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The inside details of Prince Charles and Camilla's relationship.

Camilla Parker Bowles’ son, Tom Parker Bowles is doing quite the number of media interviews at the moment (he’s in Sydney for Channel Nine’s Hot Plate where he is a judge).

Last week, he spoke about the rumoured feud between Camilla and Kate Middleton.

Read more: Finally, the Kate vs Camilla feud is addressed.

Camila Parker Bowles and Kate Middleton. Image via Getty.

This week, he is dishing the dirt on his step-dad, Prince Charles, as well as giving an insight into his mum, Camilla (or the Duchess of Cornwall to us commoners).

While you may or may not remember, Tom was a bit of a bad boy in his teens, He told Tracy Grimshaw on A Current Affair that it was very normal for there to be five or six paparazzi at his home. Especially in 1993 when his mum's affair with Prince Charles hit the front pages.

"[The paparazzi are] bullies, half of these people, and they made you very angry and when you were 15 or 16 and you're coming out of an airport and they were really winding you up and all I wanted to do was smack them in the face and beat the hell out of them but you couldn't do that. It was entirely normal to be chased at high speed by these people on motorbikes or cars."

He also confessed that when he was 19, he didn't really help his relationship with the paparazzi who often took photos of him doing drugs and being drunk.

Tom Parker Bowles and his mum Camila. Image via Getty.
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When asked whether he received any coaching on how to behave once his family was linked to the royal family, he said no.

"There was no reason to be coached for me or my sister. We are commoners, we aren't part of the royal family."

As for growing up with Camilla as a mum, he says she was the good cop. "She was the one making faces behind dad [Andrew Parker Bowles] when I was getting a telling off for a bad school report. She cared that we were happy. She was, she is great fun."

Tom with Tracy Grimshaw. Image via Instagram.

In the ACA Exclusive, Tom also spoke about Prince Charles who isn't always considered to be the favourite royal. Not only for having an affair while being married to the People's Princess, Princess Diana, but also for coming across as being proper and looking down on commoners.

But Tom says that isn't the man he knows.

"I don't give a crap what anyone in the press says, he is a man of warmth and intelligence and humanity and I think he will, if it ever happens, he will make a fantastic king."

Prince Charles with Camila. Image via Getty.
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Tom says that he adores his step-father and thinks of him as a kind, good and lovely man.

He also spoke about the relationship between his mum and step-dad who married in 2005.

"He makes my mother happy and she makes him happy."

As for his mum, he said that growing up she was a stay-at-home mum. However, "at an age that everyone is retiring", Camilla is doing "20 to 30 engagements each day. She's brilliant with people. I couldn't do what she does."

"He makes my mother happy and she makes him happy." Image via Getty.

Tom has moved his family to Sydney while they film Hot Plate on Channel Nine.

Image via Instagram.

His bio on the Hot Plate website says he "is one of Britain’s best known and most respected food writers and critics". Tom has five best-selling cookbooks and is a regular food writer for numerous media outlets.

TAP on the image below to check out Tom's cook books.

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