Queen ‘holding her hands up in despair’ over behaviour of Prince Harry and Andrew – expert

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THE QUEEN will be “in despair” over the behaviour of some of her children and grandchildren, a royal expert has said.

Despite being only a few weeks into the new year, the 95-year-old monarch has been put through the wringer, having made the decision to strip Prince Andrew of his military titles and royal patronages and dealing with Prince Harry’s recent security concerns, should he return to the UK. Speaking to OK! royal expert Jennie Bond said the monarch is likely to be particularly upset by the antics of her son and grandson.

She said: “I think The Queen will be holding her hands up in despair with her children and some of her grandchildren.

“Everybody feels for the Queen now with the Andrew debacle, but I think there has to be some equity between Harry and Andrew now.

“There was the argument, and it probably wasn’t correct, but if Harry has been stripped of his titles, then Andrew should have been some time ago.”

Over the last few days Prince Andrew has been in the spotlight following an explosive ITV documentary.

The Queen

The Queen is said to be “in despair” (Image: Getty Images)

Jennie Bond

Jennie Bond said the antics of Prince Andrew and Prince Harry will have caused particular upset (Image: Getty Images)

In Ghislaine, Prince Andrew and the Paedophile, presenter Ranvir Singh examined the accusations against The Duke of York.

Singh also explored the accusations against Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.

The Duke of York is set to face a civil court case in New York.

He is accused of sexually assaulting Virginia Giuffre when she was 17 years.

Duke of York

The Duke of York is facing a civil court case (Image: Getty Images)

The Duke vehemently denies the allegations.

Prince Harry also made headlines this week as it was reported he could be taking legal action against the British government.

The action will take place if he is denied police protection when visiting the UK.

The Duke of Sussex issued a “pre-protocol” letter to the Home Office.

Duke of Sussex

The Duke of Sussex is considering legal action against the British Government (Image: Getty Images)

Ranvir Singh

Ranvir Singh presented an ITV documentary examining some of the accusations against The Duke of York (Image: Getty Images)

This suggests his lawyers will seek a judicial review if police protection isn’t provided when he and his family are in the UK.

The Duke has offered to pay for his security when in the country.

A statement from the Duke said: “Prince Harry inherited a security risk at birth, for life.

“He remains sixth in line to the throne, served two tours of combat duty in Afghanistan, and in recent years his family has been subjected to well-documented neo-Nazi and extremist threats.

“The UK will always be Prince Harry’s home and a country he wants his wife and children to be safe in. With the lack of police protection, comes too great a personal risk.”

Source: EXPRESS CO UK

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