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Us Weekly: Prince Harry Thinks People Try to Drive a Wedge between Him and Prince William

Lois Oladejo
Nov 30, 2020
08:40 P.M.

Prince Harry thinks people are intentionally trying to cause a rift between him and his older brother Prince William amid Princess Diana's BBC Investigation.

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For years, there have been speculations of a rift between British royals Prince William and Prince Harry. Prince Harry thinks people are trying to drive a wedge between him and his brother.

Amid BBC's investigation into a '90s interview with Princess Diana, Prince Harry is displeased with the deliberate attempts of people to put him at loggerheads with Prince William.

Prince William and Prince Harry on October 10, 2018 at St James' Palace in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

Prince William and Prince Harry on October 10, 2018 at St James' Palace in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

According to reports, Prince Harry has not given a public comment on the Panorama interview his late mother, Princess Diana, gave 25 years ago.

His silence has attracted criticism from many. Sources close to the Prince revealed that he feels people are not seeing the investigation as a drive for truth but as a means to drive a wedge between him and Prince William.

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Prince Harry and Prince William at the centenary of the Royal Air Force on July 10, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Prince William at the centenary of the Royal Air Force on July 10, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry has been expected to comment on journalist Martin Bashir's allegedly unethical tactics to secure Princess Diana's 1995 Panorama interview.

According to reports, 36-year-old Prince Harry closely follows the investigation and is aware of everything going on with the inquiry.

Lacey reveals that the brothers who once shared a close bond growing up have become torn apart in recent times

Princess Diana giving a speech at the Eating Disorders 93 Conference in Kensington, West London on April 27, 1993 | Photo: Getty Images

Princess Diana giving a speech at the Eating Disorders 93 Conference in Kensington, West London on April 27, 1993 | Photo: Getty Images

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Prince William, on his part, has addressed the investigation into the interview and called it a step in the right direction. Prince William believes that the inquiry would help establish the actions that led to the interview and the decisions taken by those at BBC at the time.

In the Panorama interview, Princess Diana gave a detailed insight into her marriage to Prince Charles and other royal family affairs to journalist Martin Bashir on live television.

Prince William and Kate Middleton on October 18, 2017 at The London Stadium in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

Prince William and Kate Middleton on October 18, 2017 at The London Stadium in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

The interview took place three years after Princess Diana and Prince Charles had separated and shortly before their impending divorce.

Princess Diana said she was not trying to get back at Prince Charles by talking about their marriage and revealing the episodes of unfaithfulness that took place from both parties.

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Princess Diana, Prince Harry, and Prince William at Eton in September 1995 | Photo: Getty Images

Princess Diana, Prince Harry, and Prince William at Eton in September 1995 | Photo: Getty Images

According to reports, shortly after the interview, the Queen reportedly sent letters to the Prince and Princess of Wales, advising them to divorce. In a matter of weeks, their marriage was legally over.

After the interview, there have been reports of unethical tactics by Martin Bashir to get Princess Diana to speak at the interview leading to an independent investigation into the background of the interview.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on October 2, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on October 2, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. | Photo: Getty Images

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Prince Harry's decision not to comment on the inquiry has led many to reflect on the speculations of a rift between him and his brother Prince William.

According to royal historian Robert Lacey, the tension between Prince Harry and Prince William existed before Prince Harry's romance with Megan Markle, but her arrival did worsen it.

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Lacey also claimed that both brothers had been damaged by their upbringing, especially the loss of their mother. Lacey reveals that the brothers who once shared a close bond growing up have become torn apart in recent times.

According to reports, Prince William once said to close friends that he was not going to be there for his brother Prince Harry like he used to following Prince Harry's rift with the royal family.

Since distancing themselves from the Royal family, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have lived in the United States and continued in charity works in hopes of keeping the legacy of Princess Diana alive. Fans of the royal family would be hoping that the brothers can resolve their perceived differences in time.

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