Prince George called out for 'white privilege' in Facebook attack

Prince George is third in line to the British throne. Photo / Getty
Prince George is third in line to the British throne. Photo / Getty

Prince George has become the subject of a Facebook rant by a British charity boss who will face disciplinary proceedings after attacking the three-year-old heir under a post calling him a "f*****g d********d".

Fifty-two-year-old Angela Gibbins is the head of global estates at the British Council - whose patron is the Queen - and said on Facebook that the prince was an example of "white privilege living off public money" and that he was "royal, rich and advantaged" and would "never know any difficulties or hardships in life".

She went on to add, "Let's find photos of 3yo Syrian refugee children and see if they look alike, eh?"

A self-proclaimed socialist, atheist and republican, her comments were made under a picture of George that was captioned: "Prince George already looks like a f*****g d******d".

The British Council works to promote UK culture internationally, operating in more than 100 countries.

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According to the Daily Mail, a spokesperson said: "The British Council expects the highest standards of our staff and in accordance with our code of conduct we have started disciplinary procedures with the individual concerned".

Her comment was liked by 27 people but was condemned by many.

One woman wrote: "You are a total idiot Angela, to look at the picture of a child and be filled with nothing but hatred for them. You are a disgrace to humanity," according to The Sun, which has access to the Facebook page where Gibbin's posts appeared.

Gibbins, who is understood to earn £80,000 a year in her role, reportedly replied: "I'm sound in my socialist, atheist and republican opinions. I don't believe the royal family have any place in a modern democracy, least of all when they live on public money. That's privilege and it needs to end."

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