Carve your own way. Prince Harry shared his thoughts on how men in the royal family look for mates – and explained that his own journey to finding love wasn’t as traditional.
“For so many people in the family, especially the men obviously, there can be a temptation or an urge to marry someone who fits the bill,” the Duke of Sussex, 38, explained on the first episode of Harry & Meganwhich premiered on Thursday, December 8th. “Unlike someone you might be with. [It’s] the difference between decisions made with the head or the heart.”
The Invictus Games founder said he prefers to follow his heart like his late mother, Princess Diana, did. “My mother made most, if not all, decisions from the heart,” he explained. “And I am my mother’s son.”
In the second episode of the Netflix series, Harry and his wife, Megan MarkleShe revealed that her previous acting career was one of the biggest hurdles the royal family had to overcome early in their relationship.
“I remember my family meeting her for the first time and being incredibly impressed,” recalls BetterUp’s CIO. “Some of them didn’t quite know what to do with themselves, so I think they were surprised – maybe surprised that the ginger could land such a beautiful woman and such an intelligent woman. But the fact that I was dating an American actress probably clouded her judgment more than anything at first: ‘Oh, she’s an American actress. This won’t last.’”
That Bank For her part, the author hinted that her career was the reason she didn’t fit into the aforementioned royal mold. “The actress thing was funnily enough the biggest issue,” the 41-year-old podcast host told Archetypes. “There’s a big idea of what that looks like from a British perspective, Hollywood, and it’s just very easy for them to typecast that.”
The royal family has not publicly commented on the Netflix series, but a source confirmed this Us weekly that Harry’s relatives were not given the opportunity to respond to the claims made on the show. “Neither the Royals, nor Kensington, nor Buckingham Palace have been asked for comment on the content of the series,” the insider said on Thursday.
However, the series began with a disclaimer stating that the royal family had been asked for comment and declined. “This is a first-hand account of the story of Harry & Meghan, told with a personal archive never before seen,” the statement said. “All interviews were completed by August 2022. Members of the royal family declined to comment on the content of this series.”
https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/prince-harry-royal-men-want-to-marry-someone-who-fits-the-mold/ Royal men want to marry someone who ‘fits the mold’