Camilla Parker Bowles is ready to work with Prince Charles as the latter gears up to take on the throne after Queen Elizabeth II based on her body language, according to an expert.
Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles Ready To Take Queen Role
Prince Charles, 72, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, attended a reception for Reading Room, which she launched as a "celebration of literature" in December. They were joined by guests Dame Judi Dench and Radio 2 DJ Sara Cox at the event Tuesday.
The Duchess of Cornwall delivered witty remarks at the celebration, which happened just hours after the Queen canceled her attendance at the upcoming Cop26 climate summit. Body language expert Judi James examined the duchess' body language at the event.
James told Express that Camilla was "more determined" and "more confident." Duchess Camilla's recent appearance proves her vital role for the Firm in the future.
"With the Queen now stepping down from Cop26 after her recent health scare, Camilla seems to have stepped up to the plate here with this unusually animated and humorous speech suggesting she might have more of an integral role in providing back-up and support than imagined," James explained. "This appearance shows a more determined and even a more confident Camilla to the world, during a speech that sounds part off-the-cuff and part scripted."
The expert pointed out Camilla's delivery which includes self-effacing humor that her husband, Prince Charles, also uses to create rapport with the audience.
Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles' Future As A Queen Remains Uncertain?
Clarence House made it clear when Prince Charles and Camilla tied the knot that the latter would only be known as princess consort and not queen consort. The palace repeated the same announcement saying "there has been absolutely no change at all" about Camilla's future title.
However, Charlie Proctor, editor of Royal Central, insisted that Prince Charles' wife would be the next queen regardless of her title as princess consort as what the palace previously announced.
"Despite the denial, legally Camilla will become Queen Consort upon HM’s death," Proctor said. "The process of trying to change the legal title of the wife of a king would be a constitutional mess."
James Brooke also agreed that Camilla would be the next queen, even if many were skeptical about it.
Regardless if Camilla will be the next queen or not, another expert said it would not matter. The duchess is reportedly not interested in the role but will support Prince Charles as the next monarch.
"Many years have passed now, she is only going to be Princess Consort. She’s not going to be Queen as was discussed when she married Charles," said Angela Mollard when she appeared on New Idea’s “ROYALS” podcast.