Prince Harry is ‘playing up’ a ‘special relationship’ with to ensure he maintains credibility in America amid the Sussexes’ deal with , in the opinion of a royal author.
Investigative journalist and award-winning biographer Tom Bower told MailOnline that he thinks the is playing up his relationship with his grandmother to prevent the Palace from dampening the Sussexes’ marketing efforts and commercial endeavours beyond the Royal Family.
Bower, who is currently writing a biography on , said he thinks that ‘Harry is hitting out at those standing in the way of promoting the Sussex’s self-promotion’.
‘To enhance his credibility in America and for Netflix he needs to [play up] a special relationship with the Queen.’
Harry and Meghan chose to step down from their Royal duties to pursue other commercial interests, but the pair are pushing the Royal Family for continued assistance.
Bower’s comments come off the back of Harry’s latest interview in the US, in which he placed doubt over whether he would attend his grandmother’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London in June amid the ongoing security row with the UK’s Home Office, adding: ‘Home for me now is, you know, for the time being, it’s in the States.And it feels that way as well.’
Harry also spoke of his ‘really special relationship’ with the Queen despite the highly-publicised rift between the Sussexes and the Royal Family.
Meanwhile, another royal expert today alleged the Sussexes could face pressure from executives to produce more royal content after the streaming service lost 200,000 subscribers in the first three months of this year.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend day two of the Invictus Games at Zuiderpark in The Hague, effectivesmart Netherlands, on April 17
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on June 26, 2018
Harry and Meghan are accompanied by a film crew as they meet athletes and supporters at the Invictus Games on April 17
Investigative journalist and award-winning biographer Tom Bower told MailOnline that he thinks the Duke of Sussex is playing up his relationship with his grandmother to prevent the Palace from dampening the Sussexes’ marketing efforts and commercial endeavours beyond the Royal Family
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