The Prince of Wales is the first to admit that he’s no spring chicken anymore. At 72 years old, he is the world’s longest-serving monarch-in-waiting.
But after two years of “hell on earth” dealing with the fallout of his youngest son Prince Harry’s controversial exodus from the royal family, those close to Prince Charles say he is now teetering on the brink of collapse – emotionally and physically.
Fears are high that the last few months of drama are taking a toll on Charles’ health.
Harry will likely write about his estranged relationships with his brother and father.
Indeed, just as Harry revealed he has penned an “accurate and wholly truthful” memoir about his life, a royal insider told us Charles is “not a well man”. The shock declaration comes as Charles appeared to keel over during a royal visit in Wales.
“You can tell just by looking at him … with his swollen hands,” says a source. “Some say Charles is getting a bit unsteady on his feet and has come perilously close to a serious fall a few times.
“It’s a nightmare for everyone around him. This news about Harry’s book could send him over the edge.”
According to the insider, Charles has rapidly deteriorated ever since Harry, 36, and his wife, Meghan Markle, 39, made serious allegations about him and the royal family in March, during their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
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