Sarah Ferguson, mother to Princess’ Beatrice and Eugenie, often travels the world with former husband Prince Andrew on royal duties. The pair married in July 1986 yet divorced 10 years later, in May 1996. It has been speculated they may reignite their romance after a sweet display at Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding this weekend. Yet in their initial happy heyday, Sarah made a candid confession about her clothing choice.
The red head was enjoying a royal trip to Los Angeles, in 1988, to promote the UK monarchy.
The Duchess of York was trying to entertain the US media, according to royal author Kitty Kelley, after arriving in Long Beach on the royal yacht, Britannia.
In her new book, The Royals, Kitty detailed Fergie’s very honest remarks and wrote: “Fergie, who resented her negative press coverage, tried to ingratiate herself with reporters, while Andrew ignored them.
“‘Don’t talk to them,’ he advised her.”
She added: “Sarah, three months pregnant, arrived wearing French couture.
Royal travel: Sarah Ferguson's cheeky remark about underwear has been revealed (Image: Getty)
“But she quickly disclosed that her underpants were made in Britain.”
Quoting Fergie directly, Kitty wrote: “‘My knickers are from Marks