Prince Harry engaged in a “duel” with Prince William and King Charles III over his decision to leave the royal family after Prince Philip’s funeral in April 2021.
In this jaw-dropping memoir, “Spare,” Harry reflects on the “secret meeting” at Frogmore Gardens as he tries to mend his broken relationship.
However, what was meant to be a productive conversation quickly turned sour when the two brothers began to “heat up,” prompting their father to intervene.
According to the Duke of Sussex, the monarch begged his children “not to”. [his] The last years have been a misery,” he went back and forth angrily.
At one point, the Prince of Wales vowed that he really wanted his younger brother to be happy in his late mother’s life – something that didn’t sit well with Harry.
The comment backfired on him as the brothers only uttered those three words in “times of great crisis.”
In fact, Harry “didn’t believe” or “absolutely didn’t believe” that William was sincere, saying, “Even those sacred words won’t set us free.”
Harry was convinced that if his family didn’t know why he left royal life, they “never” knew him.
The former royal didn’t shy away from revealing intimate details about the siblings; A complicated relationship – from referring to William as his “archnemesis” to revealing an alleged physical altercation between Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle.
Harry claimed that the “piping hot” William, 40, “attacked” Markle at Kensington Palace in 2019 after calling him “difficult,” “rude” and “abrasive.”
“Everything happened so fast. So so fast. They grabbed me by the collar, ripped off my necklace and they knocked me to the floor,” Harry recalled in the memoir, which hits US shelves on January 10.
Although William apologized at the time, he was reportedly angry at his younger brother for airing his dirty laundry.
A palace insider told Vanity Fair on Thursday that there is a “huge trust issue” between the brothers, as William fears Harry will leak all their conversations to the press.
“Right now, he’s not going to comment or respond,” another source told the outlet ahead of the book’s release. “His plan is to get it all out. At the end of the day, he’s still the Prince of Wales and that’s what he’s focused on.
Buckingham Palace representatives brushed off the sentiment, telling Page Six that the royal family does not comment on any of the allegations made in “Spare.”