Prince Andrew was reportedly jeered at by someone in crowds of mourners as he walked behind his mother Queen Elizabeth’s coffin alongside brother King Charles III and his other siblings Prince Edward and Princess Anne.
The disgraced Duke of York stepped out with his siblings for a historic royal procession in which they walked behind the late monarch’s hearse as it moved down the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland, reported. Metro UK.
In a video from the walkthrough that has since gone viral, one person from the crowds of mourners lining the streets was heard openly heckling Prince Andrew, who was forced to step back from royal duties after his connections to Jeffrey Epstein were exposed and he was accused. of sexual abuse.
The young man appeared to shout, “Andrew, you’re a sick old man,” at the grieving Duke of York as he walked past.
The protestor was then pushed out by mourners into the hands of the police on the scene, with officers also seen tackling him to the ground before taking him away.
This comes as Prince Andrew’s role in the royal family is under scrutiny, especially after the death of the Queen, with many suggesting that King Charles will completely freeze his problematic brother out.