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Queen Elizabeth II Would Have Been 'Horrified' By Netflix's Portrayal Of The Royal Family In 'The Crown': Source

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Oct. 23 2022, Published 3:24 p.m. ET

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Turning in her grave! As the Season 5 premiere of Netflix's hit series The Crown approaches, a friend of late Queen Elizabeth II lamented the monarch would have been extremely upset if she'd seen how the show is treating the Royal family.

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"I’m horrified by what is going on with Netflix and how they are vilifying the royal family. It is vicious," the friend revealed in a recent interview. "It’s as if they’re trying to destroy the royal family. It would have destroyed her."

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The source also slammed Meghan Markle and Prince Harry for their ongoing business dealings with the streaming platform, claiming: "If I had my family being vilified like that, I wouldn’t take a penny [from Netflix]."

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As OK! previously reported, Dame Judi Dench recently branded the Netflix drama "crude sensationalism" before calling for the streaming service to put a disclaimer that the show is a work of fiction before each episode.

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"The closer the drama comes to our present times, the more freely it seems willing to blur the lines between historical accuracy and crude sensationalism," Dench wrote in a piece published in The Times on Wednesday, October 19.

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"Given some of the wounding suggestions apparently contained in the new series — that King Charles plotted for his mother to abdicate, for example, or once suggested his mother's parenting was so deficient that she might have deserved a jail sentence — this is both cruelly unjust to the individuals and damaging to the institution they represent," she continued.

"The time has come for Netflix to reconsider — for the sake of a family and a nation so recently bereaved, as a mark of respect to a sovereign who served her people so dutifully for 70 years, and to preserve their own reputation in the eyes of their British subscribers," Dench concluded.

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The source spoke to The Times regarding how Queen Elizabeth would feel about The Crown.

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