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Fate Or Coincidence? Prince Charles Made A Weird Joke About Needing 2 Wives After He Married Princess Diana

Date April 20, 2018 10:10

Prince Charles had a tumultuous relationship with the mother of his sons, Princess Diana. The world watched their marriage fall apart in the face of Charles' affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles.

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The end of a fairy tale marriage

In the years since Princess Diana's death, details of their relationship has come to light. The world now knows that Charles and Camilla plotted to turn the public against Diana in the months after their divorce.

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Diana had used the media to her favor after her marriage packed up. She is known to have said in one secret interview that her marriage was crowded because of Camilla.

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The pair commenced their affair after the birth of Prince Harry. In the face of their unpopularity with the public, Camilla reached out to her divorce lawyer who helped her and Charles get a spin-doctor.

Prince Charles' weird sense of humor

The Prince of Wales seems to have had a penchant for making off-color jokes where Diana was concerned.

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He made comment about needing two wives, at a public event during the first few years of their marriage.

At 20, Diana was a young mom tasked with the responsibility of bringing up a future King. She had just been on her first media assignment in Australia.

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During the tour, the Princess of Wales was reportedly very nervous and jittery. Yet, as the couple walked through the crowd greeting people, Charles sent her off on her own instead of standing by her side.

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Later, when Charles addressed the press, he said:

It would have been far easier to have had two wives to cover both sides of the street.

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In the documentary My Mother Diana, the Princess of Wales is shown with a discomfited smile on her face while she looks down as the audience laughs at her husband's joke.

More bad jokes

But nothing was more frivolous than his comment when Harry was born.

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Although he later clarified his comment as a joke, he complained that Harry's birth was a disappointment and complained about his red hair.

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Charles is said to have returned to his former lover in the months after his second son was born because he had anticipated that they would have a girl.

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