It’s been more than a year since it took place, but the interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by Oprah continues to make people react and for good reason: the revelations have been numerous and are still the source of big controversy. around the royal family. Prince Charles biographer Jonathan Dimbleby recently spoke to The Times about his thoughts on this particular event and what he thinks it reflects on Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle. And the least we can say is that he was not kind. For him, doing this interview was “a monumental error of judgment on their part”.
This does not prevent him from feeling a certain sympathy for Prince Harry who, according to him, is “led by the nose by Meghan Markle”. Still speaking of the Duke of Sussex, this biographer who met Prince Charles in 1994 during a television interview and who has since become a close friend of his, stressed that Prince Harry is “an adorable young man” . Quick to criticize his couple like many of his compatriots, however, Jonathan Dumbleby is of the opinion that the young prince “finds himself in a vicious circle which will make his couple less and less relevant. As they get older, they will have less and less importance because their celebrity will lose value”.
Jonathan Dimbleby: ‘Prince Harry is not the most brilliant man in the world’
A rather dark scenario that the biographer of prince Charles also seems to regret, although he is the author. “And it’s really a shame because when I met him [le prince Harry, ndlr], he was absolutely charming, he is a lovely young man. Not the brightest in the world but endowed with a very generous spirit “. A description which remains unflattering for the little brother of prince William and which translates well the resentment that many people have felt following the famous interview. A resentment that does not prevent the couple from considering their return to the United Kingdom…
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle © Julien Burton