The family of British monarchs and then happen sensation. Despite the attempts of Elizabeth II to observe the tradition, her family and then be in the midst of the most unpleasant rumors and scandals. Which of them was the most egregious?
In an age of endless scandals and intrigues, the most famous English family miraculously manages to zealously guard their traditions and ancient rites. But the outward conservatism hiding dozens of skeletons, each of which Elizabeth II is trying to hide away.
Despite the desire of the Queen to create the illusion of a great ideal of the family, to the press and then leaking information about the scandals of royalty. “StarHit” decided to recall the most controversial history, which nearly put an end to centuries-old reputation of British royalty.
FAREWELL TO THE THRONE FOR LOVE
Edward VIII was the eldest son of George V and the main contender for the British throne. After 1936, his father died, the chief romantic England automatically became a monarch. However, his presence on the throne lasted only ten months.
The case involved love. Long held in secret relations with a married woman Wallis Simpson with a questionable reputation, the newly-made king decided to marry her. That is why the day after the accession to the throne Edward VIII initiated an urgent divorce lady with her husband.
American low-class, which has had two failed marriages — clearly not the best candidate for the position of the wife of the king. Having come to this conclusion, the Ministers in November 1936 put forward to the king an ultimatum: he must either dissolve the government, which will lead to the government crisis, or to abdicate. Edward VIII chose the second option.
In the night of 11 December 1936, the monarch said a touching speech on the radio, noting that it is not able to govern without the support of a loved one.
“I found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to perform the duties of king without the help and support of the woman I love,” said then Edward VIII.
The news became a sensation. In place of his brother on the throne, George VI, father of Queen Elizabeth II, who had abdicated monarch went to travel the world together with his new wife.
However, scandals in the life of Edward VIII, is not over. In July 1940, he, along with his wife moved to Portugal, where he maintained ties with Nazi tip. There were rumors that the brother of George VI close deals with Adolf Hitler, who thinking to make Edward VIII monarch in the case of seizure of great Britain.
In the end, the king was forced to expel troubled brother to the Bahamas, where he received the title of Governor.
After the Second World war Edward VIII along with his wife returned to Europe, where he lived quite comfortably until the time of his death in 1972. However, in the British press at uncle Elizabeth II still has a dubious reputation romance and mystery intriguing.
THE BETRAYAL OF HER HUSBAND QUEEN
Marriage of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip long and is considered the most stable in the entire history of the British monarchy. The couple have been together for 70 years, and during that time they had four children.
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And you seem to think that these two are the epitome of a perfect relationship, but the British are confident that the reputation of Prince Philip is not so perfect.
First, let’s say that the parents of the future Queen was strongly against her marriage. Philip Mountbatten, of course, had some relation to the Greek Royal family, but his family were catastrophically poor. For a long time George VI was evaded the consent to the marriage a misalliance, but the stubborn and proud Elizabeth stood his ground.
In the end, the couple were married on 20 November 1947, and after five years Elizabeth II ascended the throne.
Coronation wives completely changed the life of Prince Philip. Now he was only a shadow of the beloved wife, who traveled around the world, fulfilling the responsibilities assigned to it. In that period, began to appear the rumors about the regular adultery the husband of Elizabeth II.
A list of his alleged mistresses included the singer Helen Cordet, TV presenter Katie Boyle and actress Pat Kirkwood. The Queen wisely ignored the rumors arise, while continuing to protect Philip and appearing with them on all social events.
In the end, none of the news about her husband’s infidelity of the Queen has not received documentary evidence and confirmation. Elizabeth continued in all possible ways to honor my husband, and it worked. The last major conflict in this pair occurred many years ago a girl named Diana Spencer.
PRINCE CHARLES AND DIANA SPENCER
This is perhaps the most famous scandal in the history of the British monarchy. The father of Charles Philip insisted on his wedding to Diana Spencer.
Girl from a good family with an impeccable reputation — it seemed that she was born to become the king’s wife. A few years ago, the British press published the correspondence between Prince Philip and Diana, which was conducted after a scandalous divorce with Charles. In it, Spencer called the father of the ex-spouse not only as “PA”. They were bound by sincere friendship, close relationship between father and daughter that does not suit the cheater Charles.
