yeah, sounds about right considering what we know about Prince Andrew.

Anyway, a senior royal source revealed that Andrew “tried to persuade the Queen to block Charles marrying Camilla by being quite poisonous, mean, unhelpful, and very nasty about Camilla.” So why did Andrew have it out for his sister-in-law? Turns out, he thought Camilla was “insufficiently aristocratic” (uh…kay) and “not to be trusted.”

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The insider also told Levin that at one point, Andrew wanted to “push Prince Charles aside” so he could “become regent to Prince William, who was then a teenager.”

“They were dark and strange times, where paranoia became reality, and this was a worry,” the source said. “Andrew lobbied very hard with the hope that Charles would not become King when his mother died and that William would wear the crown. His behavior was very, very negative and extremely unpleasant to Queen [Elizabeth], who disagreed. I was told it was one of the rare occasions he didn’t get his way. Nonetheless, he was apparently very angry that he couldn’t rule the country in some way. He remained so hostile to Camilla’s emergence and acceptance that it’s doubtful it has ever been forgiven.”

Now that Charles is, in fact, the King, Andrew is apparently worried that he’ll be kicked out of his home, the Royal Lodge, and “thrown to the wolves.” TBD!

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