‘The Crown’ reignites Prince Philip infidelity rumors; royal watchers reveal how Queen Elizabeth II responded to rumors and leaks about Philip’s infidelity
On Wednesday, Prince Philip, the second of the Duke of Edinburgh’s four children, was seen out and about in London. In addition to attending a charity dinner party at Kensington Palace, attended by the Queen and Prince Charles, Philip also visited the National Theatre in London and the National Gallery.
Afterwards, Prince Philip was spotted by several newspapers with a woman who turned out to be none other than Olivia Harris, the mother of Prince Harry, who is the next in line to the throne.
The public announcement was followed by the news that the Queen, Philip and Harry had attended the memorial service for Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in a car crash during her third attempt to drive through the gates of the royal family’s private residential home at Kensington Palace. Despite his age, Philip looked up and greeted his mother – a move clearly aimed at the crowds of people, many of them not even paying attention to the occasion.
“I would like to express my deepest sorrow and deep sympathies to the Royal Family for the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Although there will never be a person in this world who could compare to Diana; she was the daughter that we all wanted and worked tirelessly to achieve,” said the Duke of Edinburgh. “In life, to be a daughter is to be loved by your family and have the privilege to live your dreams, to live your passion and to live your life to the full.”
The Times of London, which revealed a copy of the letter written by Prince Philip to his mistress, Princess Anne, reported that the Prince had written, “I must confess I am a little shocked that in an age of electronic communications you should find it necessary to conceal what you see is your affair with me”. The tabloid also reported