Prince Harry refuses to deny rift between himself and Prince William in revealing ITV documentary 

Prince Harry has admitted that he and Prince William are on ‘different paths’, refusing to deny reports of a rift between the two brothers. 

Speaking in an hour-long ITV documentary, filmed during his and Meghan’s trip to Africa, the Duke of Sussex acknowledged tensions with his older brother for the first time. 

Speculation has raged about the state of Harry and William’s relationship in recent months, following the break-up of the so-called ‘Fab Four’.

Palace sources have repeatedly denied reports of tensions between the two royal couples but they have appeared to distance themselves from each other. 

And in a candid interview, Harry pointedly failed to deny the rift, adding: ‘As brothers you have good days and bad days.’

Prince Harry refused to deny reports of a rift between himself and brother William in a candid interview

Prince Harry refused to deny reports of a rift between himself and brother William in a candid interview

Prince Harry refused to deny reports of a rift between himself and brother William in a candid interview

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Speculation has raged about the state of Harry and William’s relationship in recent months, following the break-up of the so-called ‘Fab Four’.

William is thought to have expressed his concerns about Harry’s relationship with Meghan, while the Sussexes quit Kensington Palace and moved to Windsor earlier this year. 

The charity foundations of the royal couples have also split, with Harry and Meghan set to launch theirs next year.    

In the interview, Harry said: ‘Part of this role, part of this job and this family being under the pressure it is under, inevitably stuff happens.

‘But look, we are brothers, we will always be brothers. We are certainly on different paths at the moment but I will always be there for him and, as I know, he will always be there for me. 

‘We don’t see as much as we used to because we are so busy but I love him dearly and the majority of stuff is created out of nothing.’  

He made the comments during the documentary, Harry & Meghan: An African Journey.

The ITV production followed Harry and Meghan’s ten-day tour of southern Africa. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will take six weeks off from Royal duties for some 'much-needed family time', it was reported on Saturday night

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will take six weeks off from Royal duties for some 'much-needed family time', it was reported on Saturday night

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will take six weeks off from Royal duties for some ‘much-needed family time’, it was reported on Saturday night

Harry also said spoke about his struggles with mental health and how the death of his mother affected him

Harry also said spoke about his struggles with mental health and how the death of his mother affected him

Harry also said spoke about his struggles with mental health and how the death of his mother affected him

Prince Harry also gave a searingly open interview about the ‘festering wound’ his mother’s death left in his life.

In a heartbreaking interview, he revealed that every click and flash of a camera in the public eye gives him ‘the worst reminder of her life as opposed to the best’.

In the documentary, Harry said that he felt significant pressure being a member of the royal family in the spotlight, and was particularly stressed by the memories of his mother’s relationship with the press.

He was asked: ‘Do you feel at peace in a way yet or is it still a sort of wound that festers?’

To which he replied said: ‘I think probably a wound that festers. I think being part of this family, in this role, in this job, every single time I see a camera, every single time I hear a click, every single time I see a flash it takes me straight back, so in that respect it’s the worst reminder of her life as opposed to the best.

‘My mum taught me a certain set of values that I will always try to uphold, despite the role and the job that sometimes that entails.

‘I will always protect my family and now I have a family to protect.’

‘Everything that she went through and what happened to her is still incredibly raw every single day. That is not me being paranoid, that is me not wanting a repeat of the past

‘I will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum.’

In an interview with ITV, The Duchess of Sussex said she has found the focus on her after her marriage and giving birth a struggle, adding: 'Not many people have asked if I'm ok'

In an interview with ITV, The Duchess of Sussex said she has found the focus on her after her marriage and giving birth a struggle, adding: 'Not many people have asked if I'm ok'

In an interview with ITV, The Duchess of Sussex said she has found the focus on her after her marriage and giving birth a struggle, adding: ‘Not many people have asked if I’m ok’

Meghan also opened up during an emotional interview with broadcaster Tom Bradby for the documentary, which aired tonight. 

In it, Meghan said that she is ‘existing, not living’ while struggling with the pressures of royal life and media scrutiny. 

Meanwhile, Harry voiced his desire to leave the UK and revealed he is considering living in Africa one day.

He said: ‘I don’t know where we could live in Africa at the moment.

‘We’ve just come from Cape Town, that would be an amazing place for us to be able to to base ourselves, of course it would.

‘But with all the problems that are going on there I just don’t see how we would be able to really make as much difference as we’d want to.’

Prince Harry told the broadcaster it would be ‘amazing’ to live in Cape Town and Africa will be the focus of his work during his lifetime

Meghan Markle was interviewed by Tom Bradby (pictured) for the ITV documentary

Meghan Markle was interviewed by Tom Bradby (pictured) for the ITV documentary

Meghan Markle was interviewed by Tom Bradby (pictured) for the ITV documentary

Harry also revealed Africa will be the main focus of his and Meghan’s work in the future.

He said: ‘The rest of our lives, especially our life’s work will be predominantly focused on Africa, on conservation.

‘There are 19 commonwealth countries across this continent, there’s a lot of things to be done, there’s a lot of problems here but there’s also huge potential for solutions.’

In an article for the Sunday Times, Mr Bradby recalled asking Meghan whether she was able to cope with the endless media scrutiny the newlywed has been under.  

She said, ‘We are taking it one day at a time,’ before admitting that the couple are currently ‘existing, not living.’ 

The Duchess received an outpouring of support from Twitter users on Friday after a clip from tonight’s documentary was released in which she admitted she was ‘not really OK’. 

Within an hour, #WeLoveYouMeghan became the top trending topic on the social media platform, with users offering positive messages in the wake of the Duchess’s recent media scrutiny. 

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