Widow ‘horrified’ Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ features husband’s ski death

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Widow 'horrified' Netflix's 'The Crown' features husband's ski death

The widow of one of Prince Charles’ friends says she’s upset her husband’s death was dramatized on the fourth season of the hit Netflix series “The Crown.”

In 1988, Major Hugh Lindsay — a former British officer who served Queen Elizabeth — was on a skiing trip with Prince Charles in the Klosters, Switzerland, when tragedy struck.

Episode 9 of “The Crown” shows an avalanche hurtling down a mountain but doesn’t show anyone being trapped or killed. A few moments later, the audience learns Charles survived, but Lindsay did not.

Widow Sarah Horsley was mortified when she learned Netflix was referencing her husband’s death.

“I was horrified when I was told [the episode] was happening and was very concerned about the impact on my daughter,” she told Britain’s Sunday Telegraph. “I’m very upset by it and I’m dreading people seeing it.”

Later in the episode, viewers can see a coffin returning to the UK from Switzerland and the funeral showing Lindsay’s widow — being portrayed by actress Alana Ramsey — in tears.

Horsley asked producers not to use her husband’s death in the show.

Instead, she said, they wrote her a letter saying “they understood my concerns but they hope I will feel that they deal with difficult subject matters with integrity and great sensitivity.”

“I suppose members of the royal family have to grin and bear it, but for me it’s a very private tragedy,” Horsley told the Telegraph. “I think it’s very unkind to many members of the family.”

Netflix has not publicly commented on the matter.

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