Prince Harry stayed true to his word about returning to the United Kingdom with his entire family for the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration. Unfortunately, he was only photographed in public with his wife, Meghan Markle, but their children, Archie and Lilibet, weren’t seen throughout the festivities.
Even though Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were all smiles during their outing, it was evident that there were still tensions between them and the royal family. While at St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Sussexes and the Cambridges were seated on opposite ends to avoid contact.
And some Britons didn’t also shy away from making their feelings known. After all, some of them booed when they saw Prince Harry and Markle in public. The couple wasn’t also allowed to join the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour.
Prince Harry Cannot Be Stopped From Talking About The Royal Family
According to royal author Tina Brown, there are, indeed, some tensions between Prince Harry, Markle, and the royal family. After all, the British clan hasn’t forgotten the fact that the Duke of Sussex went on record multiple times to talk about The Firm.
Brown also said that it’s unlikely for Prince Harry to stop talking about the royal family and The Firm anytime soon. And this, reportedly, isn’t sitting well with his relatives.
“Harry has not just had his say once. He’s going to keep having his say. There’s fear about trust. There’s a lot of mistrust right now. There’s certainly a paradox of the man who kept saying all he wanted was privacy now and can’t seem to stop talking. One of the things I heard constantly from within the royal family people is that ‘we don’t recognize Prince Harry. We don’t understand why he’s doing this. We just don’t understand it.’ It’s almost as if [Harry’s] suddenly liberated from all the constraints that he’s been in. He just simply wants to just blabber everything that’s on his mind. I think it’s very destructive,” Brown told 60 Minutes Australia (via Cheat Sheet).
Brown also claimed that palace sources told her that Prince Charles and Prince William have barely spoken to Prince Harry since he and Markle quit The Firm in 2020. And hearing their interview with Oprah Winfrey hurt the royal family even more.
Prince William, Prince Harry Relationship Update
A second source told Page Six that things are still frosty between Prince William and Prince Harry. And prior to the queen’s Platinum Jubilee, there were also reports that the Sussexes and the Cambridges had no plans to meet in private.
However, a third source told Mirror UK that things are improving between the brothers. Even though they decided to skip Lilibet’s first birthday celebration at Frogmore Cottage, Prince William and Prince Harry have reportedly been texting each other every now and then. And the Duke of Cambridge has also, reportedly, changed his mind about his sister-in-law.
“William sees that Meghan is a good mother and loyal wife and he is genuinely pleased for his brother. It seems that the two of them have healed the rift and are very much back on their old buddy terms. Meghan’s distance from Kate has also helped heal the friction bet the two men,” the source said.
However, it’s quite difficult to say which account is accurate. After all, Prince William and Prince Harry have not given the public an update on their relationship.
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