The former senior royal makes it clear in his new memoir, Spare, and in the interviews he’s done recently that his real enemy has always been the press and not the racist origins of the monarchy itself.
In His Memoir, Harry Says Charles And Camilla’s Media Team Gave The Press The Story About Prince William Allegedly Having An Affair
In Spare, the Duke of Sussex claims that members of the royal family and their staffers regularly feed stories to the British media.
"Harry Is Avenging Diana Right Now" And 14 More Reactions To Prince Harry's Explosive "60 Minutes" Interview
"It's hard for anybody to imagine a family dynamic that is so Game of Thrones without dragons."
25 Things Prince Harry Shared In His "60 Minutes" Interview, From His Thoughts On Camilla Parker Bowles To Details About An Alleged Physical Altercation With Prince William
Harry didn't shy away from anything in the interview. He discussed everything from the idea that Meghan Markle is to blame for breaking up his relationship with Prince William, to the allegations that Camilla Parker Bowles planted stories about him to benefit her own press coverage.
People Are Labeling Prince William A "Violent Bully" On The News That He Allegedly "Attacked" Harry In 2019
William reportedly called Meghan Markle "difficult," "rude," and "abrasive" before physically attacking his younger brother.
Prince Harry’s “Spare” Reportedly Describes Prince William Getting Physical In A Fight With His Brother Over Meghan Markle
“He grabbed me by the collar, ripping my necklace, and he knocked me to the floor.”
26 New Revealing Details Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Shared In The Second Installment Of Their Netflix Docuseries
"I realized that I wasn’t just being thrown to the wolves, I was being fed to the wolves."
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Some women don't age, and Aubrey Plaza is one of them.
The Royal Family’s Press Offices Changed Their Story About Being Contacted By The Producers Of Netflix’s “Harry & Meghan” And Failed To Mention Their Communications With The Company
Spokespersons for Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace claimed they were unable to verify the authenticity of an email from the docuseries’ producers, but neglected to tell reporters that a top royal press official engaged with the company and requested clips from the then-unreleased show.
No Matter How You Feel About Netflix's "Harry & Meghan", These Moments From The Show Are Undeniably Sweet
"The craziest thing is that... I think this love story is only just getting started."
The comedian and filmmaker housed the Sussexes and provided security for them when they first moved to Los Angeles in 2020.
"It became very clear very quickly that goal was not up for discussion or debate. It was terrifying to have my brother scream and shout at me."
Prince Harry Accused Prince William's Press Office Of Planting Negative Stories About Him And Meghan
“To see my brother’s office copy the very same thing that we promised the two of us would never ever do — that was heartbreaking,” Harry said.
Prince Harry Said That The Palace Attached His Name To A Statement Denying Prince William Bullied Him And Meghan Out Of The Royal Family Without Asking His Permission
“Within four hours they're happy to lie to protect my brother, and yet for three years they weren’t willing to tell the truth to protect us.”
24 Deeply Personal Details Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Revealed In Part One Of Their Netflix Documentary
"This is a great love story, and the craziest thing is that I think this love story is only just getting started. You know, she sacrificed everything that she ever knew, the freedom that she had, to join me in my world. And then, pretty soon after that, I ended up sacrificing everything I know to join her in her world."
"They are choosing to share their story, on their terms, and yet, the tabloid media has created an entirely untrue narrative that permeates press coverage and public opinion."
I love texts from a prince, IDK.
Prince Harry Said Members Of The Royal Family Treated Meghan Markle’s Media Harassment As A “Rite Of Passage” And Questioned Why She Should Be Protected
“‘My wife had to go through that, so why should your girlfriend be treated any differently?’”
The decision was made because her niece’s mother, Meghan’s half-sister Samantha Markle, was critical of the royal couple in the media and not invited.
It's royally tricky!
Prince Harry Said The Royal Family Didn’t Think His Relationship With Meghan Markle Would Last Because She Was An Actor
“The fact that I was dating an American actress was probably what clouded their judgment more than anything else at the beginning.”
Trailers For Harry And Meghan’s Netflix Docuseries Use Stock Footage Of Photographers To Show The Couple’s Relationship With The Media, And People Are Calling It Misleading
Though voiceovers feature the Sussexes talking about how they were targeted by the press, clips of aggressive media coverage came from events where they weren’t present.
The images show pictures from their wedding reception, silly selfies, and vacation snaps.
The Sussexes have denied this “false narrative” for years.
“No one sees what's happening behind closed doors,” the Duke of Sussex says in the trailer. “I had to do everything I could to protect my family.”
"It’s been a complicated time, but my husband, ever the optimist, said, 'Now she’s reunited with her husband.'"
“I was surrounded by smart women on that stage with me, but that wasn’t the focus of why we were there and I would end up leaving with this pit in my stomach knowing that I was so much more than what was being objectified on the stage.”
When Princess Diana died in 1997, Queen Elizabeth II faced intense backlash for her lack of response. The British press released papers with headlines including "Show Us You Care." The queen finally spoke up nearly a week later, and said her family was hurt that people thought she was "indifferent" about Diana's death. She even delivered her first live special announcement in over 50 years to pay tribute to Diana.
Margaret Cho And Lisa Ling Talked To Meghan Markle About Asian American Stereotypes — And It's One Of The Most Illuminating Conversations I've Heard All Year
It's so rare for these things to be talked about in such a nuanced way on a mainstream platform.