Prince Andrew's Royal Status: How His "Stepping Back" From Royal Duties Might Affect Him In The Royal Family
Prince Andrew officially quits royalty "for the foreseeable future" under the Queen's permission. The father-of-two has been involved in the scandal surrounding disgraced financier and offender, Jeffrey Epstein, and stepping down from royal duties seemed to be the only possible decision.
The Duke of York wrote:
Therefore, I have asked Her Majesty if I may step back from public duties for the foreseeable future, and she has given her permission.