Things aren’t easing up for the royals.
Things have been tense in the royal family since Prince Harry stepped down, but there’s one thing that’s not making tensions any easier.
A royal expert has revealed that Prince Charles is struggling to get back to normal with Harry because of his own sensitivity and shyness.
Princess Diana’s friend Stewart Pearce has revealed to Us Weekly that Charles’ comments are “just simply categoric observations about how perhaps [some royals’] behavior [were] not always as emotionally intelligent as it could be.”
“For example, Prince Charles is a very, very shy man, a very sensitive and delicate man, but we see his public personality, but in private, he’s immensely sensitive.”
Stewart was a close friend of Princess Diana and worked as a vocal coach to the royal family foe some time. His father also worked for Prince Phillip, so the knows a thing or two about the royals.
Stewart says that Charles’ personality correlates with the recent statements Harry has made, particularly when he said that his father hadn’t spoken to him in a while.
“That’s what Charles does. … He can’t deal with it because of his sensitivity, so he hides. And what Harry’s trying to do is to heal that. Not out of umbrage, not out of anger or revenge or criticism or accusation. … I felt that he was just somebody saying, ‘This is the way that it is, and this is why we want to make change.'”
Harry’s new TV series The Me You Can’t See shows him taking a deep dive into mental health and tells viewers how being bought up in the royal limelight led to his anxiety and depression, especially his father’s contribution.
Harry said in one episode: “My father used to say to me when I was younger, he used to say to William and I, ‘Well, it was like that for me, so it’s gonna be like that for you.’ That doesn’t make sense. Just because you suffered, it doesn’t mean that your kids have to suffer. In fact, quite the opposite. If you suffered, do everything you can to make sure that whatever experiences, negative experiences that you had, you can make it right for your kids.”