Queen Camilla ‘Doesn’t Feel Pressured’ or ‘Intimidated’ As She Adjusts to Royal Duties, According to Body Language Expert


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It’s been almost a year since Camilla Parker Bowles was crowned as queen (yep, the royal fam dropped the word “Consort”) during King Charles’s coronation ceremony. And in that short span of time, body language expert Darren Stanton believes that the 76-year-old royal has “adjusted to her responsibilities with ease” and has proven her capabilities as a working senior royal. 

While speaking on behalf of Betfair Bingo, Stanton shared how Queen Camilla appears “confident” and “strong” whenever she is out and about. He went on to say that the royal carries herself with “ease,” much like the late queen.

“While analyzing Camilla’s latest appearances, it's clear she is feeling confident and strong. She’s now in a position where she feels comfortable taking on duties alone without Charles,” Stanton told PureWow. “She carries herself with ease with no signs of nerves or discomfort. The ways in which she interacts with people during engagements are similar to the late Queen. You wouldn’t be able to spot many differences between them.”

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Ever since King Charles’s cancer diagnosis was announced back in February, Queen Camilla has stepped up to the plate and made a number of solo appearances during the monarch’s ongoing medical treatment. And through those public appearances, Stanton has observed that the queen doesn’t appear “pressured” or “intimidated” in her royal role. 

The body language expert added, Camilla’s appearances are always executed with confidence, boldness and a lot of self-belief. She holds her head high with her shoulders back. There’s no sense of rushing, which tells us she is happy to take things in her stride and doesn’t feel pressured. It’s apparent that Camilla has adjusted to her responsibilities as queen. Her feet are also often spaced apart, which is significant as it tells us she isn’t intimidated and feels comfortable in her surroundings.”

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Most recently, Queen Camilla stepped in for her husband and made history as the first consort to lead the Royal Maundy Service this year. During the event, she distributed “Maundy money” (or ceremonial coins) in place of the king, which, according to the royal family website, “commemorates Jesus washing the feet of the Apostles at the Last Supper.”

Keep up the great work, Your Majesty. 

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