Princess Mary has had a front-row seat watching her husband Prince Frederik battle to shake off his playboy reputation, earned from years of womanising and partying before he finally settled down with his bride.
Now, the Aussie princess has confided to friends that her greatest fear is her eldest son, Prince Christian, who has just turned 15, will go “down the same rabbit hole” as his father.
According to Danish press, Christian, who is second in line to the throne behind his 52-year-old father, is already planning a gap year for when he finishes the final three years of higher education.
“The alarm bells are already ringing for Mary,” a source tells Woman’s Day. “She worries Christian will let loose after he finishes school, and she doesn’t begrudge him that, within reason. But his dad copped a lot of flak in his bachelor years for his penchant for clubbing and bedding models – only for Christian, it will be worse since it’s the age of mobile phones and social media.
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November 2, 2020