Prince William’s ascension to throne is being anxiously awaited by royal fans who deem the young member of the monarchy fit to be king.
However, the Duke of Cambridge himself isn’t too keen on doing that as revealed by the prince himself during an earlier interview.
Speaking to royal correspondent Nicholas Witchell, William admitted that becoming king is quite far down in his list of priorities.
“I certainly don’t lie awake at night waiting or hoping for it because it sadly means my family has moved on and I don’t want that,” he said.
“I think the Royal Family has to modernise and develop as it goes along and it has to stay relevant. That’s the challenge for me – how do I make the Royal Family relevant in the next 20 years time?” he said.
“It could be 40 years time or 60 years time,” he added.
Even before his admission, Prince William’s reluctance at flaunting his royal status was something he was known for.
During his early days of relationship with Kate Middleton, William did not like getting the royal treatment.
Royal reporter, Robert Johnson claimed during William’s university days: “He doesn’t like being called ‘His Royal Highness’. He’s delayed that and calls himself William Wales. He doesn’t want to do royal engagements.”
Source: The News