Prince Harry and Prince William’s Relationship Has ‘Irreparably Changed’ and May Even ‘Sour Further’
Prince Harry and Prince William’s alleged rift began when Harry started dating Meghan, Duchess of Sussex in 2016. That’s what Amid Scobie and Carolyn Durand wrote in their new royal biography Finding Freedom. Now, a royal correspondent says that the brother’s relationship has “irreparably changed” and could “sour further.”
There are clear ‘fractures’ in Prince Harry and Prince William’s relationship
According to Fox News, True Royalty TV has released a documentary titled The Royal Beat: Finding Freedom. The companion piece analyzes Scobie and Durand’s bombshell book, with Kate Thornton hosting.
Thornton says that the writers of Finding Freedom were determined to investigate Harry and William’s falling out.
“I am sure it’s a temporary loss. And that’s touched upon in our TV special. These guys will repair. They will heal,” Thornton said. “But right now there are fractures quite clearly within their relationship. They’re not even living on the same continent. And that’s going to hurt because they… were shoulder to shoulder, brother to brother.”
Thornton made it clear this doesn’t mean the siblings can’t heal their rift. She noted that William and Harry are family. It’s extraordinary for fans to think no one in the House of Windsor would ever have a falling out. Or, that nothing would ever go wrong and family members wouldn’t butt heads.
The royal siblings didn’t speak for two months, claims biographer
Page Six reports that Prince William and Prince Harry cut off all communication with each other for two months in the wake of Megxit. Scobie explained that Harry and Meghan’s decision to go public with their plans instead of discussing it with the family first caused the distance between the brothers to grow wider.
Scobie says the brothers still barely speak, and it will take some time to heal. He says that because Harry and Meghan’s statements to the media weren’t discussed among the royal family, it “caused the most amount of hurt to William.”
The biographer explained that William isn’t just Harry’s older brother, he’s also the future King of the United Kingdom. William apparently felt that Harry damaged the family’s reputation by putting the family business into the public domain.
Scobie says the hurt continues to this day. And, the family didn’t make much of an effort to convince Harry and Meghan to stay.
Prince Harry’s relationship with his brother has changed forever
According to BBC royal correspondent Jonny Dymond, Prince Harry’s comments in a 2019 documentary may have “irreparably changed” his relationship with Prince William. Express reports that when Harry said he and William were on “different paths” in the ITV doc shot during Harry and Meghan’s trip to South Africa, it escalated problems between the siblings.
“The relationship between William and Harry is irreparably changed. And the odds are, given the splitting of households and the charitable foundation, the establishment of separate diary and communications staff, relations will sour further,” Dymond writes.
He explained that Harry can’t get over his loathing for everyone and everything involved in his mother’s death. This includes the British media and The Firm. Now that Prince William and Prince Harry have different staffs and different objectives, they rub against each other instead of working together.
The Royal Beat: Finding Freedom is currently available for streaming on True Royalty TV.