Princess Michael: The Controversial Royal airs tonight at 8:55pm on Channel 5. The documentary profiles the Czech-born member of the Royal Family, who married the Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent in 1978. Royal biographers and journalists discuss controversies that have marred the Princess’ life, and speculate whether the royal will hit the headlines again.
Most notably the documentary explores how the Princess’ father’s SS past embroiled the Windsors in a number of lurid tabloid stories in 1985.
However Princess Michael also caused controversy in 2014 when she dubbed older members of the Royal Family “boring” on Canadian television.
In an interview with media tycoon Conrad Black on Canadian channel Vision TV, Princess Michael insisted she would not talk about the Royal Family.
However when asked about Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, she said: “Of course we’re thrilled to have a beautiful young married couple with a baby.
“Let’s hope there are more marriages soon because I think to have that young generation is terribly good for the people.
“The people love to see happy young people and I think the older generation are a bit boring for most people.”
In the same interview the Princess, who was once dubbed “Princess Pushy” by Viscount Linley, the son of Princess Margaret , was asked about Princess Diana.
The royal caused a stir when she stated that Diana…