Prince Harry was not happy with advice to his brother, prince williamapproximately gave him Meghan Markle shortly after the couple started dating, according to the new book Finding freedom.
An excerpt from the upcoming release of royal correspondents Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand published in the Sunday Times on July 26 reveals that Harry, 35, was furious after his big brother told him to “take the time to get acquainted” with To grab actress, 38, after dismissing her as ‘this girl’.
Finding freedom, which appears on August 11, goes behind the scenes of Harry and Meghan’s decision to step down as senior members of the royal family earlier this year, revealing that the couple’s issues with his family and royal courtiers began shortly after the pair began to date in July 2016.
The authors describe a face-to-face meeting the siblings had secretly introduced to Meghan in August 2017 – three months before they went public with their engagement.
Scobie and Durand write that William, 38, “wanted to make sure Harry wasn’t blinded by lust,” and told Harry not to rush and “take as much time as it took to get to know this girl.”
They claim that Harry thought the future King of England would be a snob and, according to one source, “was pissed off that his brother would ask such a thing. Some thought it was an exaggerated reaction. But then this sums them up as people – William, the calm and the rational, and Harry, who can’t help but take things far too personally. ‘
The royal correspondents reveal that there was a lot of talk about Meghan in the palace, with a senior family member calling the actress’ Harry’s showgirl ‘, while a high-ranking courtier heard a colleague say,’ There is something I don’t trust about her. ‘
But Harry “knew Meghan was good to him” and “their feelings for each other were genuine,” the authors continued.
William and Harry barely spoke about Meghan after their conversation, and didn’t spend much time together the following months. By the summer of 2017, Harry’s visits to William and Duchess Kateolder children Princess George and Princess Charlotte “Had come to a standstill,” the book claims, and Harry spent less time with William and Kate’s youngest son, Prince Louisbecause of the tension between the brothers.
Their fight was also one of the reasons Harry and Meghan decided to move to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor.
“He wanted to get out of the goldfish bowl that was Kensington Palace,” said a source. “He was at a point in his life when he worked with his brother, did the foundation with his brother, and lived with his brother. It was too much. “
Harry confirmed the breakup of the brothers in an ITV documentary in October 2019, admitting that they “certainly were on different roads at the moment, but I will always be there for him and as I know he will always be there for me. “
A source said Us weekly in June that William is “so tired of the drama” of their difficult relationship and sad about Harry and Meghan’s move to Los Angeles with their son, Archie, 14 months.
“It breaks William’s heart,” the insider told the source U.S, who added that the brothers “need space and time to breathe, and hopefully they’ll get out.”
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