“I feel really let down.”
With those five words, Prince Harry revealed to the world that it was his relationship with Prince Charles that had suffered the most in the fallout of the couple’s decision to step away from the royal family.
In his sit-down with Oprah, the Duke of Sussex said he had felt that way because his father had “been through something similar” and he had perhaps wanted a little more from a man who “knows what pain feels like”.
“I will always love him but there’s a lot of hurt that’s happened,” he said.
It was an unexpectedly emotional glimpse into the typically stoic dynamics of the British royal family, who live by the mantra “never complain, never explain”.
But the relationship between Prince Charles and Harry was complicated even before his son was born.
According to Harry’s mother Diana, her husband yearned for their second child to be a girl and claimed he was disappointed to find out it was a baby boy. After that,…