The Queen left Prince Harry ‘terribly upset’ after removing a photograph of him from her Christmas broadcast, a new royal book has claimed.
The Queen’s relationship with Prince Harry was reportedly damaged by her alleged decision to erase him from her Christmas speech in 2019, according to a new royal book.
In ‘Brothers And Wives: Inside The Private Lives of William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan’, bestselling author Christopher Anderson claims that Her Majesty instructed a royal aide to remove a photograph of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their baby, Archie, from the frame of the annual television address in retaliation to their refusal to spend the holidays in the UK.
It’s no secret that Harry broke royal tradition in December 2019 by ditching the Sandringham House Christmas banquet for lowkey celebrations in Canada with Meghan and her mother, Doria Ragland. The snub reportedly didn’t go unnoticed by the 95-year-old monarch, who is understood to have clapped back at her grandson in her own subtle way.
Anderson’s book quotes a source who claims that the Queen “looked over the tables where the photographs she had so lovingly selected were arranged” and singled out the Sussex couple to say “I suppose we don’t need that one”.
A still from the Christmas speech in question shows that, while portraits of the Cambridges and Prince Charles and Camilla Parker…