A royal insider told New Idea that seating Charles and Camilla next to her was a “purposeful and thought-out” move – and the clearest indication yet that Queen Elizabeth may be considering handing over the throne to her son.
“Palace aides confirm that it signals she will make them king and queen imminently and is preparing them for the roles,” the royal insider said.
However, the royal insider added it was a decision that reportedly caught Prince William and Duchess Kate off guard.
“The move has shocked and ruffled a lot of feathers with the family – not least Kate and William who’d been tipped to take over the monarchy,” the insider explained.
Furthermore, the Queen’s ‘shock U-turn’ is said to have come on the back of William and Kate commencing preparations to take over the monarchy.
“Kate and William are fuming,” the insider says. “They’ve refused to see or speak to Charles, Camilla or the Queen and are said to be taking their trip to Pakistan to take some time out from the family.”
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