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Prince William 'hates' Harry and Meghan and feels 'utterly betrayed', says friend

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A friend of Prince William told The Daily Beast that the prince feels “utterly betrayed” by Prince Harry’s new book Save, and “hates” Harry and Meghan due to the highly personal nature of the attacks they unleashed on him and his wife Kate Middleton.

After a day of sensational leaks and book headlines, the friend said he believed it was now completely impossible for the relationship to heal and said that while they believed Harry and Meghan would still be invited to the coronation of King Charles and Queen Camilla, they they suspected that William would insist that they be relegated to the ‘cheap places’.

The friend said, “If they decided not to show their face, no one would regret their absence.”

The friend added, “It is impossible to exaggerate the extent of [William’s] contempt for Harry and Meghan now. He absolutely hates them and can’t believe Harry would do this to him and Kate. He feels utterly betrayed and deeply saddened by everything that has happened. There will be no way back after this.

“What is so sad is that this was a close-knit family. Harry blew it all up. For what? He literally turned his entire family against him.”

The friend said he had no information about the details of the alleged physical attack on Harry by William, first leaked to the Guardianwhich resulted in Harry falling to the floor and breaking a dog bowl, but said, “Hardly sounds like a violent attack.”

Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace have not responded to the allegations and are not expected to do so.

The book brought a series of shocking revelations after it accidentally went on sale in Spain on Thursday, five days before its publication date, including allegations that Harry and William wanted the inquest into Diana’s death reopened. .

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the Christmas Day service at St Mary Magdalene Church on Sandringham Estate on Dec. 2018 in King’s Lynn, England.

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According to some translations of the Spanish text, Harry calls the conclusion that the accident was caused solely by a drunk driver “simplistic and preposterous” and asks “Why did those paparazzi get away so lightly? Why weren’t they in prison? Who had sent them? And why weren’t these people in jail too? What other reason could there be other than corruption and cover-ups being the order of the day?”

The series of revelations includes a confrontation that followed Meghan telling Kate she had “baby brain”, which ended with Meghan telling William not to point the finger in her face. Harry also accused Queen Consort Camilla of “a long-term strategy” of conspiring to marry her father King Charles and become queen, and Charles himself begging his children not to make his “final years a misery”. “.

In the memoir, Harry says William and Kate encouraged him to wear the Nazi uniform that caused such a furor in 2005. Harry also writes that he lost his virginity in a field behind a pub. According to a translation published on the Sky News website, Harry described his partner as “an older lady, who loved horses very much and treated me like a young stallion… one of my mistakes was letting it happen in a field, right behind a busy pub. No doubt someone saw us.

The Daily Beast has learned from friends of Harry’s family that the pub in question is a legendary, now closed, inn in the Cotswolds where the “bright bunch” used to go after hunting, called The Tunnel House Inn – and known locally as the Tunnel.

Harry and Meghan look desperate. The palace can let the storm pass for a while.

Mark Borkowski

Publicist, author and crisis consultant Mark Borkowski told The Daily Beast: “I doubt the Palace will say anything, and if they do, it won’t be until all the interviews are over and the book is actually published. If they do comment, it will be elegant along the lines of the “memories may vary” statement published after Oprah’s interview.

“They don’t have to say anything and the strategy at the moment is to say nothing, to leave Harry without oxygen. I think most people are feeling like we’ve had enough, and the wound’s endless weaponry is getting repetitive now. Harry and Meghan look desperate. The palace can let the storm pass for a while.

Borkowski said he was horrified by Harry’s decision to say he had killed 25 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

“It’s absolutely idiotic. Salman Rushdie was almost killed in Boston the other day. The trend is very bad in Pakistan and Afghanistan. I don’t believe, after all the representations he’s made about his safety, that he could do something so stupid and put his entire family at risk for publicity. Your great-uncle was killed by the IRA for crying out loud, and he does this? He is so crazy.

As well as possible additional reveals from the memoir, Harry will also be giving interviews – starting Sunday – with British TV anchor Tom Bradby, Anderson Cooper on 60 minutes. THEother confirmed interviews with Michael Strahan at good morning americaand Stephen Colbert in The Last Show will follow.