Each Prince William believes Prince Harry and also Meghan Markle “blindsided the Queen” with their exit from the royal family. Today (April 21) Harry flew back to the States ahead of the monarch‘s 95th birthday to be joined with his pregnant wife and their son Archie.
One expert has declared the crack is not entirely recovered while pictures from Prince Philip’s funeral showed that William and Harry are back on speaking terms. And this is all sticking point shows to be just how Harry went about leaving the royal family.
What has happened between Prince William and Harry?
During Harry’s Oprah Winfrey interview, he affirmed that with his decision to step away from the royal family he never “blindsided” the Queen. He stated: “I’ve never blindsided my grandmother. I have too much respect for her.” When asked where this idea came from, he said: “I hazard a guess that it probably could have come from within the institution.”
However, William seems to disagree. It’s believed he feels “very strongly” that Harry blindsided the Queen in an “insulting and disrespectful way”.
Just what did ‘blindside’ the Queen?
He told to the talk show host: “When we were in Canada, I had three conversations with my grandmother and two conversations with my father. This could be the case, especially if Harry’s Oprah claims are true. “And before he stopped taking my calls and he responded: ‘Can you put this all-in writing what your plan is?’
“He asked me to put it in writing and I put all the specifics in there, even the fact that we were planning to output the announcement out on January 7.”