During an argument in 2019 at Nottingham Cottage, Harry’s home and Meghan’s Kensington Palace, William allegedly called Meghan “rude”, “difficult” and “abrasive”, and claimed she had “sacked half the staff”. In turn, Harry accused his brother of echoing the prevailing media narrative about his wife.
Harry wrote that William “seemed aggrieved”. “It seemed as if I had not meekly obeyed him, that I had been so presumptuous as to deny him, or to defy him, to refute his knowledge, which came from his trusted assistants. There was a text here and I had the audacity not to follow it. He was in the position of full heir, and he could not understand Why didn’t I play the man’s role faithfully.”
Harry went on to say that his brother also showed up and was “extremely hot,” and they ended up yelling at each other. Harry describes giving William a glass of water, which his brother put down, and then “He called me another name, and then came up to me. It all happened very, very quickly. Very fast.”
Harry claims: “He grabbed my collar, tore off my necklace, and he knocked me to the ground. I landed on the dog bowl, which cracked under my back, biting me into pieces. I lay there for a moment, dazed, then got to my feet and told him to get out.”
William encouraged him to respond, and when he refused, William appeared remorseful and apologized, additional continuous. As he was leaving, William turned and said, “You don’t need to tell Meg this.”
Harry remembers saying, “You mean you attacked me?” William allegedly replied, “I did not attack you, Harold.”
Harry wrote that the first call he made after that was to treat him, and although he didn’t tell Meghan right away, she noticed the wounds on his back and was “very sad”. Soon after, it was announced that Cambridge and Sussex would do so You no longer share an office.
Kensington Palace declined to comment on Harry’s accusation.
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