It’s an iron law among royals not to criticize one another in public. But Prince Albert II (63) took a position against Duchess Meghan (39) and Prince Harry (36) in an interview with the BBC on Friday, March 26th.
- Prince of Monaco criticizes Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry
- Prince Albert II speaks to the BBC about British royals
- He understands the pressure both of them are under
The Prince of Monaco criticized the glamorous couple for the public allegations against the British royal family. Although he understands the pressure the two were under. “But it doesn’t have to be spread in this way in public,” Albert told the BBC on Friday.
Prince Albert II criticizes Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry
“This type of conversation should take place in close proximity to the family,” said Albert II and added: “That bothered me a bit.”
Meghan (39) and Harry (36) made serious allegations against the royal family in a detailed interview with US talk show legend Oprah Winfrey at the beginning of March.
The couple broke away from the immediate royal family about a year ago and announced that they would become financially independent. They now live with their one-year-old son Archie in Santa Barbara, California. In the summer, the two are expecting the birth of their second child.
Prince of Monaco is a close friend of Prince Charles
Prince Albert II is considered a good friend of Harry’s father Prince Charles (72). The Grimaldi family is also related to the British royal family through Caroline von Monaco (64), Albert’s older sister.
Caroline’s husband, Welf Prince Ernst-August von Hannover (67), is Prince of Great Britain and Ireland. As a descendant of the Guelphs, he regards himself as head of the former royal house of Hanover. Ernst-August is also a great-grandson of the last German Emperor Wilhelm II and has both German and Austrian citizenship. (dpa / susa)