Would Meghan Markle have a bad influence on Prince Harry? Some Britons or observers of the royal family are convinced of this. For them, there is no doubt: the youngest son of Charles III and Lady Di would not have decided to distance himself from his family if he were not manipulated by his wife. “Whether completely under his controlsome people say he isbut I can’t say the same honestly”for his part underlined Ken Wharfe, a former bodyguard of Princess Diana having known Prince Harry as a child. Questioned by Mark Dolan, of the British television channel GBNews, the latter nevertheless believes that “something don’t turn round in this relationship”.
“If you look up to the moment of his wedding, Harry was the joker on duty. Member the most popular of the royal family. Even more popular at the time than Her Majesty the Queen”, he recalled. He pursues : “Then, suddenlyhis and Meghan’s popularity has plummeted to levels no one could have imagined.”He doesn’t seem happy to me“added the security guard who provided personal protection for the late Princess of Wales from 1988 to 1993.
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“You will be king one day and I won’t”
Prince Harry was 3 years old and his older brother 5 when Ken Wharfe started working for their mother. According to him, there is no doubt that the two children knew who they were and what was their role in the society. He does not adhere to the idea, defended by the Duke of Sussex himself in his autobiography, according to which the latter suffered from his position as a cadet but above all substitute of the heir to the British throne. To illustrate his point, the bodyguard notably remembered an incident during which the two young princes were arguing in the back of a car driven by Diana: Harry, already well aware of his freedom and his luck, would then have leaned towards William and said to him: “It’s good for you, you will be king one day and not meSo I can do whatever I want.” “The fact is that that’s exactly what he’s doing now“concluded Ken Wharfe.
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