Crowds who gathered to get a glimpse of King Charles at a recent royal engagement were treated to a laugh when he offered a hilarious response to a question about Prince Harry.
The Monarch was paying a visit to the University of East London’s Stratford campus in east London for its 125th anniversary on Wednesday, February 8 to unveil a plaque at a new hospital and training centre.
As he greeted the crowds that had gathered, one person yelled out ““can you bring back Harry?”
Seemingly unable to hear the request, King Charles asked: “Who?”
The man then responded: “Harry, your son.”
Charles laughed when he eventually put two and two together, replying that “it would be nice”.
At the University of East London, The King opened the new Hospital & Primary Care Training Hub, which will train future generations of NHS professionals.
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— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) February 8, 2023
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been mostly estranged from the Royal Family since stepping down from royal duties in 2020.
Those still holding out hope for Harry’s return may be left bitterly disappointed after the Duke of Sussex revealed that he has no intention of returning to royal duties.
In the lead up to the release of his memoir Spare, the Duke of Sussex appeared on 60 Minutes for an interview with CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper on Monday, January 2.
During the interview, Cooper asked the 38-year-old father of two if he saw himself returning as a full-time member of the Royal Family, which Harry quickly shot down with a firm “no”.
Despite his strong suggestion that a return to royal duties was out of the question, when Harry sat down with ITV’s Tom Bradby he seemingly suggested that he does desire reconciliation with his family.
“The leaking, the planting, I want a family – not an institution,” he said.
“I would like to get my father back. I would like to have my brother back.”
Harry has been outspoken about his royal life several times, taking more than a few public swipes at the Royal Family which certainly hasn’t helped to ease tensions.
During the infamous Oprah interview in 2021, Harry described royal life as a “mixture between The Truman Show and being in a zoo” and opened up about Prince Charle’s parenting style.
“I don’t think we should be pointing the finger or blaming anybody, but certainly when it comes to parenting, if I’ve experienced some form of pain or suffering because of the pain or suffering that perhaps my father or my parents had suffered, I’m going to make sure I break that cycle so that I don’t pass it on,” he said.