More revelations from Prince Harry's upcoming memoir, Spare, showed that he and his brother pleaded with their father King Charles not to go through with his second marriage. Back in 2005, the former Prince Charles married longtime lover, Queen Consort Camilla, formerly Camilla Parker Bowles, years after his ex-wife Princess Diana tragically passed away.
Prince Harry Shares A Shocking Revelation About His Father's Second Marriage
Prince Harry On His Dad's Second Marriage
For a while now, Prince Harry has been making headlines for the buszz surrounding his soon-to-be-relased memoir, Spare. From details of his personal life with his wife Meghan Markle to the claims of the issues in his family, fans and royal watchers have had a field day getting the tidbits from the book. The latest scoop has to do with his dad's 2005 marriage to Queen Consort Camilla, and the backstory to it.
The Duke of Sussex revealed how his father was hellbent on tying the knot with Camilla despite his children's pleas. The excerpt from the Spanish language version of Prince Harry's book read:
"In spite of Willy and I begging him not to, my father proceeded with his plan. We shook him by the hand and wished him all the best without hard feelings."
They Resigned To Fate
Harry penned that he and William later realized that their father would eventually end up with "the woman he always loved., the woman that fate had in store for him from the beginning."
The Duke Of Sussex relayed that his dad married his stepmom despite the late Queen Elizabeth II's objection. He noted that she also grudgingly accepted King Charles's request.
Queen Consort Camilla and King Chares because man and wife years after their scandalous love life reigned supreme in the media. They tied the knot in a town hall ceremony in Windsor.
King Charles And Queen Consort Camilla Had A History
Before ending up in holy matrimony, Charles and Camilla went from friends to lovers, friends again, and secret lovers. Even after they married different people, they kept close contact and this begged for scrutiny. His relationship with Camilla caused a deep rift in his marriage to the late Princess Diana and it all culminated in their 1996 divorce. The latter would later pass on the following year after a ghastly accident in Paris.
Harry Also Documented Details of His Mom's Funeral
Per E! News, he revealed in the book that the aftermath of his mom's death ushered in a whole new reality that was jarring. Harry made it known that Charles "did not hug" him as he shared the sad news. The British royal was only 12 years old at the time, but the memory was forever etched. Harry made it known that he did not shed a tear
Harry Made Some Claims About William
While their childhood seemed to have been characterized by a close-knit relationship between them, Harry and William have grown apart as adults, each choosing his own path. Many believe that the brothers started warring after Harry made his intentions known about Markle. In the book set to be released on January 10, he claimed to have had a huge brawl with his brother over her. The book documented how the brothers had an argument in which William allegedly referred to Markle as "rude," "difficult" and "abrasive." He described how the situation escalated:
"He grabbed me by the collar, ripping my necklace, and he knocked me to the floor. I landed on the dog's bowl, which cracked under my back, the pieces cutting into me. I lay there for a moment, dazed, then got to my feet and told him to get out."
More Bombshells From Harry's Upcoming Book
While the body of work is yet to hit bookshelves, and online stores, there have been some eye-opening details sending fans into a frenzy. One of his was Harry penning that he tried cocaine for the first at 17. The 38-year-old relayed that he had been at Eton and was offered a line. He recalled that it did not make him happy, but he felt different. Harry described himself as a 17-year-old ready to try anything that 'altered the pre-established order."
'The Heir' And 'The Spare'
The title of Harry's book alludes to his position in the British royal family, regarding the throne. The remake about him being the spare was reportedly made after his birth. Harry wrote that he was 20 years old when he learned what his father had said to his mother when he was born. According to him, King Charles had told Diana she did her job by giving him "an heir and "a spare."