Royal Family news – Prince Charles ‘so DESPERATE to ignore Prince Philip’s last wish he’s adopted mafia boss mentality’
PRINCE Charles will be forced to adopt a mafia boss mentality to avoid granting one of Prince Philip’s final wishes, a royal expert claims.
Philip was widely reported to have desired his youngest son, Prince Edward, to inherit the title of Duke of Edinburgh when he passed away.
But Charles is understood to be extremely reluctant to do so as it goes against his long-stated desire to slim the Royal Family down to just a few essential members – leaving no place for Edward and his family.
As a result Charles is going to have to channel Michael Corleone in The Godfather and separate business and family matters in order to see out his vision for the monarchy, according to Richard Kay in the Daily Mail.
“For all the talk of changing times, Charles’s difficulty is appearing to go against his father – and his mother’s – wishes,” Kay writes.
“Perhaps, in the end, he will rely on that old mafia phrase: ‘It’s not personal, it’s just business,” he added.
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