Prince Andrew is not just worried about his mom Queen Elizabeth’s health, he is also worried about what happens to him following the passing of the 94-year-old Queen, a source reveals.
“As long as the Queen is still alive, Prince Andrew will be fine,” an insider exclusively tells The Royal Observer. “Andrew has always been the Queen’s favorite child, and she will stand by him and protect him as long as she can. However, when the day comes when she is no longer around, his brother Prince Charles and his son Prince William will not be so generous. His future in the royal family without mommy doesn’t look so good.”
Andrew has been embroiled in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal. So much so, he stepped down from his royal duties after their friendship was exposed.
“It has become clear to me over the last few days that the circumstances relating to my former association with Jeffrey Epstein has become a major disruption to my family’s work and the valuable work going on in the many organizations and charities that I am proud to support,” he said in an interview.
"Therefore, I have asked Her Majesty if I may step back from public duties for the foreseeable future, and she has given her permission," he said, adding that he regrets “my ill-judged associated with Jeffrey Epstein."
In December 2020, a new report surfaced that he was allegedly with Virginia Roberts — who claimed she was forced to have sex with Andrew when she was just 17 years old — and not at his daughter Princess Beatrice’s Pizza Express birthday party in 2001.
For her part, Beatrice didn't remember her dad being at her bash.
However, the Queen still wished her son a happy birthday in February — but failed to mention his title.
“#OnThisDay in 1960 the Queen was safely delivered of a son, the first child born to a reigning Monarch since 1857,” the Royal Family's official account captioned a black-and-white photograph on Twitter. “Her Majesty is pictured holding Prince Andrew in 1961 on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, alongside the Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Anne and the Queen Mother.”
When the Queen is gone, “there is no way William and Kate will want Uncle Andrew around anymore,” adds an insider.
The Royal Observer reached out to the Palace but did not receive a response.