Queen Elizabeth is reportedly still concerned about Prince Harry's bombshell memoir which will be released in December.

Despite the news about Prince Andrew's out-of-court settlement, a royal expert claimed that Queen Elizabeth is still worried about Harry’s upcoming book which was said to "shake the monarchy to its core". Harry once claimed to detail his whole life accurately and truthfully through the book.

The British monarch suffered from other legal troubles hanging over her 61-year-old son, the Duke of York, for the past years. Andrew has settled claims he raped and abused Virginia Giuffre when she was 17 years old. He is expected to pay up to £12 million ($16 million) in compensation to her. The 95-year-old Queen reportedly paid Andrew's legal fees in the agreement and according to the Daily Telegraph, she will help fund a part of the settlement.

Commentator Richard Fitzwilliams spoke to The Sun about Andrew, "It's obviously a positive step. There is no doubt that this hanging over Jubilee year was extremely undesirable."

"What this mean, essentially, was that he would be cross-examined and there would have been a lot of publicity about that. The civil case would certainly have been enormously damaging, so as far as the Jubilee goes, at least this has been settled. But a shadow still looms over celebrations amid fears Harry could trash the family in his book." Fitzwilliams added, "The Queen can now celebrate with only Harry's memoir to be concerned about. That is very different."

The Duke of Sussex accepted a £14.5 million ($19.7 million) advance for his book, the profits from which he will reportedly donate to charity. However, he has faced criticism for his decision to release the memoir during his grandmother's Platinum Jubilee year. Harry as well as wife Meghan Markle have not yet publicly congratulated stepmother Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall after it was revealed she will be made Queen Consort when Charles is crowned King.

Some experts believe that Harry is reserving his thoughts on Camilla for the book. Sarah Robertson told GB News, "The silence in itself spoke volumes and my source told me Harry does have lots to say about it, but that those opinions are being kept for the book deal."

Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the state banquet in her honour at Schloss Bellevue palace on the second of the royal couple's four-day visit to Germany on June 24, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The Queen and Prince Philip are scheduled to visit Berlin, Frankfurt and the concentration camp memorial at Bergen-Belsen during their trip, which is their first to Germany since 2004. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

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