Prince Harry has revealed that “no one” in the royal family wanted to rule, as he admitted that his mother – Princess Diana – had inspired him to pursue a “normal life”. He said: “We are involved in the modernization of the British monarchy. “We are not doing this for ourselves but for the greater good of the people. Is there anyone in the royal family who wants to be king or queen? I don’t think so, but we’ll do our homework at the right time. “My mother played a big role in showing me an ordinary life, including taking me and my brother to see the homeless.
“But I’m determined to lead a relatively normal life, and if I’m lucky enough to have children, they can have one too. Even if I were king, I would do my own shopping.
The confession took place in 2017 as Harry added that the royal family still play an important role in the UK.
In the interview, the Duke of Sussex also opened up about his mother’s death – and its impact on her growth.
He spoke candidly of his mother’s funeral procession as the eyes of the whole world were on him.
He said that “no child” should have to endure such a difficult experience.
Prince Harry added: “My mother had just died and I had to walk a long time behind her coffin, surrounded by thousands of people watching me while millions of others watched on TV.
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They also said they plan to balance their time between the UK and North America while “continuing to honor our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth and our patronages.”
“This geographical balance will allow us to raise our son enjoying the royal tradition into which he was born, while providing our family with space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity.
It sparked a rift in the royal family, as Buckingham Palace issued a statement saying he was ‘disappointed’.