Prince Andrew wanted to pass a £32,000 bill for therapeutic care as a royal expense. But his brother, King Charles III, refused his request.
His luxurious lifestyle and whims were already causing a lot of ink to flow. But according to an article published in The Mirror, this Saturday, March 11, Prince Andrew has solicited King Charles to pass one of his bills as a royal expense. The Duke of York owes no less than £32,000 to “a healing guru” who accompanies him in his “holistic” therapy. According to the British media, Andrew had been doing Indian yoga for several years, a discipline based on chants and customized massages, and this in the privacy of his mansion, at the Royal Lodge.
Prince Andrew will have to pay his annual bill from his own pocket. In a logic of budgetary restrictions imposed on the British Crown, Charles III refused to allow it to be passed as a royal expense. “While the queen was always happy to indulge her son over the years, Charles is much less inclined to fund such indulgences, especially at a time of cost of living crisis,” a source tells the Mirror.
Andrew excluded from the coronation of Charles III?
After the death of his mother Elizabeth II, which provided him with an annuity of more than € 280,000 per year, the financial situation of Prince Andrew continues to deteriorate. Now obliged to advance himself the rental costs of his mansion of Royal Lodge, the ex-husband of Sarah Ferguson could soon pack his bags. Especially since he would not have the means to maintain the house and its 30 rooms, which would be in a pitiful state. It is still unclear whether the prince, who was stripped of his royal duties following a sexual abuse scandal, will wear the velvet robes of the Knights of the Garter at Charles’ coronation next May. Decidedly, the situation does not cease to fester between the two brothers.
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