Sarah Ferguson promised the late Queen she would all the time be “there” for Prince Andrew.
The Duchess of York, who was married to the late monarch’s youngest son, 63, for 10 years, stated she had promised her Majesty has all the time supported the royal, who has been underneath scrutiny for the aftermath of his friendship with the billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and the declare that he had intercourse with one of many victims of trafficking of the financier Virginia Giuffre – which he denies.
Sarah stated on ITV’s ‘Unfastened Girls’ about being there for Andrew throughout his ‘darkest instances’ regardless of now not being a pair: ‘We’re extra divorced than married and I imagine within the three c’s: communication, compromise and compassion.
“That is what I do with (Andrew). We get alongside as a result of, within the darkest moments of my life, he was all the time there for me.
“Within the darkest second of his life, I can be there for him. The Queen of England was there for him, his mom.
“I informed his mom earlier than she died, ‘I will be there for him, I am going to assist him on his journey.’
“All of us have journeys, we simply must be there with kindness and no judgement.”
Sarah added that she believed in standing by the scandal-stricken Andrew as a result of she thinks he is a “good man”.
She and Andrew, who’ve daughters Princess Beatrice, 34, and Princess Eugenie, 33, separated in 1992 after six years collectively and divorced in 1996.
The 2 nonetheless reside collectively at Royal Lodge in Windsor.
In addition to remaining near Andrew regardless of their divorce, Sarah shaped an in depth friendship with the Queen earlier than her loss of life in September on the age of 96.
She cared for the royal’s beloved corgis Sandy and Muick, who she gifted to the monarch from her, Andrew and their daughters.
Sarah not too long ago informed Rylan Clark on her BBC Radio 2 present about how she thinks the pets have gotten over their disappointment that the Queen is now not there: ‘They’re superb, they’re actually glad and their tails are up now, so I feel they’ve overcome their ache.
She had beforehand informed Folks journal that she was satisfied the canines have been barking on the ghost of the previous monarch, saying: ‘I all the time assume once they bark at nothing and there is no squirrel in sight, I feel it is as a result of the queen is passing by.’ .