Prince Harry crowned 'sexiest royal' as he beats Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden and Prince Felix of Luxembourg
Prince Harry has been crowned the 'Sexiest Royal' by the readers of People Magazine. The 36-year-old managed to defeat the stiff competition from his brother, Prince William, as well as other royals from across the globe. Among the worthy runners up are also Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden, Prince Felix of Luxembourg, and Prince Mateen of Brunei.
Prince Carl Philip is fourth in line to the Swedish throne and married to model Sofia Hellqvist, while Prince Felix of Luxembourg is second in line for the throne of Luxembourg. Prince Mateen's father Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei, is one of the world's richest men, worth an estimated $20 billion. The title comes a year after Prince Harry was announced to be the publication's winner of the 'Sexiest Dad Alive' title, where he beat celebrities like Ryan Lochte, Steven Yeun and Ryan Reynolds.
Prince Harry recently faced substantial criticism for not publicly commenting on the controversial Panorama interview that his late mother Princess Diana gave 25 years ago. He was slammed by some British media for not adding his voice to that of his brother Prince William over the issue of a new inquiry into the circumstances that led to Diana talking to BBC journalist Martin Bashir.
Prince William said, "The independent investigation is a step in the right direction. It should help establish the truth behind the actions that led to the Panorama interview and subsequent decisions taken by those in the BBC at the time.” A source close to Prince Harry told People magazine, "sadly, some people are not just seeing this as a drive for truth, but also trying to use this as an opportunity to try to drive a wedge between the brothers. You do not need a public statement to imagine how he is feeling privately, people know how much his mother means to him. He has bravely spoken out in the past about loss and grief, and the immense impact it has had on him.”
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have also reportedly handed the keys of Frogmore Cottage, which was gifted by the Queen in April 2018 a month before their wedding, over to Princess Eugenie, the younger daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York. The 30-year-old princess and her husband Jack Brooksbank, 34, moved into the five-bedroom home in Windsor two weeks ago, according to reports.
Angela Levin, an award-winning journalist, a royal biographer, author, broadcaster, and public speaker, recently recalled how she went to the Kensington Palace two years ago to interview Harry, who she says immediately asked if she had watched 'The Crown'. "When I met Harry at Kensington Palace the first question he asked me was, 'Are you watching The Crown?'," Levin, the author of ‘Harry: A Biography of a Prince’, said. "I mumbled and said, 'are you and the rest of the Royal Family?' He said, 'Yes, we're all absolutely watching everything but I'm going to insist it stops before it reaches me.'"