The jokes of the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Elizabeth II, would be considered by many to be impudent. The prince is not shy about expressing his opinion either privately or publicly, and although all members of the royal family sometimes fearfully await his sharp remarks and unexpected remarks, they rarely embarrass Elizabeth. However, once the ironic husband joked about her.
Former court correspondent for the Mirror, James Whitaker, claims Philip made a joke about his wife's appearance. Sharpness flashed in conversation with the cousin of the Duke of Edinburgh, Patricia Mountbatten, godmother of Prince Charles. The cousin noted the glowing skin of the queen's face, and the prince said: "Yes, and she is like that everywhere."
Among the scandalous statements of Philip there are many observations of family and friends. For example, he once said: “People think that we have a rigid class system here, but it also happens that the dukes marry chorus girls. And some even on American women. " In this passage, the Duke alludes to his wife's uncle, Edward VIII, who abdicated the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson (read also: Edward and Wallis: Girl or Crown). However, in light of their grandson's marriage to Elizabeth to Meghan Markle, the statement could acquire a new shade.
The story is also known when the Duke of Edinburgh hid the queen's beloved corgi in a closet in order to later release the dog into the wild, thereby impressing the invited company. Insiders report that Elizabeth did not appreciate her husband's joke and asked him to stop showing himself in front of the guests. According to their own assurances, Philip turned to one of them and said: "Who, in her opinion, she is?"
Perhaps the secret of a strong marriage between Elizabeth and Philip is not only that the couple have a similar sense of humor, many claim, but also the monarch's tolerance (see also: “Elizabeth II again demonstrates a sense of humor and equanimity”). The Duke of Edinburgh once said of his wife: "Tolerance is the most important component … The queen has this quality in abundance."
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