People: Nov. 23, 1998

ROYAL PAIN

He has just turned 50, has yet to get a real job, is supported by his parents, has a failed marriage, and his mother apparently doesn't like his current girlfriend. If ever a man had cause for a mid-life crisis, it's PRINCE CHARLES. Even his birthday parties were fraught. On Friday, the Queen threw her boy a gala to which she invited 800 people, but not Camilla Parker Bowles. On Saturday, Parker Bowles had a party from which the Queen was conspicuously absent. Never mind. To prove, perhaps, he was a real nifty 50, Charles last week launched his...

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