Tom Bradby, who famously asked Meghan Markle if she was OK in the 2019 ITV documentary Harry & Meghan: An African Journey, revealed that the rift between Princess Diana’s sons still hasn’t been healed.
“It used to be quite a straightforward thing, right, because they weren’t arguing and life was simple,” Bradby, 54, told the U.K.’s The Times on Saturday, May 8. “And then it just slowly descended into something that was difficult — personally and publicly — really over the past year and a half.”
Bradby added that he felt Harry, 36, and William, 38, chatting at Prince Philip‘s funeral in April was a good sign. Royal expert Robert Jobson, author of the forthcoming book Prince Philip’s Century 1921-2021: The Extraordinary Life of the Duke of Edinburgh, agreed when he spoke to Us Weekly earlier this month.
“I do think they did actually talk, and if there was a rebuilding of their relationship — well, it was a baby step, and that’s fine,” Jobson told Us after Harry returned home to California. “Ultimately, Harry was only there to pay his last respects to his grandfather, who was a great man, and whether or not there was a rebuilding between William and Harry … that’s going to show over time.”
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