Prince Harry and Prince William’s alleged feud, reportedly, started with Meghan Markle.
Prince Harry and Prince William had a very close relationship growing up. Even after the future King married Kate Middleton, the royal siblings seemingly maintained their tight bond, alongside the Duchess of Cambridge.
However, things changed when Meghan Markle arrived and joined the British Royal Family. Sources said that the alleged rift between the two royal-born Princes started because of her. As explained, the Duke of Sussex took offense on the advice of his brother about the then-Suits actress.
Prince William’s advice “bothered” Prince Harry
Ahead of Finding Freedom‘s official release, The Times serialized the unofficial biography of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. One of the excerpts of the book states that Prince William gave his brother a piece of advice about his relationship with the now-Duchess of Sussex.
The Duke of Cambridge told the Duke of Sussex to “take as much time” as he needs to get to know first “this girl.” As noted, he proposed to her after a year of dating.
Although it was, reportedly, out of good intention, it all “pissed” the youngest Wales prince. Sources, then, added that it further pissed him off that his brother referred to Meghan Markle as “this girl.”
‘As brothers you have good days, you have bad days’
Prince Harry says the ‘majority of stuff’ written about his relationship with his brother William is ‘created out of nothing’ and adds: ‘I love him dearly’ #HarryAndMeghan https://t.co/GWs5KfuovM pic.twitter.com/bW7GVALZR6
— ITV News (@itvnews) October 20, 2019
The Duke of Sussex confirmed the rift
In 2019, Prince Harry broke his silence during an interview with Tom Bradby for the documentary, Harry & Meghan: An African Journey. He, seemingly, confirmed the allegations about his feud with his brother. He “admitted” that “stuff happens” and they had “bad days,” Cheat Sheet reported.
While the Duke of Sussex did not further elaborate on the matter, he noted that they will always be brothers. Despite having different paths, he said that he would be there for the Duke of Cambridge.
Making Prince William “look good”
Following the ITV documentary, Prince Harry has since kept quiet about the current status of his relationship to Prince William. But, the Sussex couple’s unofficial biography claims that he is “upset” as the “rift” played out publicly, The Sun reiterated.
Sources shared with the authors Omid Scobie and Caroline Durand that the Duke of Sussex felt that he and Meghan Markle were “thrown under the bus” to make the Duke of Cambridge “look good.” As added, he, reportedly, felt that people are, also, working with his brother in this dynamic.
The book, then, asserts that things have become worse because Prince Harry and Prince William are not talking to each other. “It was a confusing time” for the Duke of Sussex, the source noted.
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