Sarah Ferguson Shared Heartwarming Tribute to Ex-Husband Prince Andrew 23 Years After Their Divorce
Sarah Ferguson paid tribute to her ex-husband, Prince Andrew in heartfelt tribute, in which she expressed her pride over how much of a good man she considers him to be.
Following Prince Andrew's disastrous interview with the BBC about convicted sexual offender Jeffrey Epstein, he was forced to step down from the royal family.
Amid the backlash that he appeared unapologetic and unsympathetic to the victims and other women who have accused him of sexual assault, his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson appeared to be stand by him in heartfelt post about his character.
Sarah Ferguson chats with with ex-husband Prince Andrew at the Virgin London Marathon, on April 25, 2010, in London, England | Source: Indigo/Getty Images
, the couple is believed to have grown up together because their families were close, and they reunited later in life when Princess Diana invitedSarah
to a party at Windsor castle.
After a year of dating, they announced their engagement, and were married in 1986, in front of 500 million viewers. They have two children together, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.
According to Good Housekeeping, despite divorcing almost 23 years ago, the couple has a unique friendship.
Sarah and Andrew still live together in the Royal Lodge in Berkshire. They have a strong co-parenting relationship, and over the years, they still attend many royal events together.
However, they both admit that they are happy with the way they have managed to create a strong family unit and have no plans of remarrying. In her post, she gushed:
"It is so rare to meet people that are able to speak from their hearts with honesty and pure real truth, that remain steadfast and strong to their beliefs."
Sarah said she considers her ex-husband to "a true and real gentleman," and praised him for his commitment to his duty, which she considers a reflection of the goodness he sees in people. Proving that she is standing by him amid the backlash, she said:
"I am deeply supportive and proud of this giant of a principled man, that dares to put his shoulder to the wind and stands firm with his sense of honour and truth.
While Andrew has maintained his innocence about having any knowledge of the accusations against Jeffery and denied knowing and having slept the victims who have spoken out against him.
Sarah has spoken out publically about the controversy surrounding his association with the late financier, and revealed that public fallout had been difficult on the entire family.