Queen Camilla was ‘really nervous’ ahead of the coronation that was watched by millions, her ex-daughter-in-law claims, while revealing that her honor page son Freddy, 13, made a cheeky gesture he ‘wasn’t supposed to’
The mother of the queen’s grandchildren has revealed that Camilla was racked with nerves ahead of the coronation in May.
Sara Parker-Bowles, who shares 16-year-old Lola and 13-year-old Freddy with the queen’s son Tom, described her former mother-in-law as “the human face of the royal family” when discussing the new role. of Camilla. like a queen
After the coronation on May 6, which was watched by millions of people around the world, fashion editor Sara, who split from Tom in 2018, revealed how surreal it felt to see young Freddy take on the role of a page boy. of honor at Westminster Abbey.
She said she spent the day ‘obsessively’ looking at her son while the eyes of the world were on him.
And the mother-of-two couldn’t help but laugh as she cheekily waved to the crowd that she wasn’t supposed to.
Sara Parker Bowles, Queen Camilla’s former daughter-in-law, revealed she was “really nervous” ahead of the coronation that was watched by millions.
speaking to The timesSara revealed Queen Camilla’s nerves before the coronation, which some royal fans also saw on that day.
At the time, a body language expert told FEMAIL that the Queen seemed nervous initially that day, but after a while she managed to feel calm and at ease.
Carole Railton said: ‘Camilla obviously had trouble with the balance of the crown and staying in place and she tried to adjust it herself.
“She seems comfortable and in control, relaxed and confident. Smiling and her hand and arms relaxed, she gained grace and control after some initial nervousness.’
Sara (pictured with ex-husband Tom at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in 2018) opened up about seeing her son at the Coronation.
Sara also revealed that her 13-year-old son Freddy (pictured with his grandmother) made a cheeky gesture that “he wasn’t supposed to do.”
She told the newspaper: ‘Camilla was very, very nervous. She wanted the people she loved around her. [The King] I wasn’t nervous at all. But Camilla didn’t ask for any of this.
“She is the human face of the royal family, because she is not part of it. You really need those outsiders.
The fashion editor who previously worked for Vogue recalled watching her son like a hawk as he took on a key role as a page of honor alongside Prince George during the ceremony.
Watching 13-year-old Freddy appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch the flight, Sara said her facial expression seemed one of utter astonishment.
He then joked that the highlight of the day was watching him do a little wave that he “wasn’t supposed to do.”
Before the Coronation, Tom appeared on the News Agents podcast where he said his teenage son didn’t really have a “sense of occasion” before the Coronation.
Speaking to hosts Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel, food critic Tom said his son’s biggest worries these days “are about the Spurs manager.”
He told them: ‘I don’t think it makes sense of the occasion.
“He’s a 13-year-old kid who loves football, a Spurs supporter… So his concerns are about the Spurs manager and losing when we’re up there and that sort of thing.”
“There is no reason for our children to be in the press, so we have purposely kept them away from anything to do with it…
“I think there will be a lot of rehearsals before and he will do it with his cousins, his two best friends and my cousin sister’s son to get to know each other.”