Camilla, Queen Elizabeth Relationship Had ‘Challenging’ Start


Overcoming the previous. Queen Elizabeth II was not at all times so keen on her daughter-in-law Duchess Camilla, however time has strengthened their relationship.

“Elizabeth II was skeptical about Camilla when she married [Prince] Charles and the circumstances were certainly challenging, but through her dedication and loyalty to The Firm, she has more than proved to her that she has what it takes,” a supply solely reveals within the new challenge of Us Weekly.

The queen, 95, has taken a step again from her once-packed royal schedule because the coronavirus pandemic hit in 2020, which has allowed the Duchess of Cornwall, 74, to display her price.

“Camilla has definitely grown on Elizabeth II, more so than ever during the pandemic,” the insider tells Us. “She really upped her game and willingly took a hands-on approach with additional duties.”

Elizabeth and Camilla even have one-on-one conferences to speak store. “They have tea together and organize Zoom calls to discuss the future of the monarchy,” the supply shares.

Queen Elizabeth II and Duchess Camilla.
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The duchess tied the knot with Charles, 73, in April 2005. Their relationship has been controversial over time as a result of they carried on an affair whereas he was married to Princess Diana, who died in August 1997.

While the palace lengthy insisted that Camilla would obtain the title of princess consort when Charles turned king, Elizabeth made her stance on the matter clear on Saturday, February 5.

“When, in the fullness of time, my son Charles becomes King, I know you will give him and his wife, Camilla, the same support that you have given me,” the queen mentioned in an announcement celebrating her Platinum Jubilee. “And it is my sincere wish that, when that time comes, Camilla will be known as Queen Consort as she continues her own loyal service.”

Charles reacted to the announcement on Sunday, February 6. “We are deeply conscious of the honor represented by my mother’s wish,” he mentioned in an announcement. “As we have sought together to serve and support Her Majesty and the people of our communities, my darling wife has been my own steadfast support throughout.”

A supply advised Us earlier this week that the Prince of Wales is “over the moon that his mother has given her seal of approval” for Camilla’s title, including that it’s “a dream come true.”

For extra on Camilla’s future inside the monarchy and her relationship with the royals, decide up the newest challenge of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.

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