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Camilla meets The Crown’s Emerald Fennell who portrayed her on Netflix show

Camilla has been photographed meeting The Crown actress Emerald Fennell, who portrayed the Duchess of Cornwall on the Netflix series.

Prince Charles' wife, 74, smiled as she posed alongside actress Emerald, 36, during the encounter, which took place as Camilla hosted a reception she was for International Women’s Day today, Tuesday 8 March at Clarence House.

The two women were seen chatting together at the reception and Camilla even shared a joke about her "fictional alter ego" in her speech, saying Emerald could finish the speech if she were to "fall off her perch".

The Duchess of Cornwall was also seen mingling with a number of famous faces at the reception including Mel B, former Prime Minister Theresa May, and author and journalist, Elizabeth Day.

Camilla, who has long been patron of a handful of women’s charities, including the Women of the World Foundation (WOW), was also seen chatting with WOW's founder Jude Kelly. Camilla first got involved with the organisation in 2010 and became the charity's president in 2015.


At the end of the engagement, Her Royal Highness delivered a a short speech before taking part in a group photograph.

Each year, the WOW Foundation host a festival which is described as “the biggest, most comprehensive festival celebrating women, girls and non-binary people in the world”.

This year’s festival will begin on Friday 11 March, and finish on Sunday 13.

The event features free events, live gigs, pop ups and the WOW Marketplace, and included guests such as today’s reception attendee Elizabeth Day, Patrisse Cullors and Bridget Christie.


Since working with the foundation, Camilla has launched WOW Australia in Sydney in 2012 and WOW Washington in America in 2015. She has also attended WOW events in New Zealand and West Africa.

To date, WOW has reached over 3 million people in 30 locations on six continents.

Last month, Camilla spoke to Emma Barnett at Clarence House for Woman’s Hour and BBC Breakfast where she called for more action to tackle violence against women.

“We do need to help culture change. And I think we have to start at the beginning, I think children at school have got to be taught respect,” the future Queen Consort said.

“We have got to go back to the beginnings and just build up this idea that you have to have respect for human beings, it's lack of respect.”

She went on: “It's treating women like chattels and people thinking they can get away with it. I'm sure a lot of people do it and think that there's nothing wrong.

"I don't think [the issue of abuse has] got any better. I think the lockdown was terrible because people actually couldn't escape. And you see the numbers have gone up.

"But on the other hand, I think it's drawn a lot of people's attention to it. I think it's talked about much more now."

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