The royal rebel and late sister of the Queen is alleged to have had a fling
The royal rebel and late sister of the Queen is alleged to have had a fling with notorious gangster John Bindon, who could hang five half-pint ale mugs from his manhood. The princess and Mr Bindon started their affair in the 1970s when he spent three weeks at the royal’s home on the Caribbean island of Mustique, the Mirror reports. Bindon caught Margaret’s attention and was described as her “court jester”, and was known to enjoy the company of the rich and famous. They are alleged to have cavorted on the beach and continued their passionate affair when they got back to the UK together.
She even sneaked him into Kensington Palace, according to Mr Bindon’s peeved girlfriend at the time.
Princess Margaret, before her death aged 71 of a stroke in 2002, denied ever having an affair during her marriage to Antony Armstrong-Jones.
But numerous reports, including one in Craig Brown’s recent biography of the royal, claimed she did with Mr Bindon.
One of the most shocking tales about her fling with Mr Bindon was how he could balance beer tankers on his sizeable manhood.
Mr Bindon recalled of Princess Margaret: “My accent and Cockney phrases foxed her sometimes. We talked about acting, films and showbiz. I think she liked me because I nattered away quite happily.”
Mr Bindon was born and bred in Fulham and was the son of a taxi driver.
John Bindon could hang five half-pint ale mugs from his manhood
He spent time behind bars at a young age after being involved in petty crime before being scouted by film director Ken Loach, who spotted him in a pub and offered him a role in his 1967 film Poor Cow.
Mr Bindon then stared opposite Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger in Performance and played a crime boss in Get Carter which stared Michael Caine.
He was alleged to have dealt drugs, run pub protection rings and even have connections with the infamous Kray twins.
In 1968 he won the Queen’s award for bravery after he jumped into the Thames and saved a man from drowning, though some reports claimed he actually push the man in and only intervened when a policeman appeared.
He eventually ended up in the same circles as Princess Margaret, who invited him to spend three weeks in her luxury hideaway on the island where guests would swim, sunbath naked and nurse hangovers from the previous evening.
One image of Mr Bindon shows him sitting next to the princess while wearing a t-shirt that read ‘Enjoy Cocaine’ on the front.
She even sneaked him into Kensington Palace, according to Mr Bindon’s peeved girlfriend
He reportedly boasted about sex on the beach with her to his pals.
His then-girlfriend, Vicki Hodge, the daughter of baronet Sir John Hodge, claims she knew about the affair and was also on the trip to Mustique, St Vincent.
She said: “John told me he had sex with Princess Margaret the first time he went to Mustique.
“He always told me about his affairs, but he refused to go into details.
“In those days in Mustique, everyone thought nothing of making love on the beach.”
Ms Hodge also said Margaret was interested in Mr Bindon as he was different.
In 1968 he won the Queen’s award for bravery after he jumped into the Thames and saved a man
She said: “John was tall, broad, with an air of menace, coupled with a boyish charisma that rendered him irresistible.”
“The princess loved his cockney accent, his rhyming slang and dirty jokes.”
Ms Hodge even recalled the time Margaret reportedly asked to see his famous manhood.
She explained the group were enjoying lobster, champagne and caviar when Lord Glenconner suggested she take a peak.
She said: “He turned to John and said: ‘Ma’am knows about your advantage in life and would really like to see it.”
She then said he walked to the beach and “he took out his appendage. The Princess examined it rather like a fossil”.
Mr Bindon died of an Aids-related illness
“We all gasped.”
In 1993, Mr Bindon died of an Aids-related illness.