The new regular. Prince Harry is getting snug with not carrying his navy uniform to occasions honoring the late Queen Elizabeth II, an insider solely reveals within the new difficulty of Us Weekly.
“He has come to terms with not wearing uniform on these occasions,” the supply says of the Duke of Sussex, 37. “Whilst that’s disappointing in some senses, he’s just grateful to be present and honoring the queen. At the end of the day, it’s only a uniform.”
The query of whether or not Harry would put on his uniform for funeral occasions made headlines this week after Buckingham Palace confirmed that his uncle Prince Andrew was granted permission to put on his for the queen’s last vigil.
The Duke of York, 62, stepped down from all public duties in 2019 following Virginia Giuffre‘s allegations that he sexually assaulted her when she was a youngster. The U.Ok. native and Giuffre, 39, settled out of courtroom earlier this 12 months, however in January, Andrew was stripped of all his royal titles and patronages amid the scandal.
Harry, for his half, served within the British armed forces for 10 years. After he and Meghan Markle introduced their plans to step down as senior working royals in January 2020, the previous helicopter pilot misplaced his three honorary navy titles: Captain General Royal Marines, Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Honington and Commodore-in-Chief of Small Ships and Diving.
After information broke that he wouldn’t obtain the identical uniform exception as his uncle, a spokesperson for Harry stated that the BetterUp CIO wasn’t bothered by the costume code guidelines.
“[Prince Harry] will wear a morning suit throughout events honoring his grandmother,” the spokesperson stated in a press release, in keeping with royal correspondent Omid Scobie. “His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
When Harry joined his brother, Prince William, to greet mourners outdoors Windsor Castle on Saturday, September 10, each males wore civilian clothes alongside their wives. An insider beforehand instructed Us that the brand new Prince of Wales, 40, invited Harry and Meghan, 41, to hitch him and Princess Kate for the outing. The look marked the primary time the foursome had publicly reunited since March 2020, after they sat close to one another for a Commonwealth Day occasion.
“Harry was very proud to have Meghan by his side,” the primary supply tells Us of the Windsor walkabout. “He thought she handled the occasion with great class and dignity.”
While chatting with mourners, the Invictus Games founder opened up about his grandmother, who died at age 96 on Thursday, September 8. “It’s a lonely place up there now without her,” he instructed well-wishers whereas pointing within the path of Windsor Castle. “Every room she was in, you felt her presence throughout.”
For extra on how Harry is coping after Elizabeth’s demise, watch the video above and choose up the brand new difficulty of Us Weekly, on stands now.