Camilla: I was prisoner in my own home after Prince Charles affair exposed
The Duchess of Cornwall has spoken publicly for the first time about the anguish she suffered when her affair with Prince Charles was revealed.
In a rare interview, she told the Mail on Sunday how she became a prisoner in her own home due to public animosity towards her.
"It was horrid. It was a deeply unpleasant time and I wouldn’t want to put my worst enemy through it," she said.
"But the children came and went as normal – they just got on with it – and so did great friends.
Camilla says she passed the time reading and learning to paint. "I couldn’t really go anywhere," she said.
As she approaches her 70th birthday in July, Camilla spoke about her relationship with the Prince of Wales and the