Prince Harry’s book: What will it reveal, and could the memoir destroy the relationship with the royal family?

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Prince Harry He wrote a memoir that was due for release this year, covering the many unique situations he faced as the youngest son of King Charles III, who recently ascended the throne following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday after 70 years of service.

The Duke of Sussex announced in 2021 that he had signed a deal with Penguin Random House to publish a book that covers a “direct account” of his life that is “completely accurate and honest”.

Initially, his world book was initially scheduled to be released in late 2022 as part of a four-part book deal reported with the publishing giant. but with The death of the queenIt may be pushed back to the new year, although an official release date hasn’t been announced yet.

The exact details of Harry’s memoir remain unclear, but he follows in the footsteps of a few famous royals who have already opened up about life in the monarchy, and the difficulties of living in the public eye, including his late mother Princess Diana, Sarah. Ferguson who divorced Prince Andrew and even the newly appointed King Charles III.

King Charles III receives Queen Elizabeth II coffee at Buckingham Palace in London

Prince Harry (pictured in 2021) is due to release a memoir this year.  It is unclear whether his book will cause a rift in his relationship with the royal family.

Prince Harry (pictured in 2021) is due to release a memoir this year. It is unclear whether his book will cause a rift in his relationship with the royal family.
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“I am writing this not as the prince I was born but as the man I have become,” Harry said in a statement. “I’ve worn many hats over the years, literally and figuratively, and I hope that telling my story—the highs and lows, the mistakes, the lessons learned—can help show that no matter where we come from, we have more in common than we think.”

Harry said a portion of the proceeds from the book will be donated to charities, though he did not specify which organization he would contribute to. Founding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Archewell Foundation Soon after they get out of their royal responsibilities.

“I am so grateful for the opportunity to share what I have learned over the course of my life thus far and excited for people to read a first-hand account of my life that is completely accurate and truthful,” he said.

“Prince Harry has harnessed his extraordinary life experience as a prince, soldier and knowledgeable advocate for social causes, establishing himself as a world leader known for his courage and openness. That is why we are excited to share his honesty and touching story,” said Markus Dohley, CEO of Penguin Random House.

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became Megan The Duchess of Sussex After marrying Harry in May 2018 at Windsor Castle. They welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in 2019. Daughter of Lillipet Born in June 2021.

A Sixth Page source recently told that the book’s delay may be due in part to its content. “I’ve heard Harry has some truth bombs in his book discussing whether or not they should be included,” an insider revealed.

Kate Middleton and Prince William were much less affectionate with each other while greeting crowds outside Windsor Castle than Harry and Meghan, according to a body language expert.

Kate Middleton and Prince William were much less affectionate with each other while greeting crowds outside Windsor Castle than Harry and Meghan, according to a body language expert.
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Oprah Winfrey interviewed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a private meeting in 2021 where they revealed their struggles with royal life.

Oprah Winfrey interviewed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a private meeting in 2021 where they revealed their struggles with royal life.
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‘Truth bombs’ are nothing new to Harry and Meghan. In 2020, they left their royal duties due to what they described as British media interference and their racist behavior towards their families. Meghan has revealed that she felt suicidal before they decided to leave England and return to her hometown of California, and Harry admitted there was tension with his father over his decision not only to walk away from his royal responsibilities, but also because of his marriage to the royal family. ethnic representative.

“There’s a lot to work through,” Harry told Oprah Winfrey during an interview published last year. “I’m really frustrated. He’s been through something similar. He knows what the pain feels like. And Archie is his grandson. I’ll always love him, but there’s so much hurt that has gone in.”

King Charles III awaits Queen Elizabeth II’s bag with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Buckingham Palace

Harry felt “trapped” in royal life, and said his family cut him off financially as well as depriving him of any form of security after more than three decades of private assistance.

“I was trapped, but I didn’t know I was trapped,” said Harry. My father and brother are trapped.

His feelings about the lifestyle reflected those shared by his late mother, Princess Diana, who died on August 31, 1997 in a car crash in Paris. She was known as the “People’s Princess” despite her disdain for the press and life in the spotlight, with the paparazzi eventually chasing her to death.

The late Princess Andrew Morton revealed in a 1992 biography, “Diana, Her True Story – In Her Own Words” that all was not well in her world, which was once described as a “fairy tale” where she had a prince to a husband and two full sons. .

Diana, Princess of Wales with her son Prince Harry during a holiday with the Spanish royal family at Marivent Palace in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August 1987.

