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Queen Elizabeth II’s friend furious with ‘The Crown’ – BBC News Mundo

A lifelong friend of the late Queen Elizabeth II narrated the series Crown as a “complete fantasy” that is “very inappropriate for members of the royal family”.

“It just makes me very angry” series, he said lady glenconorShe was the maid of honor at the coronation of the Queen in 1953.

He told BBC Radio 4, “The problem is that people, especially in America, completely believe it.”

netflixWhich produces the British royal series, defended the show, saying that it “has always been presented as a drama based on historical events.”

Lady Glenconner met Reena Isabel II since childhood and was a lady-in-waiting to her sister princess daisyfor more than 30 years.

“It’s very disturbing. I don’t understand Crown Now because it drives me so mad. And it’s very unfair to members of the royal family,” he said.

Lady Glenconner cited an episode in the second series in which Queen Elizabeth’s husband, Prince Philip, was held responsible for her sister Cecily’s flight, resulting in her death in a plane crash in 1937.

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Lady Glenconner tells Helena Bonham Carter that she was disappointed by her portrayal of Princess Margaret.

He said, ‘It was a complete lie. “And I think it hurts to say something like that about people. Nobody wants their relationship to break up like that,” he said.

In the third season, Princess Margaret is presented in 1965 by US President Lyndon B. was shown flirting with Johnson. “Of course he never did that,” he said.

Lady Glenconner herself painted Crown, and another scene from the third season shows him discussing the merits of various men with Princess Margaret. “Of course that never happened,” he insisted.

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Leslie Manville plays Princess Margaret in the new season of “The Crown.”

Helena Bonham Carter, who played Daisy in seasons three and four, visits Lady Glenconner for advice.

“She came for about two hours. I told her how Princess Margaret smokes, how she walks,” said Lady Glenconner.

“I saw Helena after I came in Crown And he said: ‘What did you think?’ And I was like, ‘Well, very disappointed.’ And he said, ‘I know. But the thing is, I am an actress and I have to do what is written for me.'”

Leslie Manville plays Daisy in the fifth season, which launched earlier this month.

Netflix says that the show is being described as a fictional drama, based on true events in all press materials, interviews with cast and crew, on social media and on the show’s homepage on the platform.

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