Prince Charles returned to public duties Tuesday morning — regardless of studies that his son’s explosive Oprah Winfrey interview has left him in a “state of despair.”
The Prince of Wales chuckled when he was asked if he had seen the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, during a visit to a pop-up vaccination centre.
Charles was questioned by the media as he made his first public appearance since Meghan and Harry’s devastating claim an un-named member of the royal family made a racist comment about their son.
Charles was the topic of a few of his son’s most personal attacks, with Harry saying he felt “actually let down” by his dad however hoping the 2 might someday “heal that relationship.”
One in all Charles’ mates informed Vainness Truthful that the interview has left him in a “state of despair.”
“For Prince Harry to say that he felt let down by his father should have been a tough factor to say and onerous for Charles to listen to,” royal creator Sarah Gristwood informed the journal.
Gristwood added, “It’s hard to know if Harry is aware of the damage this has done. Did he actually intend to cast this damaging light on his father and his family? We don’t know.”
Harry, for his part, promised to continue working to “heal” his relationship with his father. “At the same time, of course, I will always love him,” he told Oprah. “But there’s a lot of hurt that’s happened, and I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try and heal that relationship.”
Also, ahead of Meghan and Harry’s interview, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were already feeling “appalled,” Us Weekly reported. The insider told the magazine, “It’s just beyond the pale for William and Kate, especially in light of the dreadful timing with [Prince] Philip in the hospital. They are utterly aghast.”
“William is devastated by this interview,” Nicholl said. “Don’t forget that the Duchess of Cambridge is being dragged into this whole saga and William will hate that.”
The royal household is alleged to have held disaster talks over the interview however had but to touch upon it when Charles appeared Tuesday.