Prince Harry may pull out of a planned return to the UK in July – after he was “shocked” by the frosty reception he received at Prince Philip’s funeral.
Royal expert Russell Myers claimed the Duke may make an “excuse” not to return for the unveiling of a statue dedicated to his late mother.
He is due to stand alongside brother William for a ceremony in Kensington Palace’s Sunken Garden on July 1 – the date of Diana’s 60th birthday.
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Speaking to talkRADIO, the expert said: “Some quarters of the family did give him a frosty reception and perhaps that did shock him somewhat.”
And he claimed the Duke may use the birth of his second child, a daughter due within weeks, as a “convenient excuse” not to “face the family”.
Radio host Kevin O’Sullivan said he believed Prince Harry looked “very out of sorts” during his stay for the funeral.
“I’m wondering whether he received a very, very cold reception?” he asked.
“I read that some quarters of the royal family literally just blocked him and didn’t even talk to him.
“I think he may have been a bit shocked by the cool reception he got from his family, which begs the question, will he come back for the unveiling of the Diana memorial with his brother in July?
“Or will he pull…