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Entertainment

Web Desk
October 21, 2020

Queen once rushed to Prince William’s aid as he went through a ‘mental breakdown’

Entertainment

Web Desk
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
The Queen once rushed to Prince William’s aid to squash his ‘mental breakdown’

The Queen served a great role in protecting Prince William from suffering mental breakdowns after news of his parents’ divorce was hurled his way.

Despite always having put the monarchy ahead of it all, Queen Elizabeth brushed it all aside back when Prince William was young, all to have weekly lunches with her grandson.

The alleged bonding opportunity has been highlighted in the new book, Battle of Brothers: William and Harry – The Inside Story of a Family in Tumult, written by Robert Lacey.

The book in question reiterates events from Prince William’s past and showcases how the Queen reportedly shielded the prince from having mental breakdowns, while witnessing his parents painful divorce.

Us Weekly believes that the Queen’s fears at the time, stemmed from her worry over the future king. She allegedly feared William might be headed down the path of a potential mental breakdown, all due to Princess Diana’s past instances of emotional turmoil.

The princess’s breakdown allegedly occurred nearly two years before her death, and given that her son was still considerably young, emotionally, the Queen at the time decided to step in and “helped to turn the fragile schoolboy heading for a breakdown into quite a tough young man.”

That is not to say that the Queen’s intervention did in any way save Prince William’s relationship with his father Prince Charles. In fact, they continued to share a strained relationship and on many occasions, Prince William showcased "open disdain and aggression" towards his father, all for making his “mummy cry all the time.”