Friday 23 March 2018

Being a prince makes it much harder to find love, says Harry

PRINCE Harry may have legions of female fans, but he has told of his difficulty in finding someone to settle down with.

The 27-year-old has implied that being third in line to the British throne might prove a barrier to a lasting relationship because of its responsibility.

Speaking on his chances of marriage he said: "I'm not so much searching for someone to fulfil the role, but obviously, you know, finding someone that would be willing to take it on."

Prince Harry spoke out in a US TV interview at the end of his 10-day tour of Latin America to launch the queen's diamond jubilee celebrations.

On the trip he was introduced to a number of beautiful women -- including a Victoria's Secret model in Brazil who kissed him on the royal cheek, and Miss Bahamas, who declared she wanted to marry him.


The prince's relationship with his only long-term girlfriend Chelsy Davy (26) ended in 2009 after five years when she made it plain she did not want a life of official duties.

The trainee Apache pilot revealed that his late mother Princess Diana remains his greatest inspiration as he continues his passion for charity work around the world.

Speaking about his brother Prince William, he added: "We are very privileged in the position that we are, but, you know, with privilege comes great responsibility is what they say. And the title that we have before our name, what effect that can have on a country on a charity or whatever.

"We are slowly coming to terms with and accepting the fact that the name can make a huge difference, therefore, you know, you've got to use it.

"There's a lot of times that both myself and my brother wish, obviously, that we were just completely normal."

However he added: "We've been born into this position and therefore we'll do what we need to do to people and to kids that need it. It really is that simple for us."

In an interview with CBS News, Prince Harry also spoke of his passion for his charity Sentebale, which he founded in 2006 with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. He told how the work of his mother had inspired him to support charities for the poor and the sick.

Asked if he had thought about her on the tour, he said: "In my own personal moments of reflection of specific places, then yes."


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