Prince Harry in contrast his royal expertise to being on The Truman Present and residing in a zoo.
The Duke of Sussex mentioned throughout a Thursday episode of the Armchair Knowledgeable podcast that he contemplated quitting royal life on a number of events whereas in his 20s. He spoke candidly with host Dax Shepard about preserving his relationship with Meghan a secret and coping with the UK media scrutiny.
Harry thought his life was just like the 1998 Jim Carrey movie The Truman Present. The movie tells a narrative about Truman Burbank’s life being televised via hidden cameras whereas encountering individuals who have been employed actors.
Harry mentioned it was a heavy burden and he struggled to cope with being a member of the royal household. He feared that his pregnant spouse and son, Archie, must cope with the highlight the identical means his late mom, Princess Diana, needed to cope with the large consideration.
In 1997, Diana died in a automotive crash on the age of 36 in Paris whereas being pursued by paparazzi.
“I don’t need this job, I don’t need to be right here, I don’t need to be doing this. Look what it did to my mum,” the 36-year-old Harry mentioned.
In a earlier interview, Harry mentioned the royal household lower him off financially initially of 2020 after he introduced plans to step again from his roles. However he was in a position to afford safety for his household due to the cash his mom left behind.
Harry and Meghan’s departure from royal duties started final 12 months over what they described because the British media’s intrusions and racist attitudes towards the duchess. He criticised some American media shops however mentioned they’re an enchancment over those within the UK.
He feels extra liberated after he and his household moved to California.
“Residing right here now I can really raise my head and really really feel totally different,” mentioned Harry, who added he’s in a position to take Archie for bicycle rides. “You’ll be able to stroll round feeling just a little bit extra free.”