The change came after a large spike in negative feedback on the social media site was witnessed by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
After being hit by internet criticism based on their affair during the 1990s, Prince Charles and Camilla earned the support of many royal fans.
However, a source at the time said the move followed high levels of anger aimed at Prince Charles and Camilla after their portrayal in Netflix’s The Crown, the fourth season of which was released in mid-November.
Clarence House did not comment on the explanation why the ban on comments was caused.
According to international media reports, “The Duchess, in particular, has been the target of some pretty nasty trolling by people who have watched the show.”
Experts recently sat down to discuss the extent of the abuse Prince Charles and Camilla have been undergoing at the hands of social media trolls “because of a fictional TV show and events 30+ years ago.”
They lamented, “The Duchess, in particular, has been the target of some pretty nasty trolling by people who have watched the show.”
Even US PR expert Royal Tea weighed in on the heightened abuse and added, “Clarence House has restricted comments on a World Cancer Day post because people on here are so vile.”
One royal fan replied saying: “Hard to comprehend sometimes.”
Another wrote: “Totally disgusting. There is absolutely no need for that at all”.
“I saw that and it broke my heart!!” said another fan
Another royal fan, highlighting other royal Twitter accounts also receive online abuse, said: “Honestly, I think Clarence House, Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace need to have comments turned off on everything.
“Let that sink in, a charity supporting people fighting cancer during a pandemic, won’t get much-needed attention/donations because of a fictional TV show and events 30+ years ago.”