According to Prince Harry’s new memoir, “Spare,” his father, King Charles III, informed him that the royal family lacked “enough money” to support wife Meghan Markle financially.
Charles reportedly claimed that he was “already having to pay” a significant amount to support his youngest son, Prince William, and Kate Middleton, according to the Duke of Sussex.
Harry, 38, claims in the memoir that Pa didn’t provide for Willy and I, as well as our families, “out of any largesse.” His role was to do that. The entire situation was that.
In order to receive care, Harry and his 40-year-old older brother “agreed to serve the monarch” and keep their hands and feet “inside the gilded cage at all times.”
The founder of the Invictus Games claims that he soon realized that King Charles, 74, was more jealous of Markle’s increasing popularity than he had initially thought.
As the royal family was already supporting Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke of Sussex claims his father told him that there “wasn’t enough money” for Markle.
“Pa might have dreaded the rising cost of maintaining us, but what he really couldn’t stomach was someone new dominating the monarchy, grabbing the spotlight, someone shiny and new coming in and overshadowing him,” the royal writes.
When Charles married Princess Diana, Harry’s late mother, he said that he had “lived through that before.”
Page Six contacted Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace for comments. We’ve been informed that neither will address any of the claims made by Harry in the tell-all.
Harry and Markle, both 41, had to pay for their own security after leaving their royal duties in 2020 because they were no longer supported financially.
Harry revealed the following year that he was able to support his family’s lifestyle with the estimated $13 million inheritance from his late mother’s estate.
The financial difficulties that Harry and the “Suits” alum faced are now over. Forbes claims that they signed a $100 million contract with Netflix for their sensational docuseries “Harry and Meghan.”
They also signed a $25 million contract with Spotify for Markle to host the “Archetypes” podcast.