Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Crown” details the royal family’s treatments of their Buckingham Palace staff.One employee revealed in the bombshell novel how the Duke of York, 62, was rude to his castle workers. “That arrogance could have stemmed from a lack of self-confidence.
He is not at all bright,” Low wrote.Low added that Andrew was “not easy to deal with” and “was very arrogant indeed.”The royal expert also noted how he would often tell his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth, that his advisors were “all being nasty to me.”According to a courtier that Low spoke to, the fact that Andrew “lashed out and was very rude to advisers like me was down to a total lack of self-confidence, and [an awareness] that he could always run to his mother and say, ‘They are all being nasty to me.'”The father-of-two had been previously stripped of his royal duties and titles by his mom after being disgraced over his friendship with the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.He subsequently paid a settlement to his sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre in March.A new Peacock series — entitled “Banished” — will take a look at the prince’s tumultuous life in the spotlight.Dickie Arbiter, who was Queen Elizabeth’s spokesman from 1988 until 2000, joined other experts in in the series to discuss Andrew’s downfall.
The royal family’s former press secretary called him an “idiot” and the “runt of the litter” in the docuseries.“Andrew always had this holier-than-thou, I’m-greater-than-everybody-else, the-queen-is-my-mom attitude,” Arbiter recalled of Andrew, who has often been referred to as the sovereign’s favorite son.Read more on nypost.com