Prince Charles is reportedly seeking counsel from Prince Philip amid one of the royal family’s biggest crises in history.
While speaking on podcast “Pod Save the Queen,” royal expert Russell Myers said that ever since Prince Philip’s retirement, there has been a lack of discipline within the royal household.
“Harry and Meghan seem to have lost their way a little bit. The fact that Andrew’s gone off on his own and ignored senior courtiers’ advice. I just don’t think this would have happened if Philip was around,” he said.
Myers went on to say that the fact that Prince Charles went straight to Sandringham from Heathrow to consult with the Duke of Edinburgh says a lot about the ongoing issues within the royal family.
“He is seeking counsel from his father now, in one of the biggest crises to have hit the Royal Family for decades. He’s gone straight to see Philip, to see what his next move is,” he said.
Myers revealed that Prince William also visited the Queen after attending an investiture on behalf of his grandmother. The royal expert said that it seems the Duke of Cambridge asked Her Majesty about her conversation with Prince Andrew. And then Prince William is expected to share the details when he talks to Prince Charles.
“Then Charles, the Queen, and William will come together and see if there is potentially any way back for Andrew. But I certainly don’t think that will be for a long, long time,” Myers said.
Prince William reportedly supported the Queen’s decision to ask Prince Andrew to step down from his royal duties. The Queen and Prince Charles have also been in constant communication with each other.
The Duke of York announced his resignation from his public duties after giving an interview about his relationship with the late Jeffrey Epstein. He was also accused of using the money of taxpayers due to his friendship with David Rowland.