Watch: Prince Charles hopes Britain stops 'bickering'
They may have grand palaces and private jets, but the Royal Family are more like the rest of us than you might think. Take the Platinum Jubilee for example, which has seen the whole family come together for the first time in years – something which, in many households, would trigger in-house fighting about a game of Monopoly or a spot of finger-pointing over who ate the last chocolate biscuit. So, have Liz and the gang been getting on each other's nerves, too?
On the topic of whether the the royals have been getting along whilst they celebrate the Queen's 70-year reign, Prince Charles hinted that the family have in fact been able to hold off "bickering" during the festivities, instead focussing on "togetherness".
According to Sarah Friar, who met the future King over the weekend at the Big Jubilee Lunch in South London, Charles told the event's 450 guests: "When it comes to Monday are we going to go back to all the bickering again? Let’s hope we don’t do that."
Elaborating on the royal's comments, Sarah explained that, "He said at the end how great it was that everyone comes together this weekend."
Charles' optimism for a harmonious few days with his family comes as a welcome surprise, particularly in the wake of the noticeable royal rift that has been growing since his son, Prince Harry, stepped down as a senior working royal in 2020, alongside his wife, Meghan Markle.
Following their departure from royal life, Prince Harry and Meghan moved to the US where they've settled down with their two children and carved a new path for themselves. The move reignited rumours that there was a rift between the royals, with plenty of focus on the deterioration of the once close bond between Harry and his brother, Prince William.
But this weekend the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their children, Archie Harrison and Lilibet Diana, returned to the UK to celebrate the Queen's milestone with the rest of The Firm, perhaps indicating that royal relationships are on the mend...
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