Not feeling the brotherly love. Prince William was “fuming” after hearing Prince Harry lay out shocking claims about life in the British royal family, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.
During a lengthy sit-down interview on Sunday, March 7, the 36-year-old Duke of Sussex and his wife, Meghan Markle, detailed their decision to step away from their senior royal roles. “I was trapped, but I didn’t know I was trapped,” Harry revealed. “My father [Prince Charles] and my brother, they are trapped. They don’t get to leave. And I have huge compassion for that.”
Despite his younger brother’s interpretation, William, 38, is proud of his position within the palace as a future heir to the throne. “William is bound by his duty, but doesn’t feel trapped,” the insider tells Us. “That is a label that Harry has unfairly given him.”
Even before Harry and the Suits alum, 39, announced in January 2020 that they were leaving their senior duties behind, reports of tension brewing between the two princes were rampant. Though they had recently taken steps to repair their fractured relationship, the siblings “are currently not speaking” to one another.
“William does not support Harry giving up on the family and running away and absolutely does not support speaking out against the crown,” the insider adds. “There may be no path for a mended…