Prince Harry has revealed that Meghan Markle is his favourite odor throughout a pre-recorded query and reply section with The Late Show‘s Stephen Colbert on Tuesday evening, following an in-depth interview in regards to the royal’s controversial Spare memoir that aired in January.
Harry is not any stranger to U.S. TV interviews, having performed high-profile sit downs with The Late Show, Good Morning America and 60 Minutes up to now this 12 months.
As a part of The Late Show‘s “Colbert Questionert” section on Tuesday, Harry answered a fast hearth spherical of questions spanning his ideas on reincarnation to what his favourite music was and who he has requested for his or her autographs.
Kicking off the spherical, the prince revealed that his favourite sandwich was a “cheese and ham toastie [grilled] with dijon mustard on top,” earlier than going onto clarify that he needed to be cautious with “Americanisms and Britishisms” as a result of “it got me and my wife into a lot of trouble in the beginning of our relationship.”
Giving an instance of this, he supplied: “Horse riding and horseback riding: Where else are you going to ride the horse?” To which he acquired a spherical of laughter from the studio viewers.
When requested what was one factor he owned that he “should really throw out,” the prince jokingly responded that it must be “ripped boxer shorts,” including that he did not “want to let them go.”
The lighthearted interview went onto reveal that Harry is terrified of snakes as a result of they will “get anywhere” not like sharks, and likewise that he believes after demise that people “come back as animals.”
When requested by Colbert which animal he would come again as, the prince responded that it could be an “elephant.”
The interview didn’t go into any element about Harry’s strained relationships with royal relations equivalent to Prince William and Queen Camilla, who he brazenly criticized in Spare, however there was a reference to the prince’s spouse, Meghan.
When requested about his “favorite smell,” Harry, who married Meghan in 2018 and with whom he has two youngsters, Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1, mentioned: “My wife.”
Perhaps probably the most severe query posed to the royal was to explain “the rest of your life in five words.”
The phrases chosen by Harry have been: “Freedom, happiness, clarity, space” and “love.”
These phrases relate to the stage in his life that the prince has constructed in the direction of, having publicly mentioned at size in his personal phrases the strained interval between himself, his spouse and the royal household which led to their eventual separation from the monarchy and relocation to the U.S.
The “Colbert Questionert” section’s launch comes after Harry and Meghan have been roasted by American grownup animated comedy South Park in February. The episode spoofed the couple and their in depth media publicity following the discharge of latest high-profile media tasks.
In December 2022, the couple launched Harry & Meghan, the six-part Netflix docuseries which charted the course of their relationship up to now.
The present contained plenty of bombshells, together with the revelations that royal relations dismissed Meghan’s press scrutiny, that Prince William screamed and shouted at his brother throughout a gathering with Queen Elizabeth II, and the couple’s declare that William licensed a royal aide to offer proof in opposition to Meghan in a authorized trial.
Harry’s Spare memoir broke publishing information upon its January launch, changing into the quickest promoting non-fiction ebook of all time. This additionally contained plenty of royal bombshells, together with allegations that Queen Camilla leaked tales about Harry to the media and that William bodily attacked his brother in an altercation about Meghan at Kensington Palace.
Despite these main releases offering the Sussexes with a possibility to right what they’ve perceived as incorrect and unfair media narratives, the end result has seen their reputation within the U.S. plummet to their lowest ranges ever.
Currently each Harry and Meghan’s approval scores are in destructive numbers, with Harry at -10 and Meghan at -17. This contrasts closely to December, previous to the Netflix present, the place the couple have been at +38 and +23, in accordance analysis performed by Redfield & Wilton for Newsweek.
James Crawford-Smith is Newsweek’s royal reporter based mostly in London. You can discover him on Twitter at @jrcrawfordsmith and skim his tales on Newsweek‘s The Royals Facebook web page.
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