According to rumors in Britain, King Charles III has removed Prince Andrew from his office at Buckingham Palace.
Despite no longer being a member of the royal family in active service, the Duke of York maintained a private office at the palace.
There are allegedly three or four members of his staff, but they no longer have a presence at the palace and cannot use it as an address for correspondence.
"The King has spoken with clarity. He is not a functioning royal. A source told the British publication The Sun that he is now alone.
Amid a scandal involving his association with convicted American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew stood down from his royal duties in November 2019.
Prince Andrew was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old in a lawsuit that was settled in February.
According to various claims in British media, Prince Andrew was informed that he would never return to royal duties.
Prince Andrew's eviction is announced as the royal family of the United Kingdom celebrates its first Christmas after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
In the early hours of Monday, New Zealand time, King Charles will deliver his first Christmas address.
The presentation included a tribute to his mother, the late Queen, who issued her first Christmas speech over the radio seventy years ago.
In 1957, she began the custom of sending broadcast messages.
The King is not the only member of the royal family to honor the deceased monarch during Christmas.
Kate, Princess of Wales, paid homage to her "great legacy" in a televised video message that preceded the Royal Carols: Together at Christmas 2022 broadcast on Christmas Eve in the United Kingdom (local time).
In September, at the age of 96, Elizabeth II passed away.