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Harry ‘clearly numb and regretful’ and may never want UK return, author claims
May 3, 2023
Prince Harry appeared "numb and regretful" as though he may never want to return to the UK return, according to an expert.
When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a bombshell tell-all interview in 2021, Harry cut a figure practically unrecognisable to that of the cheerful one royal fans were previously accustom to.
His mannerisms and confessions alike left Duncan Larcombe, author of Prince Harry: The Inside Story, believing he'd "regret that interview – and maybe his decision to leave the Royal Family."
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The author, who spent ten years as a royal editor, told Closer magazine that the prince appears "nostalgic for his old life".
He said the Duke has a history of being "hot-headed" and used the bombshell US chat to air frustrations from his wife's experience with the Royal Family.
The expert said: "After returning home, I've no doubt he's been feeling embarrassed, regretful and awkward.
"He's now facing the consequences. I believe he'll regret that interview – and maybe his decision to leave the Royal Family."
He added: “I’ve heard Harry was feeling numb heading back to LA.
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"You could see in his face at the funeral that he was torn. He didn’t think he’d have to face his family so soon – and when he did, he had mixed emotions."
It comes after Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle's tell-all chat with Oprah Winfrey sent shockwaves through Buckingham Palace.
Meghan, 39, there were "concerns and conversations" about "how dark" son Archie's skin would be when he was born.
She also revealed she had felt suicidal and "didn't want to be alive anymore" after joining the royals.
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