Prince Charles reveals his fears for Prince Harry and Meghan's child

Angelo Anderson
November 8, 2018

Prince Charles' three-day visit to Nigeria with his wife, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Camilla, aims to strengthen bilateral ties between Britain, Nigeria and other Commonwealth countries. "So, of course, you know, I understand entirely how that should operate".

The 69-year-old royal is now a grandfather to Prince William and Kate Middleton's three children, and is preparing for his youngest son, Prince Harry, to welcome his first child with new wife, Meghan Markle, in the new year.

Prince Charles was then asked to do the honors, a request that he was reportedly "touched" by.

In a major BBC documentary to mark his 70th birthday next week, the heir to the throne admitted he had sometimes been forced to think outside the box in order to engage vulnerable young people and help get their lives back on track.

"If it's meddling to worry about the inner cities as I did 40 years ago", he said, "if that's meddling, I'm very proud of it".

Prince William, 36, and Prince Harry, 34, have long appeared to be the closest of brothers. "I was very grateful for him to be able to do that".

Camilla also mentioned her husband's attention to detail, including the moment he held hands with Doria Ragland, Meghan's mother, during the ceremony.

He added, "Prince Charles has not been here since the past 12 years; 2006 was the last time he was here and the Duchess of Cornwall has never been to Nigeria. Just because he's my father that doesn't mean I can just sort of go, "Okay, that's all, I'll take it from here".

In fact, one royal correspondent claims Charles' kids are "control freaks" about their coverage, and says that Kate and William in particular are known for purposefully not looking at a "fixed point" when having their picture taken-making it hard for photographers to get good images of them. "Needless to say, it is fascinating to watch new generations of children responding exactly as I had hoped, and in the same way I did".

He says: "I asked him to and I think he knew it was coming and he immediately said "yes, of course, I'll do whatever Megan needs and I'm here to support you".

"He's pretty impatient, he wants things done by yesterday as I think everybody who works for him will tell you". In September Charles said in an interview with GQ magazine in September that "My problem is I find there are too many things that need doing or battling on behalf of".

Prince, Son and Heir, Charles at 70, on BBC 1 at 21.00 on Thursday 8 November.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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