Harry says Diana would be 'heartbroken' by feud with William

The Duke of Sussex admitted to being partially responsible for the breakdown in his relationship with his brother.

Prince Harry has admitted his mother, Princess Diana, likely would have been "heartbroken" by his strained relationship with his brother Prince William, and even admitted to being partly to blame for the fallout.

The Duke of Sussex made the surprising admissions during his interview with Michael Strahan for Good Morning America ahead of the official release of his memoir, Spare.

Princess Diana, Prince Harry and Prince William
Prince Harry has admitted his mother Princess Diana would have been 'heartbroken' by his relationship with brother Prince William. Photo: Getty

During the interview, Harry shared that he believes telling "the truth" is what will help bring peace back to his family.

Speaking about how his mother would feel about his relationship with William, Harry said she'd be "heartbroken" as to how it's ended up.


"I think she would be sad," he told Strahan. "I think she'd be looking at it long term to know that there are certain things that we need to go through to be able to heal the relationship."

"I think she would be heartbroken over the fact that William, his office were part of these stories and William and I made a pact," he adds, referencing the pact the brothers made years ago that "no matter what" they "would never let their offices fight against" each other.

Harry admits fault in feud

Prince Harry and Prince William
Harry also admitted fault in the breakdown of his relationship with William. Photo: Getty

When asked during the interview if he thought he held any responsibility for the breakdown of his relationship with William, Harry was quick to answer, "Without question. Sure."

"There has always been this competition between us, weirdly," he added. "But what people don't know is the efforts that I've gone to to resolve this privately both with my brother and with my father."


He also shared that he believes the British press have "always pitched" William and Kate Middleton against him and Megan Markle.

"They pitch the Waleses, which Kate and William are now, against the Sussexes, me and my wife," Harry explained. "They always pitched us against each other. They pitch Kate and Meghan against each other."

When asked if he believed this made the two women "go against each other," Harry responded, "Without question."

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