Ironed shoelaces and personal toilet paper: the surprising list of daily requests from King Carlos III

Ironed shoelaces and personal toilet paper: the surprising list of daily requests from King Carlos III

Details of the former Prince of Wales’ lavish demands have been revealed in the documentary Serving the Royals: Inside the Firm (REUTERS)

Although he was named Britain’s monarch last weekend, Carlos III lived all his life as a king.

The details of the sumptuous petitions from former Prince of Wales were revealed in the documentary Serving the Royal Family: Inside the Companymade by Amazon Prime in 2015.

Apparently King Charles he was dubbed the “spoiled prince” by his staff at Clarence House, where he lived with his wife, Queen Consort Camilla, from 2003 until his recent arrival on the throne.

For his breakfast every morning,
For his breakfast every morning, “Prince Charles opts for a healthy option. Having homemade bread, a bowl of fresh fruit and fruit juice” (REUTERS)

Paul Burell, who was the queen’s butler Isabella II and the princess Dianarevealed the indications accurate that the monarch’s staff received to assist and serve him every day, from ironing his shoelaces to putting toothpaste on his toothbrush. The former butler shared that King Carlos “does it all”.

“His pajamas are ironed every morning, The laces of his shoes are ironed with an iron, the plug of the bathtub must be in a certain position and the The water temperature should only be lukewarm.” in a bathtub “only half-filled”, he says Burel.

The new monarch asks his assistants to put the toothpaste on his brush for him, and he must have an exact measurement (Getty Images)
The new monarch asks his assistants to put the toothpaste on his brush for him, and he must have an exact measurement (Getty Images)

the king himself “He asks his servants to squeeze an inch (nearly three centimeters) of toothpaste onto his toothbrush every morning.” After dressing up, King Charles’ strict morning routine continues with his lunch.

“Prince Charles chooses a healthy option. Take homemade bread, a bowl of fresh fruit and fruit juices”, the boss said Graham Newbould, former royal staff member.

Monarch shoelaces should always be ironed to your liking (REUTERS)
Monarch shoelaces should always be ironed to your liking (REUTERS)

“Wherever the prince travels in the world, the breakfast box accompanies him. Have six different types of honey, Some muesli specials, your fruit dry Yes anything that’s a bit special that I’m a bit picky about.”

He also insists that cheese and crackers are heated to a certain temperature at the end of meals and makes sure his staff have a warming tray nearby, “because He is very demanding with everything.” revealed a royal to MyLondon.

The documentary "Serving the Royal Family: Inside the Company" revealed that King Charles had a special requirement when doing his personal cleaning work (REUTERS)
The documentary ‘Serving the Royals: Inside the Firm’ has revealed that King Charles has a special requirement when carrying out his personal cleaning duties (REUTERS)

With his breakfast box, King Charles would have sends a car with his belongings to the country houses of his friends before his arrival to unload his “bed, his furniture and even his paintings”, reports the British journalist Tina Brown in Palace papers.

It is said that same he takes his own toilet bowl and Kleenex Velvet toilet paper with him wherever he goes.

At Hillsborough Castle, as he signed the guest book, King Charles exploded upon realizing the pen was leaking ink and immediately stormed out of the room exclaiming
At Hillsborough Castle, as he was signing the guest book, King Charles exploded upon realizing the pen was leaking ink and immediately stormed out of the room exclaiming “I can’t stand this damn thing!” (Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP)

After the death of Queen Elizabeth II and since carlos was crowned British monarch; his attitudes and extravagances place him in the eye of the storm. The current king has been criticized for the gesture he made upon his proclamation as the new monarch of the United Kingdom, when he was annoyed, he asked one of his assistants to remove the pen case from the desk because it was difficult for him to keep signing.

Added to this incident during his visit to the castle of Hillsborough with the queen consort Camillewhile signing the guestbook, he exploded when he realized the pen was dripping with ink and immediately left the room not without exclaiming “I can’t stand this fucking thing!”

Because of these attitudes and the demands he places on his staff in their daily lives, it has been reported that 73-year-old King Charles of England I have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Although this obviously has not been confirmed by Buckingham Palace.

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