It's been a tough few weeks for Prince Harry as he lost his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, at 96 years old on September 8. Now, it looks like he might not have anyone to lean on going forward.
“You looked at Harry the last few days and he has looked particularly distraught," expert Russell Myers said. “Of course, he has lost his grandmother, potentially his only ally in this family.”
Harry and the Queen were very close, and in 2021, he shared more details about their relationship.
“I’ve never blindsided my grandmother,” Harry told Oprah Winfrey. “I have too much respect for her [to do so].”
After the matriarch passed, the dad-of-two gushed over her.
"In celebrating the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen — and in mourning her loss — we are all reminded of the guiding compass she was to so many in her commitment to service and duty. She was globally admired and respected. Her unwavering grace and dignity remained true throughout her life and now her everlasting legacy. Let us echo the words she spoke after the passing of her husband, Prince Philip, words which can bring comfort to all of us now: 'Life, of course, consists of final partings as well as first meetings,'" he began.
"Granny, while this final parting brings us great sadness, I am forever grateful for all of our first meetings — from my earliest childhood memories with you, to meeting you for the first time as my Commander-in-Chief, to the first moment you met my darling wife and hugged your beloved great-grandchildren," he continued. "I cherish these times shared with you, and the many other special moments in between. You are already sorely missed, not just by us, but by the world over. And as it comes to first meetings, we now honour my father in his new role as King Charles III."
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