When one mentions the Queen of England, thoughts of highbrow pleasures and past times — like fine wine, fabulous jewels, horseback riding, and afternoon tea — come to mind. Then again, The Royals’ Queen Helena (Elizabeth Hurley) isn’t your by-the-books queen, a fact she proves once again during a hilarious off-color scene between she and assistant Rachel (
The scene itself is the stuff of the current Queen Elizabeth’s nightmares, as Queen Helena accidentally walks in on Rachel — who works days as Helena’s right-hand woman and evenings as a high-end call girl — trading her prim and proper garb for a private school uniform get up a la Britney Spears’ “Hit Me Baby One More Time” music video.
To her credit though, Helena doesn’t raise an eyebrow — not even when she helps pack up Rachel’s (ahem!) props. Still, the conversation does remind Helena of another pressing matter: The fact that she’s experiencing a severe sexual drought. Rachel’s solution? You’ll have to watch the clip above to find out, but let’s just say that Rachel has just proved herself one very capable assistant.
The Royals returns with season 3 on Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. on E!