Prince George insult puts senior employee in firing line

A UK worker is facing disciplinary action over her expletive-ridden Facebook post which took aim at the young royal.

Prince George insult puts senior employee in firing line
In the latest case of social media antics gone wrong, one UK worker is facing disciplinary action for her online attack against Prince George, third in line for the throne.

"I know he's only two years old, but Prince George already looks like a f**king d**khead,” wrote British Council employee Angela Gibbins.

“That cheeky grin is the innate knowledge he's royal, rich, advantaged and will never know *any* difficulties or hardships in life,” she added.

Gibbons – who is thought to be head of global estates at the organization – went on to express her disapproval towards the British monarchy.

“I don't believe the Royal Family have any place in a modern democracy, least of all when they live on public money,” she ranted. “That's privilege and it needs to end."

The British Council – self-described as "the United Kingdom's international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities," – released a statement on Tuesday to address the controversy. 

"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," it reads.

"This comment was made on a private social media account,” it continues. “It has absolutely no connection to the British Council and does not represent our views and values."

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