Princess Anne Savagely Shuts Down Reporter Asking About Prince Philip
By Emily Lee
January 18, 2019
Princess Anne, the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, savagely shut down a reporter with just a few words on Friday (Jan. 18). While arriving at an event, a reporter asked the 68-year-old royal how her father was doing after his serious car accident on Thursday (Jan. 17). Princess Anne's response? "I've no idea. You know where I am? Same place as you." Like I said: savage!
While the Duke of Edinburgh was in a serious accident-the Range Rover he was driving collided with another vehicle and overturned-he's reportedly doing quite well. Though her father was uninjured in the crash, Prince Philip's accident has sparked a debate about whether the retired, 97-year-old royal should still be driving. Princess Anne most likely didn't want to get into that conversation with a reporter.
Norfolk police report that the driver of the other car involved in the crash was a 28-year-old woman, who sustained cuts to her knees. There was another passenger, a 45-year-old woman, who broke her wrist during the crash. They were both treated and discharged at the local Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. A 9-month-old baby, also in the second vehicle, was unharmed in the collision.
For those looking for a comment on the accident from Princess Anne, though, are definitely out of luck.