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Report: Prince William, Furious With The Series 'The Crown' For "Exploiting" The Lives Of His Parents

Prince William, furious with the series 'The Crown' for "exploiting the lives of his parents"
November 16, 2020 - 18:30 / Sarah Schulz

Prince William is reportedly furious with the production of the series The Crown because he considers that "his parents are being exploited" to earn money, according to statements published by The Mirror. The new season of the series, released this weekend on Netflix, emphasizes the failed marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.

We already know which series Prince William is NOT watching in his spare time. After three seasons exploring the life of Queen Elizabeth II and her relationship with power and the Crown, the popular series The Crown finally addresses in its newest season the controversial relationship between Prince Charles and his late ex-wife, Princess Diana. The portrayal does not make the first-born of Charles and Diana very happy, since he considers that in the Netflix series, "his parents are being exploited" to earn money.

Prince William is furious with the series The Crown

According to the outlet The Mirror, Prince William is said to be furious with Netflix and the new season of the series The Crown.

Prince William at an event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2014.

Experts and close sources consulted by the English newspaper assured that the heir to the throne is not happy with the depiction of the relationship between his parents in the series and believes that "his parents are being exploited and presented in a false, simplistic way to make money."

This is consistent with British press reports detailing the anger of other royals - including Prince Charles. According to The Times- the new season of the series reveals the human relationships and personal conflicts that lie behind the British Crown, and the heir to the throne is reportedly not thrilled either. 

Charles and Diana: stars of the fourth season of The Crown

Released this weekend, the fourth season of The Crown addresses two of the critical moments in the relationship that Queen Elizabeth II (played by Olivia Colman) has with her government as a result of the appearance of two women in her life.

Emma Corrin and Josh O'Connor in a promotional image for the series 'The Crown', in 2020.

The first, occupying the spotlight in her public life, is the English Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson); the second, echoing deep within her private life, is Princess Diana (Emma Corrin), the first wife of her son, Prince Charles (Josh O'Connor).

Throughout the episodes that make up this season, now available on Netflix, screenwriter Peter Morgan makes a careful study of the unfortunate relationship between the possible future English monarch and the "People's Princess", including their magnificent wedding and the entire series of problems that led to their scandalous separation.