Prince Badr Bin Abdul Mohsen Aal Saud, a member of the King’s family, shared some stories from the King’s past life in a special show called “The Eighth” on the Arabic channel MBC. The show was aired on the occasion of 8th anniversary of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ accession to the throne, Arabic daily Sabq reported.
Prince Badr related stories of the tough times the King faced back in his early days, when he was in need of money and was denied a mortgage on his house by the bank .
The Prince went on to say that he was surprised by the King’s humility when he was related this story by the latter himself. He added that this shows the true character of the King who used to live in the desert, close to his people.