Prince Charles reportedly planned on seeing his son Prince Harry for a one-on-one dinner when he was in the UK for the unveiling of Princess Diana's statue, but the future king was 'dreading' it in case he said the wrong thing.
Harry quickly returned home to wife Meghan Markle in LA after the statue unveiling, his second visit since quitting the royal family.
While tensions remain between the family, Harry and brother Prince William were seen smiling together.
However, Charles was in Scotland at the time of the unveiling and would not see his son. The Daily Mail has reported that the father and son had instead planned on getting together for a "one-on-one" dinner.
It was claimed the future king had planned on flying home from Scotland to see Harry and talk through his string of explosive claims about the royal family.
While it's unclear whether or not that dinner did go ahead, it's being claimed Charles "dreaded" it due to fears anything he said would be misconstrued.
Harry has recently been critical of Charles, and said in the docuseries The Me You Can't See that his father made him "suffer".
"My father used to say to me when I was younger, he used to say to both William and I, 'Well, it was like that for me so it’s going to be like that for you.'
"That doesn’t make sense. Just because you suffered, that doesn’t mean your kids have to suffer. Actually quite the opposite.
"If you suffered, do everything you can to make sure that whatever negative experiences you had, you can make it right for your kids."
Harry and Meghan recently welcomed their second child, a daughter named Lilibet, however, the baby girl has yet to meet anyone from the royal family.
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