Us Weekly: Prince Harry Feels Terrible about Hurting the Queen Amid Royal Exit Drama

After months of public and private disputes with the royal family over his departure, Prince Harry is reportedly feeling terrible for the hurt he has caused Queen Elizabeth.

Prince Harry is feeling terrible about his recent actions amid reports of his reconciliation with Queen Elizabeth since his return to England to perform the final leg of his duties as a senior member of the royal family. 

A source told US Weekly that although Harry is still firm in his support for him and his wife, Meghan Markle's decision to leave the royal family, he is worried about how everything has affected the Queen.

Queen Elizabeth, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace as they watched a flypast marking the centenary of the Royal Air Force on July 10, 2018, in London, England | Source: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace as they watched a flypast marking the centenary of the Royal Air Force on July 10, 2018, in London, England | Source: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

Reportedly, the Queen was "hurt" when the couple announced their royal exit on social media before telling the Palace, forcing emergency meetings with the royal family. Revealing Harry's outlook on the drama surrounding his departure, a source said:

"He feels terrible about hurting his grandmother, whom he adores."

Harry and his family have been spending most of their time on Vancouver Island, Canada, since traveling there for what was supposed to be a holiday in November 2019, but now appears to be their new residence in a $14 million mansion.

Amid a rift with his brother, Prince William, there has been speculation that many of Harry's close friends have lost contact with him in recent months.

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This morning, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was christened in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle at an intimate service officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are so happy to share the joy of this day with members of the public who have been incredibly supportive since the birth of their son. They thank you for your kindness in welcoming their first born and celebrating this special moment. Their Royal Highnesses feel fortunate to have enjoyed this day with family and the godparents of Archie. Their son, Archie, was baptised wearing the handmade replica of the royal christening gown which has been worn by royal infants for the last 11 years. The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter. It was subsequently worn for generations of Royal christenings, including The Queen, her children and her grandchildren until 2004, when The Queen commissioned this handmade replica, in order for the fragile historic outfit to be preserved, and for the tradition to continue. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal

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However, reports say Harry has been communicating a lot more in group chats with his inner circle since leaving England. However, he still misses his old stomping ground, a source explained:

"He misses nights out with his boys, polo matches and rugby, and he's really been craving a decent pint. He had to put his wife first, end of story. Even if it's left him feeling a bit isolated."

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Today The Duke of Sussex attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace alongside Her Majesty The Queen and other Members of The Royal Family. The Queen hosts Garden Parties as a means of recognizing guests for the good work they are doing in their communities, a tradition steeped in history and dating back to the 1860s during Queen Victoria’s reign. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended their first official Garden Party as a couple last May at Buckingham Palace just days after their wedding, in celebration of The Prince of Wales’ charity work, patronages and military affiliations. Today, The Duke of Sussex met with several guests including those that he and The Duchess extended a personal invitation to based on their extensive work in the community. His Royal Highness met with a representative of @africanparksnetwork (of which he is President), a mental health consultant for @weareinvictusgames and countless others who are leading by example with high impact cause driven work. The Duke also greeted several representatives of The Duchess’ patronages on her behalf, as she is on maternity leave and was unable to attend. These include members from @themayhew @thenationaltheatre and @smartworkscharity as well as The Association of Commonwealth Universities. Amongst the 8,000 people attending today were Members of the Armed Services, Ambassadors as well as those who have made a positive impact through the arts, charity work and volunteering. Thank you to volunteers, staff and all of those who dedicate their time and energy to working towards the collective good. We appreciate all that you do 👏

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Harry isn't the only one feeling isolated. Apparently, the Queen also has her concerns about her great-grandson Archie, who didn't return for the couple's final trip, the source revealed:

"The queen is heartbroken over the thought of not getting to see her great-grandson. The queen would love to have a relationship with Archie, but it's looking unlikely that will ever happen."

Harry's concern over the Queen's well-being comes days after she invited him for a heart to heart conversation over lunch at Windsor Castle.

It is reported, she expressed her support for his decision to leave and assured him that the door was always open for his return. 

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