Prince Harry CONFIRMS he watches The Crown and has watched episodes showing Diana and Charles’ divorce
Prince Harry has confirmed he’s watching Netflix’s controversial series The Crown – laughing as he revealed in a new bombshell TV interview that he’s been watching the ‘recent’ episodes which have ‘sensational’ reports of the bulimia outbreak Representing his late mother Diana’s struggle and her bitter divorce from Karl.
The 38-year-old admitted it during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, which featured a teaser trailer for the pre-taped sit-down, which saw Harry laugh out loud while joking with the TV host that he was “verifying the truth.” “. -criticized show.
“Yes, I actually saw The Crown,” Harry – who has a production deal with Netflix reportedly worth $100 million – told Colbert after the late-night host asked if he’d seen the series.
‘The older stuff and the newer stuff.’
Harry then bursts out laughing and taking notes when Colbert asked if he was “fact-checking” the show — before admitting, “Yes, I actually do.”
Prince Harry has confirmed he watches The Crown, revealing during an interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that he’s seen the “older and newer stuff”.
The 38-year-old’s admission to watching more recent episodes suggests he’s seen the show’s highly dramatized portrayal of his parents’ bitter divorce
He then suggested that The Crown doesn’t offer a fully factual version of events – before pointing to his book as an obvious example of accuracy, saying: “That’s why it’s so important that the story gets it right.”
Despite his jovial response to the question, the Duke’s admission that he’s watched multiple episodes of the show is likely to draw angry criticism and questions about why he and his wife Meghan Markle remain with the streaming giant, despite his brutal portrayal of the royal family Netflix – and Harry’s parents in particular.
The show’s fifth season – which is its most recent – drew a bitter backlash for its “vicious” storylines, which included harrowing depictions of the failure of Charles and Diana’s marriage and a fictionalized scene in which the future king plots to overthrow the queen .
The latest storylines have been widely slammed for their “vicious” and “lurid” content, with critics branding Harry a “hypocrite” for refusing to pull his Netflix deal in response to the streaming giant’s portrayal of his family .
To add insult to injury, the show’s fifth season was released just weeks after the Queen’s death at the age of 96.
Meanwhile, the previous season contained scenes showing Diana’s bulimia battle – in clips believed to be so graphic that they included on-screen warnings of her gorging on food before throwing up in a toilet.
Though Harry didn’t confirm which episodes he did and didn’t watch, his revelation that he watched both the “older stuff and the newer stuff” suggests he was privy to at least a small portion of that content.
It’s understood the upcoming season of the show will also feature graphic representations of Diana’s death, with images on set revealing the gruesome enactment of the Paris car crash that took her life, as well as a recreation of her funeral, at which Harry and William left known to be after her coffin.
Harry can be seen in the latest episodes of the show (seen centre-left) – which has been criticized for its ‘callous’ portrayal of the royal family, including Diana and King Charles
The show’s fourth season featured Diana’s battle with bulimia and featured scenes of actress Emma Corrin going into a toilet and vomiting that were deemed so graphic that they included an on-screen warning
Though Netflix has insisted it won’t show the “exact moment” of Diana’s death, images on set reveal the streaming giant plans to show the backstory in tantalizing detail
Netflix has insisted the “exact moment” of the crash won’t appear in the controversial drama, but the photos suggest the series will capture the moments before the fatal crash in chilling detail.
Exclusive pictures released by the Daily Mail in October showed filming in a Mercedes-Benz – which is an identical replica of the vehicle Diana was traveling in when she died – just 100 meters from the Pont de l’Alma tunnel away where the The accident occurred in the early hours of August 31, 1997.
Netflix has been met with anger over its plans to dramatize the hours leading up to the accident, with reports even suggesting The Crown’s own crew members have been killed over an apparent decision to have actress Elizabeth Debicki left in an open coffin , being embraced and pretending to be the dead Princess Diana.
Viewers on set told The Sun that the cast were visibly upset while filming the scene.
One said: “You actually got Elizabeth to get into a coffin and pretend to be Diana dead. Viewers will see a French priest administering last rites to Diana as she is pronounced dead.
“Prince Charles enters the room and bursts into tears. In his hysteria he notices that Diana is missing an earring. It’s all he can focus on as grief overcomes him.”
They added: “Princes William and Harry have never seen their mother dead in a coffin and they shouldn’t have to see that. Nor should the British public do it.’
The show’s sixth season will also reportedly feature blood-covered medics trying to save Diana, a distraught Prince Charles after seeing the body, and Prince William and Prince Harry at the funeral.
Harry didn’t reveal if he is aware of this information – or if he plans to watch the streaming platform’s dramatic retelling of his mother’s tragic death and indeed his own struggle to come to terms with it.
However, the Duke of Sussex’s laughing admission that he’s watching the show suggests he has no plans to join the growing crowd of critics who have lashed out at his “cruel” portrayal of the royal family.
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