Prince Harry revealed many intimate details of his personal life in his book. spare part. One revelation he made was that he and his brother, Prince William, are not as close as many thought. Harry says his brother was jealous of him. Here’s what he shared about their complicated relationship.
During his interview, Harry spoke to about his life and what it was like to be the “reserve”. Good morning America Michael Strahan. Harry says William was jealous of him for not having to live such a structured life. Harry says he had more freedom than William.
In his book spare part, Harry refers to William as both “his beloved brother” and his “nemesis”. Harry says there has always been competition between him and Harry. He agrees with Strahan’s assessment when he says, “The heir was jealous of the spare.”
Confirming Strahan’s statement, Harry says, “Yes, I have more freedom than he does. His life is planned out for him. I had more flexibility to choose the life I wanted.”
Former Princess Diana’s bodyguard Ken Wharfe opened up about what Harry and William were like as little boys. He says Harry was known as “Joker”. According to Wharfe, people started paying more attention to Harry and this caused William to become jealous.
“Harry was the prankster of the two, and that’s why [he] was much more popular than his brother,” Wharfe tells GB News. “There was a kind of sibling rivalry. William was a bit jealous of his popularity.”
Wharfe says many people in the UK were excited when Meghan and Harry were first married. They saw the couple as a sign of the modernization of the monarchy. The public was excited and hopeful for the future. However, Wharfe says the “magic” is now gone.
“At that point, everyone around the world was thinking, what a great start now is for a remake of the monarchy to have this prince and his wife, a divorced woman, an American woman, a woman of mixed race [background]’ says Wharfe in his interview with GB News. “It was everything expected of what everyone wanted to bring the monarchy into the 21st centurySt Century. And then suddenly, almost immediately, it collapsed. Now we have this biography, this book, which I think really cements the end of this piece of magic.”
It’s time for Harry and William to put their differences aside so they can mend their relationship. The longer they go without speaking, the further apart they grow. Once they reconnect, this will give their children a chance to get to know each other and form a close relationship.
It would be a shame if this rift prevented Archie and Lilibet from bonding with their cousins and the rest of the royal family. Hopefully William and Harry can make up while they still can.
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