With just 16 days left to go before Prince Harry is officially taken off the market, a palace insider has described a change he’s noticed in the 33-year-old.
Photographer Arthur Edwards, has been working with the royal family on behalf of British tabloid The Sun, for the past 40 years.
However, in the lead-up to the wedding of the decade, he says he’s noticed the usually cheery prince’s behaviour has shifted.
“He’s become — it’s no secret — he’s become very withdrawn,” Edwards tells The New York Times.
“He doesn’t say ‘good morning’ to us any more.”
While Edwards has been on hand to photograph seven royal weddings, he doesn’t expect to be given any special access when Harry and Meghan arrive in Windsor on May 19.
The photographer’s assessment of the royal comes after the couple have been bombarded with nasty comments from some of Meghan’s estranged family members.
Her half-brother Thomas Markle wrote an open letter in In Touch magazine, in which he urged Harry not to get married.
“As more time passes to your royal wedding, it became very clear that this is the biggest mistake in royal wedding history,” the letter reads.
“You and the royal family should put an end to this fake fairytale wedding before it’s too late.”
The letter goes on for two pages, with the 36-year-old bringing their father, Thomas Markle Snr, into it and claiming Meghan ‘used’ him to start her career before leaving him alone and bankrupt in Mexico.
Thomas then calls his half-sister ‘a jaded, shallow, conceited woman that will make a joke of you and the royal family heritage’.
Meghan’s half-brother has been doing the media rounds over the last few days and recently gave an interview to the Daily Mirror where he called her ‘phoney’ and ‘not genuine like Diana’.
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