Prince Harry says he has a 'special relationship' with the Queen and that she speaks to him about things she can't discuss with anyone else
Prince Harryspoke about the "special relationship" he has with the Queen during a new interview.
- Harry told Today she speaks to him about things she doesn't discuss with others.
The Duke of Sussex spoke about his relationship with his grandmother,
In an exclusive interview with Hoda Kotb, Prince Harry spoke about The Invictus Games, a sporting tournament he set up for wounded service personnel, as well as his life away from the British royal family.
Harry said he and Meghan Markle visited the monarch in the UK before flying to the Netherlands to attend The Invictus Games.
"Being with her, it was great, it was just so nice to see her," Harry said of Her Majesty. "She's on great form. She's always got a great sense of humor with me, and I'm just making sure that she's, you know, protected, and got the right people around her."
He added that his favorite thing about the Queen is her "sense of humor and ability to see humor in so many different things."
"We have a really special relationship, we talk about things she can't talk about with anyone else," Harry said.
Harry and Markle stepped back from royal duties in April 2020. The visit to the UK marked Markle's first time back to the country in two years. Harry made two previous visits, for Prince Philip's funeral service in April 2021 and for the statue unveiling of Princess Diana in July.
The Queen showed her public support for the couple's decision to step back in a statement released in January 2020.
"Today my family had very constructive discussions on the future of my grandson and his family," she said in the statement, obtained by Insider.
"My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan's desire to create a new life as a young family. Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working Members of the
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