PRINCESS Dianas former butler Paul Burrell has said that Prince William and Prince Harry know they have different roles and are on a very different trajectory.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain today, Paul said Prince William is heading to the boardroom and Prince Harry to the factory floor.
Prince William is heading for the ‘boardroom’ and Prince Harry to the ‘factory floor’ says Paul Burrell
This comes as Prince Harry revealed on the explosive ITV documentary Harry and Meghan: An African Journey last night that hes grown apart from William.
Paul explained: William and Kate are on a different trajectory – they’re headed to the boardroom, it’s already mapped out.
Whereas Harry and Meghan are headed for the factory floor – they’re there to help ‘the people.”
Paul, who was a close confidante of Princess Diana, said that her death understandably had a profound impact on Harry at such a young age.
Princess Diana’s former butler opened up about William and Harry’s relationship on Good Morning Britain today
He said: When you said about Harry losing his mother at such an early age that had such an impact on him.
I saw him at that time, I knew him, he was devastated and to walk behind his mother’s coffin in front of the world was just dreadful.
And that has an amazing impact on him.
Speaking in last nights programme, Harry said of his relationship with William: As brothers, you have good days, you have bad days.
The Sun has told howthe simmering tension began when William questioned the speed of Harry and Meghans engagement.
Prince Harry revealed on the explosive ITV documentary Harry and Meghan: An African Journey last night that hes grown apart from William
Harry said the pressure on the royals means inevitably stuff happens.
He added: But look, were brothers, well always be brothers and were certainly on different paths at the moment.
“But Ill certainly always be there for him as I know hell always be there for me.
We dont see each other as much as we used to because were so busy.
But I love him dearly and the majority of the stuff is created out of nothing. But as brothers, you have good days, you have bad days.
On the documentary, Prince Harry said he would love to leave the UK and base his family in Cape Town to focus on work in Africa
Paul said that her death understandably had a profound impact on Harry at such a young age
On the documentary, Prince Harry said he would love to leave the UK and base his family in Cape Town/
The couple said they wish to focus their lifes work predominantly on Africa, and could even build a lodge there.
Paul said that he was fearful that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would follow through with this.
He said: “I think we’re on a sticky wicket but we don’t want to lose them – I love them.
Meghan opened up on the ITV show about the challenges of being a new mum in the spotlight
Also appearing on Good Morning Britain to discuss the royal couple was Viscountess Hinchingbrooke Julie Montagu, who, like Meghan, is an American who married into British aristocracy in 2005.
She said: Yes we speak the same language but we have totally different cultures,’ she continued, explaining that she still sometimes feels out of place compared to those born into the higher echelons of British high society.
At the end of the day, Harry lost his mother aged 11 and now he feels he’s protecting his wife and family.
Harry and Meghan were interviewed by ITVs Tom Bradby for a documentary about their recent ten-day tour of Africa with son Archie.
DuringHarry & Meghan: An African Journey, the Duke and Duchess both spoke of the difficulties of life in the spotlight.
The programme also included Meghan blasting the British stiff upper lip saying she doesnt want to just survive, but “thrive”.
And another clip showed her holding back tears as sherevealed her struggle as a vulnerable pregnant woman and new mum.
The couple also revealed that baby Archie finally found his voice on African Tour and became chattier than ever.