But then, back in 1981 there were no signs of trouble. The parents insisted that the senior heir dumped his girlfriend, Camille, and married to the beautiful Diana. Large-scale wedding took place on July 29, but it did not bring happiness to new husband.
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Despite the birth of two sons, Diana felt like a bird in a Golden cage. The husband was calling his mistress, secretly met with her and were texting. She endured the betrayal and found solace in charity, but in the end could not resist.
20 November 1995 saw the light of her scandalous interview to one of the British TV channels. In it, Princess Diana has revealed many secrets of his personal life.
“Yes, I adored him. Yes, I was in love with him. But he really let me down. There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded,” said Diana all over the world.
After such a shame Elizabeth II sent her son and daughter-in-law a letter, which insisted on their divorce. Officially, the marriage ceased to exist on 28 August 1996. Diana, who was considered a favorite of the audience, began to travel around the world, giving interviews and participating in charity missions.
About her eventful personal life went unpleasant for the Royal family rumors. That’s why, when on 31 August 1997 Princess Diana died in strange circumstances, the British immediately began to blame the incident at Buckingham Palace.
In the end, marriage, initiated by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, turned out to undermine confidence in the Royal family, the consequences of which the monarch had to fight a couple of decades. The Diana is still considered the most popular member of the Royal family. In the UK and then published her scandalous records and emails, which are invariably caused intense interest of the audience.
PRINCE CHARLES AND CAMILLA PARKER-BOWLES
The perseverance of Prince Charles can only envy, because his relationship with Camilla Parker-Bowles started in the 70-ies. It was rumored that the heir to the throne, passionately in love, but the candidacy of the bride does not suit the ruling dynasty.
In the end, Camilla married Andrew Parker-Bowles, but did not stop to chat with the Prince. Their relationship resumed in 80-e years, and that was one of the key reasons for the divorce of Charles and Diana.
After the tragic death of the Princess in 1997, Camilla was struck by a wave of universal hatred that it was the time to flee the country. It is her people accused in the death of lady Di, and as a result, Parker-Bowles for a long time became the most hated man in the UK.
However, this did not affect the Prince’s relationship with a longtime mistress. The main contender for the British throne continued to claim the wedding with his chosen, and in the end, the ceremony was held in 2005. The Queen was not present.
In the corridors of Buckingham Palace whispered that Elizabeth II is still no fan of his beloved son. That is why regularly appear rumors about the transfer of the throne to Prince William to bypass his father. Anyway, Camille was able to succeed. It became the official wife of a Prince, even if it turned tens of years of suffering and death of lady Diana.
THE BETRAYAL OF PRINCE WILLIAM
Quite a long time Prince William was considered as the main bachelor of the world. His relationship with Kate Middleton began in the early 2000s, but the couple is constantly breaking up. There were rumors that the beloved monarch repeatedly caught him cheating.
In 2007, they supposedly officially broke up, but a few weeks later, William and Kate were seen together.
Forgiving chosen one of the frequent partying, Middleton yet achieved the official registration of marriage.
Now the Duchess of Cambridge is the main favorite of all Englishmen, a sort of ideal in the flesh. She is beautiful, they are a good family and has an impeccable reputation. However, this does not prevent William periodically heated rumors of his novels on the side.
So, in the spring of 2017, the Prince suddenly went to a ski resort with friends. There he was seen in the company of charming models Sophie Taylor. The disorder in the family of British monarchs was apparent, but Kate as a truly wise woman who preferred not to discuss what is happening.
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Instead, in autumn 2017, the Duchess of Cambridge announced to the world that is waiting for the third child. Little Louis was born 23 April 2018, and now the British media recognize that in the family of William and Kate established a long-awaited peace.
NUDE PICTURES OF KATE MIDDLETON
Yes, Kate Middleton is the main favorite of the British citizens and the reputation of her almost perfect. However, the popularity abreviada often unpleasant consequences. So, with the Duchess of Cambridge everywhere, followed by dozens of photographers, those wishing to make a vivid or scandalous footage of her participation.
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First of all were interested in the outfits Middleton, who at the most inopportune moment surprises. In the Network regularly appeared pictures, which captures Kate in dresses with raised by a strong wind skirt.
