Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Commonwealth Games: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall criticised for 'disrespectful' behaviour

Prince Harry Sydney Prince Harry is swamped by rain and fans in Sydney in June last year
| 08 April, 2018, 02:52

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are now on a tour of Australia, where Charles officially opened the Commonwealth Games. "Oh, don't believe all that cr*p". The Duchess of Cornwall insisted, "Don't you believe that!"

Prince Charles' communication director Julian Payne cheekily referenced the rumor in a tweet earlier in the week, when he announced the start of Charles and Camilla's tour down under, which included the official opening of the XXI Commonwealth Games in Queensland on Wednesday.

And while he was there he was quizzed on claims made in a new biography that Charles carries his own toilet seat everywhere he goes.

In his speech, Prince Charles said "My wife and I could not be more delighted to be able to join all of you here on the Gold Coast this evening - and the many millions of you who are watching from your homes across the Commonwealth".


The Duchess did not reply but instead gave a bit of a groan.

The tour comes as Australia is debating having a local head-of-state after the death of Queen Elizabeth.

Poor Camilla doesn't seem to be having much fun on this trip down under - cameras caught her looking rather bored at several different points during last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. It is the first time since Australia became a self-governing country 117 years ago that both the Prime Minister and opposition agree on this.

The royal couple then went on and visited the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. In an upcoming book about Prince Harry's fiancee, Meghan Markle, writer Andrew Morton claims that the Suits star became fascinated with the royals following Princess Diana's death in 1997.

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