on earth she got the money.Twelve years ago, Ferguson said in an interview on US TV that she was “continually on the verge of financial bankruptcy”.

The former Weight Watchers ambassador has suffered a string of failed business ventures since that time.She divorced Prince Andrew in the 1990s.

However, the two remain very close and still share a home together: The grace and favor Royal Lodge in Windsor, owned by the Queen.Ferguson has steadfastly stood by her ex-husband during his recent legal woes in the US over historical sexual assault claims.Related: Fergie’s latest comments about Prince Andrew raise eyebrowsSources first told The Sun about the purchase of the Mayfair property.