Sir Phil's Covid Fear: Topshop Tycoon Green's £ 100 million superyacht is confined to the Monaco harbor with his wife on board after two of the crew members tested positive for viruses
- Lady Tina Green, 71, said two crew members tested positive for coronavirus
- She said they were locked in their cubicles, but everyone else is fine
- Lady Tina did not reveal whether Sir Philip or her daughter Chloe were with her
- Sir Philip has spent much of the past two years on his Lionheart yacht in Monaco
Sir Philip and Lady Tina Green in a gallery on Cork Street, London
Sir Philip Green's £ 100 million superyacht was quarantined with his wife on board in Monaco.
Two crew members tested positive aboard the 300-foot Lionheart and their yellow flag fluttered in Port Hercules to indicate the ship was carrying the contagion.
Lady Tina Green, 71, told The Sun that she was on board the luxury boat but did not disclose whether Sir Philip or her 29-year-old daughter Chloe were with her.
After servicing in Italy, the boat returned to Monaco. We should go on a cruise with my family, ”said Lady Tina.
“It was my responsibility to have the entire crew tested before leaving. We then discovered two cases – one asymptomatic and one with a sore throat.
& # 39; The two have been confined to the cabin since then. The rest and I are on the boat. Everyone is fine. & # 39;
Topshop boss Sir Philip, who employed 14,500 people in April, was last seen lounging on the yacht three weeks ago on the French Riviera.
The colossal boat with a helipad, pool, 15 crew cabins and space for 12 guests is where the 68-year-old has done most of his business over the past two years.
When Sir Philip is not at sea, he lives in his £ 20 million Roccabella penthouse in Monaco.
Sir Philipps 300ft Lionheart Yacht moored in Monaco on August 22nd
Sir Philip Green smokes three weeks ago on the back of his & # 39; Lioncub & # 39; speedboat on the French Riviera
Johnson is under pressure to put Greece on the quarantine list
Boris Johnson came under pressure to put Greece on the UK's quarantine list last night after Scotland and Wales placed restrictions on Brits returning from the vacation hotspot.
Nicola Sturgeon's government mandates two weeks of self-isolation for anyone arriving after 4 a.m. on Thursday, while their Welsh counterpart Mark Drakeford has singled out the party island of Zante.
Around 190 passengers who flew from Zante to Cardiff on a Tui Airways flight last night have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days. In the first example of government-sanctioned tests, they are wiped off again within 48 hours and after eight days.
It comes after the Welsh government said it was "deeply concerned" by allegations that "incompetent" cabin crews on board a Tui flight did nothing last week to prevent passengers from taking off their masks. At least 16 have tested positive since then.
Sir Philip has been repeatedly urged to lose his knighthood for his involvement in a number of controversies.
Last year a member of the House of Lords alleged that the businessman had "multiple" claims against him. Green denied all claims.
The allegations were exposed by Lord Hain, who last year used the cloak of parliamentary privilege to identify the Topshop boss as the person behind an injunction preventing the Daily Telegraph from raising allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse to publish.
The allegations, which Sir Philip "categorically and fully denied," included allegations that the retail tycoon was dragging a woman in a headlock and smashing a male employee's cell phone.
It was also alleged that he mocked a male employee's dreadlocks, calling him "throwing spears into the jungle".
Sir Philip also faced allegations that he groped a female executive and paid her more than £ 1 million to keep quiet.
He has not been in the UK since the claims emerged in October 2018 and has headed the Arcadia Group, which is owned by Topshop, out of Monaco.
After lucrative acquisitions of BHS in 2000 and Arcadia in 2002, Green ruled Main Street for nearly two decades.
The collapse of BHS – less than a year after it sold it for £ 1 – got Green into even more controversy.
Arcadia was already in trouble before the current coronavirus crisis. With 2018 sales of £ 1.8 billion, the company posted an operating loss of £ 138 million.
Last year, Arcadia ran a bankruptcy process known as the company's voluntary agreement to lower rents and close some stores.
Sir Philip and Lady Tina with their daughter Chloe Green, 29, at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival