In 1996, Sarah Ferguson and her husband Prince Andrew’s divorce hit the headlines. The couple officially separated in 1992, but it took four years for them to finalize their divorce. During that time, he became involved with Princess Diana and King Charles III (then Prince Charles) in witnessing her marriage and subsequent breakup.
But despite the breakdown of their romantic relationship, Ferguson and Andrew remained close so that they could effectively co-parent their daughters, Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice. Along the way, the exiles found that they were much better off being friends than being a married couple.
in a 2019 interview with Greetings!, the Duchess of York shared how close she and Andrew were. “We work in unity and Andrew and I are focused on being good parents together. We are more than friends. We learn from each other, support each other, and communicate that.” understand about compromise and compassion,” she said. They get along so well, in fact, that Ferguson and Prince Andrew sometimes live together.