Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne, reportedly played a key role in axing his uncle Prince Andrew from his royal duties due to his connection with the late Jeffrey Epstein.
Sources recently told the Times of London the 37-year-old was heavily involved in the decision that led to the 59-year-old formally relinquishing his official duties following a nuclear interview he gave to the BBC.
In it, Andrew defended his longtime friendship with the disgraced financier who was accused of sex trafficking and was awaiting trial before his death earlier this year in a New York City jail. According to the outlet, Andrew’s own mother, Queen Elizabeth II, gave the Duke of York his walking papers as he continues to face a slew of criticism amid allegations he had sex with an underage girl...
“William is becoming more and more involved in decisions about the institution [monarchy] and he’s not a huge fan of his uncle Andrew,” a source told the outlet.