And then in 2012 a number of media and is published Nude photos of the Duchess of Cambridge. Then Kate and William were vacationing at a rustic Villa in Provence, and the paparazzi managed to make pictures of Middleton sunbathing Topless.
In the end, angered by William’s filed a lawsuit against the newspaper that published the scandalous photos. Then the Royal family managed to defend his honor, suing Newspapers over 100,000 euros.
However, this does not change the attitude of photographers and fans to Kate Middleton. They continue to haunt the wife of Prince William, hoping to see a little more than they should.
DRUNK PARTYING PRINCE HARRY
When the scandal with Nude photos of Kate Middleton, many noted that in these shots there is nothing scandalous. Couple resting and sunbathing in their free time, not more. Pictures with the participation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did not go to any comparison with what incriminating evidence have surfaced of Prince Harry in 2012.
Then the young man was partying in Las Vegas. He drank a lot and was photographed naked in the company of pretty girls. The incident turned out to be one of the biggest scandals in the history of the Royal family.
By the way, Prince Harry has always been in trouble. In 2001, the press managed to find out that the representative of the ruling dynasty was not only drunk at the bar, but he used banned substances. After that, the tabloids call him the wild child (“a stray child)”.
In 2005, young people participated in the costume party, which was seen in the likeness of the Nazi form of the swastika on the sleeve. The controversial photos sparked an unprecedented response in the press, and the Prince had to apologize to fellow citizens.
“Prince Harry apologizes for the inconvenience he caused. He realizes that it was a bad choice of costume”, — reported the official statement from Buckingham Palace.
These were legends about the personal life of the Prince. Officially, he had met only a few girls, among whom was Chelsea Davy and Cressida Bonas. But Harry was regularly seen in the company of models and Actresses. That is why for many years brother William has gained a reputation as womanizer and an eternal bachelor.
THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL BRIDE IN THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL FAMILY
In 2016, Harry began an affair with actress Meghan Markle. The situation seemed to be with the disgraced Edward VIII is repeated. Divorced African-American actress-American was not the best candidate for the vacant position of the bride of the Prince.
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The media regularly appeared rumors that Elizabeth is strongly against this relationship. The British said that the Queen even forbade Harry to marry Megan, but yesterday’s ladies ‘ man was adamant.
In total, 27 November 2017 there was an engagement of the lovers, and may 19, 2018 the most discussed wedding of the UK.
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Many condemned the bride for choosing too modest dresses and also for the invitation to the ceremony of a Baptist Minister. Also, the British were actively discussing the Markle conflict with family members, in which the wedding was only the girl’s mother.
Anyway, Harry next to his beloved looked incredibly happy. During the official ceremony, the lovers talked and smiled at each other.
“You look great. I’m so lucky,” whispered Harry Megan in front of the altar.
Now newly minted Duke and Duchess of Sussex regularly appear at social events together. Even recently appeared that Megan was already pregnant, but this is not yet confirmed.
DUBIOUS REPUTATION AS A ROYAL GRANDSON
Daughter of the second son of Queen Elizabeth II of Eugene and Beatrice for many years considered almost the most controversial members of the Royal family. The fact that both girls were released from performance of official Royal engagements.
They do not represent the crown, not do charity work, but live luxuriously. So, in January 2016, it was reported that Princess Eugenie in 15 months as many as eight times took a vacation. And her vacations often lasted several weeks.
She loves exotic holidays, expensive clothes and social events. Her older sister Beatrice is also partial to luxury. At one time there were rumors that the granddaughter of the Queen often hosts a party on a luxury yacht.
Many Britons are outraged that Eugene and Beatrice live at the expense of the crown, and that are financed from taxes and the state budget. That is why each new release of the girls turns into a real scandal. Not satisfied with the British and that the daughter of Prince Andrew have a couple of guards salaries which are paid from the Treasury.
Well-known sisters and their love of wild parties in expensive clubs. Despite some windy granddaughters, Elizabeth II continues to indulge their whims. Approximate Queen and did say that the head of the Royal kind adores all her grandchildren and great grandchildren, so Beatrice and Eugenie get away with certain things.