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Sarah, Duchess of York: “Stop bullying the York Family”

Sarah, Duchess of York has urged the media to “stop bullying the York family”following recent news reports speculating on Princess Beatrice & Princess Eugenie’s life.

Sarah Ferguson, who is the mother of Beatrice & Eugenie and was once married to Prince Andrew, said that the media should

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focus on the sister’s charity work and “stop bullying”.


Speaking of their work with the Teenage Cancer Trust, Sarah said: “Both the duke and myself, we could not be more proud of this moment because these two girls that work so hard in their own careers have taken time off today to spread the word of teen cancer, which is so important, and then go back to work.

“It’s really an extraordinary example that, I think, good parenting and listening to your children and getting them to take responsibility for their own actions.”

“Let’s focus more on this and less on tittle-tattle gossip. Stop bullying the York family, please.”

Ms Ferguson made the comments shortly before The Duke of York released an unprecedented statement calling on the media to stop speculating on his daughters’ personal lives, and denied he and Prince Charles are in the midst of a bitter row.

In his statement, the Duke of York said: “Over the past few weeks a number of stories have been run in various newspapers that have no basis of fact and the most recent, relating to my daughters, requires correction to terminate further speculation and innuendo.

“To clarify:

  • It is a complete fabrication to suggest I have asked for any future husbands of the Princesses to have titles.
  • There is no truth to the story that there could be a split between The Prince of Wales and I over my daughters’ participation as members of the Royal Family and any continued speculation is pointless.

“As a father, my wish for my daughters is for them to be modern working young women, who happen to be Members of the Royal Family, and I am delighted to see them building their careers. When they do support the Royal Family in its work this is very much appreciated  by my Family and most importantly by these organisations and to those whom their participation makes such a difference to their lives.

“Whilst I appreciate, as Granddaughters of The Queen, there is considerable interest in my daughters, I cannot continue to stand by and have the media speculate on their futures based on my purported interventions, which are completely made up and an invention.”

The statement, which has many typos, is unprecedented for a member of the Royal Family in such a senior position.

  • Mr. Christian

    Well Sarah, Duchess of York, there are vaccinations for cervical and other cancers. What are your plans to raise and give money yourself, to see that the greatest number of young girls are vaccinated? Do you just talk about the problem and call that plus palliative care is a worthwhile charity? You may recall that I asked you to help uncover who killed Diana, Princess of Wales. You said maybe later; and, you never helped at all.

    • Lyman Hall

      Trump killed Diana.

      • Mr. Christian

        This is beyond typical stupidity. Read Diana’s letter to Paul Burrell her Butler foretelling that her husband would kill her in vehicular homide. But, it was not just Prince Charles, who wanted it done. Prince Charles at that time could not have acted alone without the consent of the Queen and her husband. The subsequent inquest was just another stepping stone for the Royal Family to cover up their crime of the century. I too have had an assassination attem

  • Calum

    It’s a bit rich coming from this Royal Central talking about “typos” in the Duke of York’s statement! Didn’t notice any errors myself, which is more than can be said than for this article.

    • Calum

      Hilariously I made typos in that

  • Ronga

    Pull the other leg Sarah…it’s the one with the toe on!

  • luigi pasquali

    I don’t know what newspapers she is talking about, but it’s just like the Yorks to try to control public opinion in any way they can.

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