That absurd suggestion aside, it is easy to understand why, at the time of his marriage in 1947, he was pegged as a potential philanderer.
With his dashing Viking looks and appetite for fun, the 26-year-old naval officer had long been very attractive to women.
At the age of 18, there had been a romantic friendship — although not a full-blown affair — with Canadian-born debutante Osla Benning.
Matt Smith (left) plays the prince in the acclaimed Netflix TV drama.
There was also concern over the nature of his relationship with a childhood friend, the Greek-born cabaret star Hélène Cordet.