King Charles and Camilla have shared their best wishes with the Princess of Wales as she marks her 41st birthday today – as Prince Harry released a series of bombshell interviews overnight.
The Duke of Sussex, 38, sat down with Tom Bradby for a primetime television interview as part of a publicity blitz for his controversial memoir Spare before joining Anderson Cooper for a shocking interview on CBS.
In a series of bombshells twisting the knife on his closest family members, Harry claimed the royals sought to protect their own reputation ‘to the detriment’ of him and Meghan and that they were ‘complicit’ in their ‘pain and suffering’.
As the world was left reeling over the interviews this morning, the official Royal Family’s social media channels shared a birthday wish for the Princess, posting: ‘Wishing the Princess of Wales a very happy birthday.’
King Charles and Camilla have shared their best wishes with the Princess of Wales as she marks her 41st birthday today – as Prince Harry released a series of bombshell interviews overnight
Meanwhile royal fans were also quick to share their birthday messages with the Princess of Wales, posting a host of supportive tweets online.
One commented: ‘I can’t believe Harry is doing this to Kate on the eve of her birthday…’
Another wrote: ‘Prince Harry: I love Kate! Also Harry: I’m releasing this book on your birthday darling.’
A third added: ‘Harry can’t be trusted. Just imagine if he had a sister and spoke about her body like he has his brother.
As far as I’m concerned, he is no royal to me.
‘Happy birthday to Kate – and we know why the interview was today.’
Other fans flooded social media with snaps of the princess, sharing their best wishes with the royal today.
One wrote: ‘My role model. Let’s focus on this cutie. Tomorrow is her birthday so let’s show her extra love and support!’
Charles and Camilla were quick to share a birthday message with the Princess as she marks the big day today
Royal fans were quick to flood social media with support for Kate, following Harry’s bombshell interviews overnight
Another commented: ‘Happy birthday to the Princess of Wales! Kate is the best thing that happened to the British Royal Family in this century.’
A third added: ‘Let’s celebrate Catherine, the Princess of Wales and the style icon she is today is her birthday. Like this tweet as a way of wishing her a happy birthday. We love Kate.’
‘Today is our Princess of Wales’ birthday. I hope William and Kate have a lovely day today and I hope William, George, Charlotte and Louis spoil Catherine. Happy birthday my princess.’
‘Happy birthday to Kate Middleton,’ another wrote. ‘She turns 41 today and please help her wish and celebrate her big day.’
As the world was left reeling over the interviews this morning, the official Royal Family’s social media channels shared a birthday wish for the Princess
In the interviews last night, Harry described a fractious relationship between his wife and Kate, while also addressing the rift with his brother and his sensational accusation towards Camilla of plotting to marry Charles.
But social media has exploded amid the bombshell interview, with claims of ‘hypocrisy’ over Harry’s desire for his family to reach out privately when he is publicly discussing behind closed doors conversations.
One user tweeted: ‘Harry is literally turning the British Monarchy into an episode of The Kardashian’s. This is cringe.’
Another said: ‘If you want communication with your family to be private, why are you doing this interview?! So contradictory.
Prince Harry twisted the knife on family members with a series of bombshells during the interview
Prince Harry sat down last night for a number of primetime interviews to promote his memoir, Spare
A third added: ‘He wants any future conversation to remain private but is sitting here telling us what other “private” conversations they have had.’
A fourth tweeted: ‘I’ve never heard such hypocritical, delusional, self-serving, narcissistic ramblings in my life!!
He actually said that he “hopes” his family can respect his privacy while talking incessantly about THEM to the world’s press! KNOWING they cannot answer!’
During the 90-minute interview, Harry also suggested that senior royals helped to ‘trash’ his and Meghan’s reputations, forcing them to move to California, and have ‘shown no willingness to reconcile’.
But he sensationally conceded that his family were not racist, although he believes them guilty of ‘unconscious bias’.
He also backed the Queen’s former lady in waiting, Lady Susan Hussey, who was embroiled in a toxic race row last month, saying she ‘never meant any harm’.
Harry was not paid for tonight’s interview, which saw him alternate between answering questions from Bradby and reading sections of his memoir.
The duke also claimed that his brother William and sister-in-law Kate’s ‘stereotyping’ of his wife Meghan meant she was not welcomed as a member of the Royal Family.
He said that there was a ‘lot of stereotyping’ of Meghan after she was introduced to the Royal Family, because she is an ‘American actress, divorced, biracial’, adding that even he was ‘guilty’ of it.
Harry and Bradby joked about how, after he introduced Meghan to his family, he discovered his family were fans of Suits, the show that she starred in during her time as an actress.
But he said it was ‘fair’ to say that, according to Bradby, ‘almost from the get-go it’s just that they don’t get on.’
Harry also suggested that his family has avoided accountability ‘on a lot of things’ during his 90-minute sit-down.
Published extracts include an alleged physical altercation between William and Harry and details of the feud between Meghan and Kate.
He also writes how he and William begged King Charles not to marry the now Queen consort Camilla, who he feared could become their ‘wicked stepmother’, before suggesting she had plotted to take the crown and leaked stories to the press.
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