Why Mandy’s British Royalty is taking a hiatus – real life calls (and the monarchy is making me miserable).
I know I said that I would be relaunching my YouTube channel, but that has become impossible right now. Happily, I have a new job that I love, but it is full-time. On top of family commitments, most of my royal work has to take a hiatus once again.
There is no plan to give up Mandy’s British Royalty or The Royal Representative permanently, I’m happy to say. The Royal Rep will likely be around more than MBR. Due to the more diverse amount of information provided – book reviews, interviews, and worldwide royalty – The Royal Rep is going to be simmering nearby.
In light of the recent events with Prince Andrew and his sordid affiliations, my love and appreciation for the Queen has dipped considerably. I am so disappointed in her that I am actually glad to be stepping back.
The Queen’s unwavering public support for Andrew, despite years of photographic evidence of his creepy affiliations, is unsettling. I understand that he is her son, but sometimes we need to take a hard look at someone and get them help. Or, in this case, give them a kick in the ass.
The Queen has done neither; therein lies the problem. When it comes to Andrew, she’s never done anything, nor allowed anything to be done. As a result, Prince Andrew acts like a petulant man-child that gets what he wants.
The worst of it is that the Queen is signaling loud and clear that she doesn’t care about what’s happened. She sits alongside him and smiles. What a punch in the gut to her subjects, to her admirers, and to the girls victimized in all of this. Meanwhile, Andrew continues to attend public events and thinks nothing of perhaps, you know, keeping a low profile.
What amazes me is that Queen Elizabeth II would rather see her personal and public legacy take a nosedive than let Andrew learn any personal responsibility. This is truly the most ostrich-like maneuver she has ever done.
Well, it’s high time “Randy Andy” took some consequences hard on the chin. Since the Queen won’t teach him any better, maybe the courts will.
WHAT DO YOU THINK? Will real change happen before it’s too late, or has the monarchy already fallen to the point of no return?