Prince Harry's Invictus Games Won't Help the British Public 'Forgive' Him for 'Throwing His Family Under the Bus'

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Sep. 12 2023, Published 10:25 a.m. ET

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Prince Harry traveled to Dusseldorf, Germany, for the 2023 Invictus Games. The Duke of Sussex launched the sporting event in 2014, and it has received praise for its ability to spotlight veterans. Despite the Invictus Games' noble cause, Princess Diana's former butler, Paul Burrell, thinks the gathering isn't enough to fix Harry's tarnished reputation in the U.K.

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Prince Harry traveled to Germany for the 2023 Invictus Games.

Burrell recently appeared on GB News to discuss the American-based royal.

"I think the Invictus Games is a wonderful vehicle for for Harry to showcase our a wounded servicemen and servicewomen," the former royal staffer confessed. "He's doing an excellent job there. Of course he is. And praise to him, but, you know, you don't forget what's happened."

"He's thrown his family under the bus, He's washed dirty linen, dirty laundry in public," Burrell explained.

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Despite the popularity of the Invictus Games, Prince Harry's reputation suffered from the 'Megxit' scandal.

Harry's decision to step down from his role as a senior member of the royal family was branded as a scandal known as "Megxit." Since relocating to the United States, Harry's approval rating quickly declined in England.

"He's turned his back on this country, on the people of this country, and he deeply upset his grandmother, our queen, on her deathbed," the reality TV star shared. "And recent history is very difficult to forgive. I think it will take a very long time before Harry is embraced again here in this country."

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Paul Burrell claimed Prince Harry's decision to publicize family drama offended the Brits.

Burrell later pointed out that Harry arrived at the Invictus games without his wife, Meghan Markle, and their two kids.

"But it's interesting, isn't it, that Meghan wasn't standing by his side on this occasion. Apparently, she's going to be there later on because they're keeping their brands very separate," the commentator noted.

"This is a this is a power couple in Hollywood who are making millions whilst people in this country are suffering a cost of living crisis," he added.

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Burrell later alluded to the Sussexes being insensitive due to their various complaints about royal life in the midst of a global pandemic.

"Now think about it and they continue to whinge and whine about their lot. I I can't. I just can't. I just can't deal with it, Dan. I can't," Burrell passionately said. "If I was a school teacher, I'd give him 6 out of 10 for trying. But he must try harder."

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