When the fourth season of The Crown hit Netflix, it was all about him. And, of course, the royal fans wondered what the Windsors thought of this, depicted in the period from 1977 to 1990, sometimes quite authentically, then undergoing serious transformations. The royal family did not give official comments, but there were rumors that some of the titled persons watched the popular show with interest, sitting in an armchair with a glass of wine, while others did not want to hear about the series.
According to some reports, Princes William and Harry did not and will not watch the series - the stories about their mother (especially not having a sufficient degree of documentary) are definitely not for Their Highnesses. However, Harry did see the trailer for the fourth season of "The Crown". Well, about his older brother, anonymous sources from the entourage of the Prince of Wales told The Daily Mail: “The Duke of Cambridge is not too happy with this. He feels that both of his parents are being exploited and presented in a false, simplistic way for the purpose of earning money."
Royal correspondent Katie Nichol claimed that a source told her that the royal princess "has no time for such nonsense." Very much like Princess Anne! Something close was reported about Her Majesty Nichol: "The Queen does not want to look at herself on a fictional television program."
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have suffered the most damage since the last season of The Crown. Many experts pointed out that their story was not presented with sufficient reliability, and it seems that the lovers never parted, endlessly deceiving Princess Diana, while both were busy with their families for many years and did not maintain the same connection. Therefore, special sympathy in aristocratic circles is expressed precisely for Charles, who again suffers reputational losses. And, of course, Camille (see also: Old Wounds: Why Duchess Camilla is having a hard time again).
However, in the court environment, they say that the duchess treats the Netflix show with much more leniency than the prince. Speaking to Vanity Fair, a source close to the couple said, “I believe she will settle down with a glass of red wine to watch [the new season] she has seen the previous one. She has a great sense of humor, and nothing bothers her in the least. Her general tone is very similar to 'never complain, never explain.'
Many of the Windsors have said they hate the idea of a serial drama about their own family, but this is definitely not the Duchess of York. The ex-wife of Prince Andrew Sarah Ferguson has always been incredibly optimistic and enthusiastic, so the Duchess told Us Weekly about the "Crown" that she "liked" the image of her wedding with the prince. Princess Diana's daughter-in-law was given quite a bit of airtime, but Sarah was pleased with that too. She stated, “I thought it was beautifully filmed. The cinematography is just great. I also liked how they showed my wedding."
It is believed that Princess Eugenie, the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Duchess Sarah, became the biggest fan of The Crown among the Windsors. According to Hello!, in 2017, the queen's granddaughter watched several episodes of the popular show and immediately got involved. “It's beautifully filmed,” she said. - The music is beautiful and the story is beautiful. You feel proud when watching. I can't speak for everyone, but this is exactly what I felt while watching."
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