Diana, Princess of Wales with her son Prince Harry during a holiday with the Spanish royal family at Marivent Palace in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August 1987.
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Princess Diana's full name was Diana Frances Spencer.  She died on August 31, 1997, after a car crash in Paris.

Princess Diana’s full name was Diana Frances Spencer. She died on August 31, 1997, after a car crash in Paris.
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Charles claimed in his 1994 autobiography that he was forced to marry Princess Diana (seen in 1991) by his late father, Prince Philip.

Charles claimed in his 1994 autobiography that he was forced to marry Princess Diana (seen in 1991) by his late father, Prince Philip.
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Diana was actually very unhappy as a member of the royal family and felt like a prisoner in a castle. She made multiple suicide attempts and revealed that she had an eating disorder.

“Her friends and other acquaintances asserted that behind the public smiles and mesmerizing image was a lonely and unhappy young woman who had endured a loveless marriage, whom the Queen and the rest of the royal family viewed as an outsider, often at odds with the purposes and goals of the monarchy,” said the excerpt. from the book.

The palace warned her not to cooperate with Morton on the book, but she remained involved, and the autobiography was published in May 1992. Diana separated from Charles later that year amid a host of allegations against him, including an extramarital affair with Camilla Parker Bowles.

During an interview with the BBC in 1995, Diana said that her relationship with Charles was difficult and referred to his simultaneous romance with Camilla. She said, “Well, there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded.”

Charles and Diana’s divorce was finalized on August 28, 1996. The Queen reportedly wanted Diana to retain the title of “Her Royal Highness”, but Charles insisted that the name be deleted. She was still called the “Princess of Wales” as the mother of two princes, until her death a year later on August 31.

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King Charles III is also not listed as the author of the 1994 book The Prince of Wales: A Biography, but he co-authored the book with Jonathan Dimbleby, who claimed that his marriage to the late Princess Diana was forced by his late father into his marriage to Princess Diana. Prince Philip.

Sarah Ferguson, who has been married to Prince Andrew for nearly a decade, released “My Story” in 1997, which chronicled “the frustrations, humiliations, and occasional joys of her life as Windsor” shortly after the termination of her marriage to King Charles III. little brother.

She told Oprah in 1996 that life within the royal family was not a “fairy tale”, and claimed that “the British press at the moment is utterly cruel, abusive and very invasive.”

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York and Prince Andrew, Duke of York standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace and waving at their wedding on July 23, 1986 in London, England.  They separated after 10 years.

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York and Prince Andrew, Duke of York standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace and waving at their wedding on July 23, 1986 in London, England. They separated after 10 years.
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Andrew, Duke of York watch a flight from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping The Color in 2019. Andrew has largely stayed out of the public since his alleged involvement in a sexual assault scandal.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Andrew, Duke of York watch a flight from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping The Color in 2019. Andrew has largely stayed out of the public since his alleged involvement in a sexual assault scandal.
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She said at the time, “She didn’t marry the fairy tale, she married a man.” “You fell in love and married a man, and then you have to come to terms with fairy tales. Now that’s not a fairy tale, it’s real life.”

In her second book, Finding Sarah: A Duchess’ Journey to Find Herself, she revealed that she never knew the cause of the feud with her ex-boyfriend, Princess Diana, but said “as soon as Diana got something in her head, it stopped there for a while”.

Ferguson, who has been dubbed “Fergie”, has been left out of invitations to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and is missing from the royal family’s website even though he has two daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, with her ex-husband.

She also continues to live with Prince Andrew at the Royal Lodge, and talks about him “glowingly” even as he continues to grapple with a sexual assault scandal after Virigina Giuffre sued Andrew in 2021 alleging he assaulted her at the behest of Jeffrey Epstein. A settlement agreement was reached in February 2022.

“He has joined them now queen dogsShannon Felton Spence, a former British public affairs official and royal expert, told Fox News Digital. She constantly talks about how she got the best looking prince. They have maintained a very close relationship.”

“The Yorks are, by all accounts, a very close-knit family,” Spence explained. “A true unity. The Epstein scandal would be very difficult, especially for his two daughters, Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice, and while they were starting their families. I imagine the Duchess’ primary concerns were with her daughters and grandchildren through it all.”

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For her part, Megan became an author in 2021 when she released her first children’s book, The Bench. The story, drawn by Christian Robinson, is inspired by Harry’s close relationship with their son Archie, as seen through the mother’s eye.

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