30 Biggest Royal Family PR Scandals of all Time / the dark secrets of the British royal family

  • AUTHOR: admin
  • POSTED ON: March 19, 2021

If
you thought that the latest Meghan Markle interview with Oprah was the most
scandalous moment inRoyal history, continue reading this blog as you’re in for
a surprise.


Without
stretching this blog unnecessarily, we’ll get to the point and mention the 30
biggest family PR scandals and dark secrets of the Royal family.

The Time King Edward VIII Gave Up the Throne to
Marry For Love

Edward
VIII would be remembered as the man who left his kingdom to marry the love of
his life. Why was this marriage such an issue? Well, she was a two-time
divorcee and an American socialite. When Edward proposed, it led to a political
uproar and the Church of England opposed it dramatically. Anyway, that changed
the fate of England history, so it had to be number one the list.

The Time We Found out Edward VIII was friends
with Adolf Hitler

The
Crown has already confirmed this “rumor”: Edward VIII and his wife, Wallis
Simpson were affiliates of Adolf Hitler. Hence, to acquire a particular
document from the German, support of Edward VII was required. And shockingly,
he refused to indulge in any such plan.

The Time Prince Charles drank a cherry brandy

Prince
Charles has always been a controversial figure in the Royal family. Apparently,
he had ordered a cherry brandy at a pub in a village of Stornoway Harbor, which
became a major news at the time as a reporter caught him.

The time Prince Harry spent one day in rehab

Prince
Harry admitted to his father that he had tried marijuana and participated in
underage drinking, after which he was sent to spend a day at a drug
rehabilitation center. The idea was to teach him about the consequences so that
he stops before things get worse.

The time Harry was photographed in a Nazi costume

Harry
might come on this list more than once, but it’s usually because he has never
had a great relationship with the British press. Anyway, we’ll get to the point
and confirm that Prince Harry was spotted at a costume party in which he wore a
Nazi armband. After the picture got viral, the Clarence House released a
statement.

The time Prince Harry got caught naked

When
Prince Harry had returned from Afghanistan (he was serving for the British
Army) he was caught in a vulnerable position.

After
the picture was leaked, he released a statement: “At the end of the day I probably let myself down, I let my family down,
I let other people down. But it was probably a classic example of me probably
being too much army, and not enough prince. It’s a simple case of that.”

The Time Princess Margaret fell in love with a
married man

If
you thought that the crown is above all, then you should know that several
family members prioritized love and went against the crown to claim it. After
Edward VIII, Princess Margaret fell in love with someone who the crown opposed:a
married Royal Air Force Captain, Peter Townsend.

The Time Princess Margaret’s divorce was very
public

When
Princess Margaret was made to cut ties with her married lover, she established
strings with a photographer named Antony Armstrong-Jones. The marriage didn’t
last too long and, by 1976, the Palace announced the split officially. She carried
on with her duties and was often accompanied by Lord Snowdon.

The time Princess Anne fell in love with a royal
staff member

Love
is basically prohibited in the royal family – Princess Anne was apparently also
scarred because of that. She may have married the Olympic equestrian Mark
Phillips, but it was never a happy marriage. After her public divorce, she fell
in love with Timothy Laurence, the British Naval officer who was a Royal staff
member.

The time Captain Mark Phillips had a lovechild

Imagine
what would have happened when the lovechild scandal got out in a palace that
prohibits love itself? It was like all hell broke loose! Captain Mark Phillip
had a one-night stand with someone while he was still married to Princess Anne.
The woman ended up getting pregnant and is now the half-sister of Zara Tindall
and Peter Phillips.

The time Mark Phillips said he was dating a woman
28 years younger

If
you’ve not yet gotten it, then let us spell it out for you: Captain Mark
Phillips was a problematic man. In 2021, he confirmed that he was seeing a
woman who was 28 years younger to him. He also said that breaking this news to
his daughter was not easy.

The time Prince Charles dated Princess Diana’s
sister before her

This
rumor was also confirmed in the latest season of the crown – Prince Charles
dated Princess Diana’s sister at one time. The romance was like a quick summer
fling that was never meant to last.

The time Princess Diana revealed her self-harm
incident

It
was truly heartbreaking to see the people’s princess be treated so poorly by
the palace. She once revealed in an interview that she threw herself down the
stairs while she was pregnant just to get the attention of her husband, Prince
Charles.

The time Princess Diana’s affair phone call was
leaked

When
Princess Diana and Prince Charles had split officially (they hadn’t divorced
yet), The Sun had released a transcript of a recorded call between Diana and
her boyfriend at the time. This became controversial, because the event is now
remembered as Squidgygate.

The time Princess Diana and Prince Charles got
divorced

You
saw it coming, didn’t you? Princess Diana had already spoken about her struggle
with an eating disorder and postpartum depression. Charles and Camilla’s affair
had also come to attention by now and, despite it all, the news of the divorce
broke— something the crown had not expected.


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One
thing is for sure; the British royal family history is messed up. It’s insane
that Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II and reigned for so many years
despite the controversies and scandals.

Updated March 19, 2021
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