Did Prince Harry’s Royal Exit Bring Prince Charles and Prince William Closer Together?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Prince Charles and Prince William after the Duke attempted and failed to throw a basket ball into the hoop, during a visit to the defence medical rehabilitation centre

After the mud has settled from Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry’s exit from the royal household, loads of consideration has been given to how Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have been dealing with the transition. One royal professional believes that now that Megxit is behind them, there are indicators that Prince Charles and Prince William have gotten nearer after the household drama.

Prince Charles and Prince William after the Duke attempted and failed to throw a basket ball into the hoop, during a visit to the defence medical rehabilitation centre
Prince Charles and Prince William | Richard Pohle – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan felt that leaving was their solely
possibility

In January, Prince Harry and Meghan dropped a bombshell after they introduced they wished to “step back” from their royal duties. The choice, Prince Harry later revealed, was fastidiously thought-about, because the Sussexes didn’t really feel like that they had some other choices to keep away from the fixed media scrutiny.

Prince Harry famous throughout a January speech: “The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly. It was so many months of talks after so many years of challenges. And I know I haven’t always gotten it right, but as far as this goes, there really was no other option.”

Prince William and Kate could have some further work on their plates

With the Sussexes out of the royal image there’s some
concern that the Cambridges should step in and do extra work. They’ve had a
busy begin to 2020 although it’s unclear whether or not that has a lot to do with Prince
Harry and Meghan leaving.

“Harry and Meghan deciding to up sticks and leave without any thought about how it could affect them is pretty selfish,” a palace supply instructed The Mirror.

The insider added: “If the Sussexes are only here half the year then it will fall to William and Kate to pick up the slack with more engagements, more pressure, and that has not even been considered.”

Has the exit drama introduced Prince William and Prince Charles nearer collectively?

Those keeping track of all issues royal imagine that Prince Harry’s departure would possibly make Prince William and Prince Charles nearer, with a latest engagement displaying some hints that the 2 are bonding extra.

Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, and Kate attended their first royal engagement collectively since 2011 and by all appearances, they appeared very completely happy throughout their go to to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre.

Prince William joked: “When there’s 4 of us it’s a
nightmare!” and Prince Charles responded: “There’s too many of us!”

According to royal commentator Ingrid Seward, she believes this light-hearted change could possibly be telling of a bond the daddy and son are strengthening. “Harry’s departure from royal life has definitely brought the two of them much closer together,” she instructed OK! Magazine.

Seward additional famous that, in discussing the way forward for the royal household after Prince Harry and Meghan’s departure, “They’ve had something in common to talk about.”

“Charles has been extremely supportive of William in latest
weeks as a result of he has so much happening now and their mutual respect for one
one other has grown immensely,” Seward added.

Seward additional believes that this familial shakeup has
shifted the main focus for Prince Charles. “I believe shedding Harry the way in which he has will
have inspired Charles to deal with William,” Seward defined.

She continued: “Charles tends to jam-pack his diary but he’s now making a real effort to pencil in time for William and will also hope to make time to see more of his grandchildren.”

The father and son having a joke collectively throughout their royal engagement, Seward believes, exhibits that “Charles and William share a great sense of humor.” She added: “They were joshing in the same kind of way as William and Harry would have done in the past — I expect Harry would have been tipping up the wheelchair!,”

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