The royal family is, reportedly, preparing for the possibility that Queen Elizabeth may step down soon amid the health crisis the world is facing today.
Fans have raised concerns about the health and safety of the senior members of the royal family, specifically Queen Elizabeth, who is the current ruler of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Though Her Majesty has been very vocal about her desire to serve the monarchy until her last breath, rumors suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic is very likely to change her mind.
Will Queen Elizabeth give up the throne?
Woman’s Day New Zealand, in its upcoming May 25, 2020 issue, reported that the British royal family is, already, preparing for the worst-case scenario.
The entertainment news outlet claimed that Queen Elizabeth has started considering the fact that she may no longer serve her people as the coronavirus outbreak continues to diminish the world’s population up to this day.
The grandmother of Prince William and Prince Harry, per the report, may be required to officially end her 68 years of reign and give way to Prince Charles, who just recovered from the deadly disease.
An unnamed source said:
“At her age, she is about as high risk as it gets. If this is the way she ends her reign it would be terribly sad and unfair, but having her go out in public and catch the virus and end it that way is even more unthinkable.”
Her Majesty said she won’t abdicate
Though it is not impossible that Queen Elizabeth would consider abdication, she, previously, revealed that she is not slowing down anytime soon.
She even vowed, during her 21st birthday, that she will dedicate her life to the monarchy, saying:
“I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service and to the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.”
Royal Central even shared that placing the “Ring of England” on Queen Elizabeth, during her coronation, symbolizes the marriage of the monarch to England.
The media outlet claimed that this is something that Her Majesty takes very seriously, making it very unlikely for her to abdicate until her final twitch.
Queen Elizabeth has yet to comment on these reports. Furthermore, with Woman’s Day’s history of fabricating stories and making reports based on the statements of its undependable insiders, everything should not be taken seriously at this point.
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