A royal biographer has claimed Prince Harry needs Meghan Markle more than she needs him.
Andrew Morton spoke on Yahoo UK’s The Royal Box, after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their baby boy, Archie Mountbatten Windsor, into the world on May 6th.
“I was looking at some pictures of Harry when he was about eight years old and he’s cradling a friend’s baby,” Andrew said.
“He was always adoring of children and you can see that today.”
Andrew went on to say that Harry has gone from ‘a little boy, who liked kids to being an adult, who was desperate for a family.’
“It’s always been the way that Prince Harry has needed Meghan more than she needed Harry because she’s provided the stability and the structure,” he continued.
“Going forwards, I think that will win over a lot of hearts and minds, people who are undecided about Meghan and they will see how much happiness she’s brought into his life.”
Before meeting Meghan in 2016, Prince Harry spoke of his desire to settle down and have children.
During a tour of New Zealand in 2015, he told Sky News: “There come times when you think now is the time to settle down, or now is not, whatever way it is, but I don’t think you can force these things; it will happen when it’s going to happen.”
“Of course, I would love to have kids right now.
“But there’s a process that one has to go through.”
Then when he became engaged to Meghan in November 2017, the pair were asked whether they planned to have children, to which Harry responded: “Hopefully we will start a family in the near future.”
Five months after their May 2018 wedding, the couple announced they were expecting a baby and Archie was born on May 6, 2019.
Harry gave a short interview after the birth and he couldn’t contain his joy about having a son, revealing he was “over the moon.”
Morton adds: “Going forwards I think that will win over a lot of hearts and minds, people who are undecided about Meghan and they will see how much happiness she’s brought into his life.”
Words by Danielle Stacey
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