South Africa's first black, live-action TV superhero is set to make his debut in Jongo next week!

The Good Wife may be ending but the creators haven't said 'no' to the possibility of a spin-off

Prince Charles and Camilla adopt

2011-08-23 15:45
 
London - The royals have welcomed Jack Russell Terrier Beth to their family, a 12-week-old puppy adopted from the Battersea Dogs Home in London.

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, reportedly fell for the puppy after being sent a picture of it by the centre's staff, and Beth was taken away from the dog's home in a chauffeur-driven car.

The duchess's adoption comes as a result of a comment she made while at the shelter to open a new cattery there last year.

She had remarked that she was on the lookout for a replacement for her beloved Freddy, a Jack Russell whom she had for 21 years until his death in 2008.
 
Camilla told the Daily Mail newspaper: "Guess what – I have adopted a puppy! I just couldn’t resist her, she is gorgeous. It is so exciting. I can't wait for her to meet the family."

Beth is ideal

Workers at the centre thought Beth would be ideal for Camilla, but she was on holiday at the time so they emailed photos of Beth so she could see her.

Like all people adopting from the home, Camilla had to pay a £105 rehoming fee and undergo a 'home vetting' procedure by the centre's staff.

Beth joins Camilla's other two Jack Russell bitches, Tosca, Freddy's daughter, and Rosie, Freddy's granddaughter.

The British royals are notorious animal lovers, and Queen Elizabeth keeps at least four of the breed herself.

Read more on:    prince charles  |  camilla  |  celebrities  |  royals

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Recent Gossip

Flavor Flav is due to face a Las Vegas judge on misdemeanour driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges. Read More »

DJ Diplo caught Beyoncé dancing to her own single at a Super Bowl afterparty and posted the videos on Snapchat. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.