Harry may use the birth of their baby as an excuse not to travel to the U.K. According to Russell, Harry may use the birth of their daughter in the summer as an excuse to avoid returning to the U.K. to participate in the ceremony to uncovered Diana’s statue.
Harry is so ‘shocked’ by the cold reception at Philip’s burial that he may not return for disclose of Diana’s statue, royal expert claims. Prince Harry was reportedly so “shocked” by the frosty reception he received from members of the Royal Family when he returned to the U.K. for the funeral of Prince Philip that he may be re-considering an upcoming trip planned for summer.
Harry was expected to return to the U.K. in the summer for the disclose of a statue on the grounds of Kensington Palace in honor of late Diana, who died in a car crash in Paris in 1997 at the age of 36.
“I think he may have been a bit shocked by the cool reception he got from his family, which begs the question, will he come back for the unveiling of the Diana memorial with his brother in July? Or will he pull out of that?”
Harry and William worked together on the Diana project
The project to honor Diana with a statue on Kensington Palace grounds was first announced on the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death in August 2017.
William and Harry worked together on the project before quarrel. Despite tensions between the brothers following Harry and Meghan’s decision to step down from their positions as senior members of the Royal Family, the two brothers continued working together on the project.
After the Sussexes left the U.K. in March 2020 and relocated to Santa Barabara in the U.S., the brothers set aside their differences to issue a joint statement that the statue will be unveiled on July 1, 2021, the anniversary of Diana’s 60th birthday.