Lady Colin Campbell believes that Ruthie Henshall’s public remembrance of sex with Prince Edward has succeeded in debunking the Crown’s portrayal of the Royals as suffocating.
Speaking on Saturday’s installment of I’m A Celebrity … The Daily Drop, the British Jamaican-born writer, 71, insisted that Ruthie’s revelations about I’m a Celebrity of Friday … Get me out of here! proved that the ruling family was less difficult than described.
She said: ‘This proves that the characterization that the royal family is portrayed, in a series that we will not mention by name, is completely inaccurate.
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‘Evidence’: Lady Colin Campbell believes Ruthie Henshall’s public recollections of sex with Prince Edward successfully debunk Crown’s portrayal of the Royals as suffocating
“There are all kinds of nonsense about the ‘Balmoral Test’, which never happened. Ruthie has proven that the Royals go out of their way at Balmoral to make their guests feel comfortable.
The TV personality and socialite added of Queen Elizabeth II’s youngest son: “ It has to be said that Prince Edward is a really great guy as well. ”
Another guest Melvin Odoom replied: ‘I once went to Buckingham Palace and was told I couldn’t take pictures. To find out that Ruthie was flirting with a Royal in there and dealing with it …
Revelations: I’m A Celebrity’s Ruthie Henshall raised eyebrows as she spoke about her sex sessions at Buckingham Palace with ex Prince Edward on Friday’s show
Lady C, who appeared on I’m A Celeb in 2015, said: ‘It’s because he lived there. It had its own suite of rooms. They live there, they can do pretty much whatever they want.
On Friday’s I’m A Celebrity show, West End star Ruthie, 53, raised her eyebrows as she spoke about her sex sessions at Buckingham Palace with ex Prince Edward, 56 years.
Ruthie dated the Royal on and off for five years in the 1990s and reflected on their romance during a conversation with fellow camper Shane Richie.
During the conversation, singer Ruthie also revealed that she gave an intimate musical performance to the Royal Family, after having ‘fucked up on martinis’ on a trip to Balmoral.
Romance past: I’m A Celebrity contestant and performer, 53, dated Prince Edward for five years in the 1990s (Prince Edward is pictured with wife Sophie)
Speaking with Shane, Ruthie boldly said: ‘You played at Buckingham Palace, you sang in the gardens, I ch **** d in the bedrooms.
Clearly piquing Shane’s interest, the two then settled into his hammock and Ruthie leaked some of her best dating stories with Prince Edward.
Ruthie then revealed that she went to Windsor and Balmoral, the Queen’s estate in Scotland, with her ex – and even ended up performing for the family.
She said: ‘He invited me to Windsor for the weekend as we walk I see a table outside and there are people sitting around and I think it looks like the Queen and I remember my dad telling me that if you ever meet the queen he told you to curtsy and call her madam.
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‘I take his hand like that [handshake], forget the curtsy and I’m really very happy to meet you, really happy to meet you.
Taking advantage of the revelations, Shane then asked, “Did you know Diana a lot?”
Ruthie replied: ‘I have met her several times and one of my favorite times was we were at Balmoral there was Diana, the Queen, Margaret, the Queen Mother, Charles, Edward, myself . ”
She added that Diana was’adorable ”, but she“ doesn’t remember a lot of things because Charles gave me my first martini ”.
What a story: The performer spoke candidly about her time with the royals, with campmate Shane Richie covering her face at one point
“ I had never tried before so I was enough … I had two and I was like woah … ” Ruthie said prompting Shane to tease, “ Don’t tell me that you enter the airs of spectacle ”.
‘Let me tell you. Margaret she said “yeah, yeah, oh sing us a song from that show you’re in” and I was in Les Mis at the time. So I sang I Dreamed A Dream and had to change the key three times because I was so fucked up on martinis.
Ruthie also reflected on how she had met Edward during the insightful conversation.
She said, “ Funny, it’s so long ago … [he’s a] Handsome guy. And I really fell in love with him.
Intrigued: Impressed, Shane asked if Ruthie had met Diana, Princess of Wales, before the singer revealed she didn’t remember her very well because Prince Charles had given her a martini
Shane then asked, “ There was a title years ago, right? The prince and the showgirl. Where did you meet him? ‘
“He was a production assistant at Andrew Lloyd Webber. And then he called me himself [Andrew] and he wanted me to play the lead role in A Star Is Born. And Edward was my point of contact.
He’s the one who called me and told me you were rehearsing at 2 p.m. or whatever. And he told me that you would like to come over to my place and watch the A Star Is Born movie with me and you can have dinner. I was like what, at the Palace, is that where you live?
Shane said, ‘Is that what he meant? God is so weird. Watch a Star is Born with Prince Edward. He later joked: “His first date was at Buckingham Palace. Can you believe this? Blimey, my first date was Little Chef.
SO candid: Speaking to Shane Richie, Ruthie boldly said: ‘You played at Buckingham Palace, you sang in the gardens, I sh **** d in the bedrooms’
Shane continued. “So when did you think we were gonna do boom boom jiggy?” We’ll be doing boom boom jiggy soon. I will be the new Queen of England.
“No,” Ruthie protested.
The Ruthie Stories came about after fellow campmates Shane and Russell Watson shared their own royal stories.
Actor Shane, who starred in the musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie last year, had said he did Buckingham Palace during the lockdown.
“It’s amazing everyone is asking you did you steal anything and i got toilet paper but it was just a normal toilet paper roll. I expected there to be a royal seal on it or something, ” he joked.
Royal connections: Russell Watson revealed he had previously stolen a hanger from Windsor Castle
Russell Watson added: ‘I notched a hanger in Windsor Castle. ” “A hanger. I mean come on. You would at least make a wreath.
“Maybe not a crown. It’s illegal, ” Jordan North commented.
Ruthie dated Prince Edward for five years and remain good friends with him, even attending his wedding to Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
New episodes of I’m A Celebrity… The Daily Drop, hosted by Vick Hope, will air daily on the ITV Hub. I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! continues Saturday at 8:45 p.m. on ITV.
Old adventure: Ruthie is still very good friends with Prince Edward, even attending her wedding to Sophie, Countess of Wessex (couple pictured together on Armistice Day in November)