Markle and Harry felt obliged to carry on the interview with Oprah in the wake of Prince Philip’s death. The couple hopes that their relationship will be mended with Charles, Kate, and William. Markle and Harry show regret over the fact that their interview with Oprah Winfrey coincided with the unfortunate and uncalled incidence of Prince Philip’s death. Though they are quite aware of the fact that they have no control over when the interview with Oprah was aired.
The Unfortunate Timings
The couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey knocked on many dark doorways of the Royal family. The interview was aired when Prince Philip was in the hospital counting his last minutes. Even though the interview occurred at the same time Harry’s grandfather passes away, they mentioned that the events were out of their control.
A close source of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reported that the couple “wish things could have been different.” Now, whether they are talking about their relationship with Prince Philip or talking hinting towards the controversies that remain enclosed between the four walls of the palace, is a matter of debate.
A source close to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex told the ‘Heat magazine’ that the couple believes even though the string of incidents were unfortunate and they regret the timing when the interview was aired in the wake of Harry’s grandfather, Prince Philip’s death, they understood the interview with Oprah Winfrey was necessary and they had the do that. Sources informed that Harry did not meet the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip for over a year which followed his decision to leave the Royal family along with his life in the United Kingdom.
The Relationship Between Harry and Prince Philip
Even though they did not meet for quite some time accompanied by some controversial decisions on both sides, it is undeniable that the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke of Sussex had a dear and close bond. Prince Harry was found speaking very highly of his 99-year-old Grandfather in a tell-all discussion with the US presenter.