Michael Strahan says Prince Harry’s book ‘Spare’ will ‘make a lot of jaws drop’
Good Morning America host Michael Strahan today hinted the royal family should brace for the worst in Prince Harry’s bombshell memoir Spare, revealing he’s already read the entire book, which he warned there were “many jaws will drop”.
The 51-year-old TV presenter shared those thoughts on the explosive autobiography this morning as he admitted he received an advance copy of Spare ahead of an interview with Harry, 38 – amid multiple leaks from the book Air in Full Air on Monday morning.
After showing a short teaser clip from the session, in which Strahan revealed Harry refers to his brother William as his “nemesis”, the GMA host shared his “amazement” at “how open”. [the Duke] is’.
“He’s holding nothing back,” Strahan said – which could well be interpreted by the palace as a clear warning of what further bombs might emerge from the book.
“I read the book from cover to cover and you are amazed at how open he is. In my opinion [it’s] will open many eyeballs and drop many jaws, as they say.
Good Morning America host Michael Strahan has warned that Prince Harry’s upcoming memoir Spare “will make a lot of jaws drop”, while admitting he’s already read the entire book
According to Strahan, 51, who sat down for an interview with Harry, 38, the Duke of Sussex is “holding nothing back” in his book.
Strahan also hinted at the other topics covered by Harry in Spare, telling his co-hosts that it includes discussions about his relationship with William, his feelings about the death of his mother Diana, and his time in the military and role as father and husband
Strahan’s admission that he’s already read Spare cover to cover comes amid several leaks from the book — although publisher Penguin Random House is making great efforts to keep it under wraps
“This book is about a lot more than just his relationship with his brother,” he said. “He covers so much. He talks about deep grief, the death of his mother, how he dealt with it. [His] Time in the military and the most important role he sees now is being a husband and father.
“And he also speaks to the press about his grievances, which is one of the reasons he’s been so vocal about it.
“But it’s also a story and a conversation with him about healing. Because when you read the book, you realize it’s been a damn good life. And seeing him where he is right now shows how much he really had to work to find himself.”
Strahan’s synopsis of the book was shared just after GMA aired a short teaser clip from the presenter’s sit-down interview with Harry – during which the Duke was revealed to refer to William as “his nemesis” in Spare.
In the brief, seconds-long glimpse of the sitting, Strahan is heard saying to Harry, “There’s a quote in the book where you refer to your brother as your ‘beloved brother and nemesis.’ strong words. What did you mean by that?’
Harry then replies, “There’s always been this competition between us, weirdly. I think it really does play into, or always be played by, the “Heir/Heir.”
In a teaser clip of Strahan’s meeting with Harry, the GMA host reveals that the Duke refers to his brother William as his “arch-enemy”.
Strahan’s admission that he was “surprised at how open [Harry] is’ in the book will no doubt fuel further fears in the royal family about what bombs are yet to come
Strahan’s admission that he has already read Spare in its entirety comes after several excerpts from the book were published online – although publisher Penguin Random House has reportedly gone to extreme lengths to keep its contents under wraps.
Both the Guardian and Page Six have published excerpts from the tome – and the book accidentally went out early in Spain, allowing readers to buy an advance copy ahead of its official release on January 10th.
Penguin is believed to be investigating how the leaks and early releases came about.
The extracts released so far certainly confirm Strahan’s warning that Harry is “holding nothing back”, with the Guardian sharing a sensational extract in which the Duke accused his older brother Prince William of physically assaulting him during an altercation at Nottingham Cottage in 2019.
In a clear indication that Harry plans on not holding anything back when it comes to expressing his true feelings towards his brother, the Duke of Sussex describes a nuclear falling out between the siblings which he says ended with the Prince of Wales grabbed him by the collar and threw him to the ground, smashing a dog bowl with his back.
William then reportedly declared, “I wasn’t attacking you, Harold.”
According to the Guardian, Harry writes that William called Meghan Markle “difficult”, “rude” and “abrasive” and insisted he was trying to “help” his younger brother during a meeting about “the whole rolling disaster” of their failed relationship “. Harry’s row with the press.
Harry says he accused his brother of parroting “the press narrative” about his wife before a shouting fight ensued that ended in a physical altercation.
He claims he then gave the heir to the throne a glass of water and said, “Willy, I can’t talk to you when you’re like this.”
Recalling what he thought happened next, the former soldier insisted he was scared, writing: “He turned off the water, called me another name and then approached me. Everything happened so fast. So very quickly.
“He grabbed my collar, tore my necklace and threw me to the ground. I landed on the dog’s bowl, which broke under my back and the pieces cut into me. I lay there dazed for a moment, then got up and told him to get out.’
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