Prince Harry’s new book alleges physical attack by brother William

Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Prince William, then Duke of Cambridge (R) attend the unveiling of a statue of their mother, Princess Diana, on July 1, 2021.

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LONDON – Prince Harry’s forthcoming autobiography details an alleged fight in which his older brother, Britain’s future king Prince William, pushed him to the ground, according to a report in The Guardian newspaper on Thursday.

The British newspaper cited a copy of the book, titled “Spare,” which it said it had received ahead of its January 10 release. CNBC or NBC News have neither seen nor been able to get a copy of the book.

Harry recently detailed in a Netflix documentary how his relationship with his brother William, currently the Prince of Wales and first in line to the throne, deteriorated amid negative media coverage of his wife Meghan Markle and the couple’s decision to end their senior roles to give up, deteriorated members of the royal family.

Harry and Meghan will remain the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but will forgo the title of Royal Highness and no longer receive public funds.

In Spare, Harry will claim that William called Meghan “difficult,” “rude” and “abrasive” during a fight at his London home in 2019, according to the Guardian report. Harry reportedly accuses him of repeating attacking lines in the British press.

Harry also claims that William grabbed his collar, ripped his necklace and pushed him to the ground. He writes that he then landed on a dog bowl, which splintered and left him with “scratches and bruises.”

Kensington Palace, which represents the Prince of Wales, and Buckingham Palace, which represents King Charles III, have declined to comment on the allegations. A representative for Prince Harry declined to comment on the recording to NBC News, and “Spare” publisher Penguin Random House has not yet responded to an NBC News request for comment.

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Spare is expected to feature a host of new accounts of talks that have taken place between senior royals and their actions, including their relationship with the British press, which Harry has heavily criticized.

Its release follows a series of media appearances by Harry and Meghan, who married in 2018 and stepped down as senior royals in early 2020.

In March 2021, they were interviewed by Oprah and made a number of claims about the royal family’s behavior, including that one member had “concerns and conversations” about how dark the color of Harry and Meghan’s first child would be. Meghan is biracial.

She also claimed to have been the victim of “character assassination” by the British press and not having been defended by the Palace, with the pressure making her feel “don’t want to be alive anymore”.

William denied the family was racist in public comments at the time, and the palace said in a statement that the allegations were “worrying” and that “while some memories may differ, they are taken very seriously and addressed privately by the family.” will .”

In a six-part documentary released in December, the couple slammed the media and detailed strained relationships with members of the royal family, as well as the history of their relationship and their move to the United States. They currently live in Santa Barbara, California.

Harry & Meghan, directed by Oscar-nominated Liz Garbus, was Netflix’s biggest debut documentary to date, garnering 81.55 million views in its first four days of release, according to the streaming service.

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Since stepping down as senior royals, Harry and Meghan have said they will be financially independent, although Harry has slammed a decision by the UK government to withdraw taxpayer-funded police protection for his family in 2020.

Published by Penguin Random House, Spare will be available in audiobook and hardcover next week and is currently one of the best selling books on the UK and US Amazon websites. According to a publisher’s biography, proceeds from the book will go to charities, with $1.5 million already given to Sentebale, a charity supporting young people in Lesotho and Botswana affected by HIV and AIDS.

The couple also signed a multi-year deal with Spotify through their production house Archewell, reportedly worth between $20-$30 million, and Meghan started an interview podcast in 2022.

Archewell Productions is slated to release another Netflix series, Heart of Invictus, in 2023.

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