According to The Guardian, Prince Harry has accused his brother William of physically assaulting him during an argument with his wife Meghan Markle in 2019.
UK newspaper claims to have seen an advance copy of Prince Harry’s much-anticipated memoir, Spare, in which Harry, Duke of Sussex allegedly accuses his brother William, Prince of Wales, of knocking him to the floor during an argument Gave.
The alleged scuffle followed a conversation between the two brothers, during which William, According to The Guardian, the heir to the British throne, Markle has been called “difficult”, “rude” and “abrasive”.
The confrontation escalated until William “grabbed me by the collar, tore off my necklace, and … wrestled me to the floor,” The Guardian reported.
CNN has requested an advance copy of the book from publisher Penguin Random House, but has not received a response. A spokeswoman for Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace and the Sussexes declined CNN’s request for comment on the alleged feud.
The Guardian article focuses on the alleged physical altercation between the brothers, but describes the entirety of the book as containing “a remarkable amount of detail”.
The article reports Harry’s version of events, in which William arrives at Kensington Palace grounds at Harry and Meghan’s then-home, Nottingham Cottage, reportedly to discuss the “complete rolling catastrophe” of their relationship and the conflict with the press. For.
Harry alleges that William attacked her when she offered him water and attempted to defuse the heated verbal exchange, according to The Guardian.
Harry is quoted in the article: “He put the water down, told me another name, then came to me. It all happened very quickly. Very quickly. He grabbed me by the collar, tore off my necklace, and he slammed to the floor. I tripped over the dog bowl, which exploded under my back, shards cutting into me. I lay there for a moment, dazed, then rose to my feet and let it out. Said for
The article states that Harry states in the book that William urged him to hit back, but that he refused to do so. According to the Guardian article quoted in the book, William left, but later returned, “looking remorseful” and apologised.
Spare is scheduled to release on January 10.
Since their wedding in 2018, Harry and Meghan’s relationship has been under intense media scrutiny, with a particular focus on the Duchess of Sussex.
In a recent Netflix documentary, Harry blamed the media for putting undue stress on his Meghan, which led to her miscarriage and suicidal thoughts.
The couple said the unrelenting media coverage eventually caused them to give up on acting as members of the royal family.
Harry admitted in the six-part documentary that he didn’t deal with Meghan’s deteriorating mental health “particularly well” at first.
“I knew she was struggling; We were both struggling, but I never thought it would get to that point. The fact that I felt angry and ashamed at that stage,” said Harry, “I dealt with it as institutionalized Harry as opposed to husband Harry.”
Meghan said she wanted to go somewhere to seek help, but claimed she was not allowed to because of concerns about how the institution would be viewed, without specifying who she thought it was. She made similar comments in her explosive 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey.
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