A royal expert has said that Prince Harry must remember that “people are watching what you do”, in light of his new “celebrity” status and frequent messages about the environment. In an interview with Express.co.uk, Jonathan Sacerdoti said the public would be wondering if the Duke was “taking seriously” his own messages about the urgency of climate change, after his recent trips on a private jet. Prince Harry came under scrutiny for taking two private flights to attend a charity polo match last week, despite him and Meghan Markle often preaching about efforts to save the environment.
Mr Sacerdoti said: “I think that Prince Harry’s visuals of flying in that private jet to the polo match were definitely problematic for the image that the Sussexes are putting out, because they’re in a tough position.
“They want to set a good example and they want to use their position of fame and celebrity to try and spread positive messages for the world and for the environment and for humanity and society, and encourage people to do good deeds or the right thing about the environment.
“But of course, people don’t just listen to what they say, people also watch what they do and if you set yourself up as a celebrity who also preaches a message to society, you’ve got to remember that people are watching what you do as much as they are listening to what you say.
“When you talk about the urgency of changing human behaviour in order to help combat the problem of manmade climate change, and then…