Prince Harry can no longer 'lean back on' the Royal Family, old pal claims
12.02.2024 - 13:03
Prince Harry can no longer "rely" on his family due to his strained relationship with the Royal Family according to one of his former pals.
The Duke of Sussex and his wife Meghan Markle made their dramatic exit from the Firm back in 2020 and have since opened up about their time as senior royals.
During their explosive Netflix docuseries, titled Harry & Meghan, the couple made a series of shocking allegations against Harry's relatives.
The duke detailed the intense breakdown of his relationship with his estranged elder brother, Prince William, and also took aim at his father King Charles.
A former friend of Harry's has now suggested that he no longer has any family to "lean back on" after his unforgivable claims, the Mirror reports.
Edward Charles Featherstone, a pseudonym chosen by one of Harry's former polo playing pals, told The Mirror: "I think not having a close connection to your parents for whatever reason, whether you are royalty as in the case of William and Harry, or if you've lost a parent as did William and Harry, if your father is the future King of England, all of those things creates an independence."
Edward, who published his memoir titled The Rude Beginning last month, said that this would have meant that Harry doesn't have "the bosom of [his] family to kind of lean back on, to rely on."
He also suggested that his uncomfortable relationship with the royals is likely to have been "very difficult" for Harry.
The Duke of Sussex appears to be trying to make amends with his family after he rushed to London from Los Angeles last week to see his father following the news of his cancer diagnosis.
Harry is said to have sat down for a 30 minute chat with King Charles during his fleeting visit which is believed to be their