Prince Andrew did not step down from royal duties – he was fired by his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, according to UK reports.
"The Queen summoned the Duke to Buckingham Palace to tell her of his decision," One of Andrew's friends at the Duke of York's Day said that the royal magistrate was called "monumental." His reputation is in the tatters, "says the source, referring to the excessive backlash in his BBC interview discussing his relationship with Pedofile Jeffrey Epstein.
" It is unlikely that he will ever again perform the duties of day. She was shy, "the source told the paper.
The Queen, 93, decided to burn her" favorite child "Wednesday after heavy pressure from her other eldest son Prince Charles, who also had talks on the crisis over his scandal -Finally, many papers in the UK said.
"Charles has been involved in deciding as heir to the throne," an old Palace source told the The Sun of the royal present in New Zealand.
"He knew that action was to be taken. The Duke knew he would never fight again. His royal career is over. ”
The source also acknowledged that the Queen was" privately frustrated "with Andrew, according to The Sun.
"He spent the rest of his life protecting the monarchy and for just one week the actions of his son threatened to separate it, "the source said. "19659002]" Something to do to draw a line under it all. ”
Andrew will no longer receive his $ 323,000 Sovereign Grant allowance but will still receive his income from the Queen's private funds, the paper noted.
However, sources emphasize that Andrew "remains a member of the Royal Family" even though he does not perform public duties.
"He still appears during Trooping the Color and on the balcony at major events," a source told the paper.
Royal biographer Robert Lacey told The Times of London that it was a "monumental ntal" moment in royal history.
"Nothing like this happened during the long reign of the Queen," he said. white. "width =" 662 "height =" 441 "data-srcset =" https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/prince-andrew-23.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=300 300w, https : //thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/prince-andrew-23.jpg? quality = 90 & strip = all & w = 640 640w, https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/prince- andrew-23.jpg? quality = 90 & strip = all & w = 1280 1280w, https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/prince-andrew-23.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=662 662w, https: //thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/prince-andrew-23.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=1324 1324w "data-sizes =" (max-width: 640px) 100vw, 662px "/>  Prince Andrew talks to Epstein's accuser Virginia Roberts, wearing pink, and Epstein's alleged madness, Ghislaine Maxwell, wearing white. "
" This is absolutely unprecedented that a relatively senior member of the Royal Family should be forced to retire from public life, ”he told The Sun.