Sarah Ferguson: "My mother didn"t beat me – it was just a joke"
My mother didn”t beat me – it was just a joke says Fergie as she backtracks on abuse claims
12:16 AM on 31st July 2011
Change: Sarah Ferguson now says she loved her mother – despite claiming to have been beaten by her as a child
Royalty: The Duchess of York out shopping with her daughter, Princess Eugenie, in Mount Street, London
Telling all: The duchess on The Oprah Winfrey Show