14. Charles and those four words
Though this isn’t as much as a scandal, but more like a tragic representation of their relationship, it couldn’t be excluded from this list.
While royal weddings are often associated with notions of fairy tales and everlasting love, marrying Lady Diana Spencer involved less romance and more cringe-level fake laughs for Prince Charles.
In an engagement interview in 1981, it became clear just how bad he was at concealing his unease with the situation.
When asked if they were in love, Diana (just 20) responded with: “Of course!”. However, Charles’ (32) follow-up suggested otherwise: “Whatever ‘in love’ means..”