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The bizarre request Prince Charles makes of his staff every morning

He really is the Pampered Prince!

Already reportedly nicknamed the ‘Pampered Prince’ by palace staff, some of Prince Charles’ bizarre demands have been revealed.

Paul Burrell, the former butler to Princess Diana, has spoken about Prince Charles’ very specific morning routine. 

‘His pyjamas are pressed every morning, his shoe laces are pressed flat with an iron, the bath plug has to be in a certain position, and the water temperature has to be just tepid,’ Paul said, speaking during Amazon Prime’s documentary Serving the Royals: Inside the Firm.

He then went onto explain the Prince’s most bizarre morning request.

Mr Burrell claims Charles, 69, ‘has his valets squeeze one inch of toothpaste onto his toothbrush every morning.’

It’s not the first time Charles’ diva behaviour has come under the spotlight. In the unauthorised Tom Bowers’ biography Rebel Prince, he claimed that Charles has more than 120 staff – include three footmen to escort visitors to his office, ‘each responsible for a short segment of corridor’.

He also revealed the Prince of Wales brings his own toilet seat with him when he goes overseas and changes his outfit five times a day. 

But when asked about the toilet seat claim by Aussie radio show Hit105 in April, Charles hit back at the allegations, ‘Oh don’t believe all that crap. The very idea.’

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