Prince Harry’s Surprise Visit to James Corden’s Final Show Revealed by Star

Prince Harry made a low-profile go to to observe longtime buddy James Corden’s remaining taping of The Late Late Show in April, a brand new behind-the-scenes video reveals.

The prince, who was a visitor on the present in 2021, was featured within the video charting the course of Corden’s remaining day, which additionally included cameos from Harry Styles and Will Farrell.

In the video, posted to The Late Late Show‘s YouTube channel on Wednesday, Harry is briefly seen handing a drink to a present staffer in a manufacturing space. As he seems on display screen, a caption studying “Prince Harry surprise visit” is proven, and he seems within the background of different pictures included within the montage.

The prince’s go to to the present was not publicly introduced and he did not seem on the ultimate episode, which aired April 27.

Harry and Corden have been linked publicly within the years because the royal moved to California in 2020 together with his spouse, Meghan Markle, to lift their younger kids. British-born Corden and his household reside shut by to Harry and Meghan’s Montecito, California, property and the star was additionally a visitor on the royals’ 2018 marriage ceremony at Windsor Castle.

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Prince Harry is seen in London on March 30, and James Corden is pictured in Los Angeles on May 12, 2022. The prince made a “surprise” go to to Corden’s taping of “The Late Late Show.”
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Harry’s ‘Late Late Show’ Interview

In 2021, Harry shocked late-night viewers by giving his first interview since stepping down from his royal duties to Corden, in a particular Late Late Show phase recorded on prime of a double-decker London bus in Los Angeles.

Broadcast within the days main as much as Oprah Winfrey’s joint interview with Harry and Meghan, the prince spoke candidly in regards to the motivation for his resolution to depart Britain and revealed that he watched the Netflix drama The Crown.

“My life is always going to be about public service, and Meghan signed up for that,” Harry advised Corden. “The two of us enjoy doing that and trying to bring compassion and try to make people happy, and try to change the world in any small way we can.

“It was by no means strolling away. It was stepping again somewhat than stepping down,” he said about his decision to leave his working royal role. “It was a extremely troublesome surroundings, as I believe lots of people noticed. We all know what the British press might be like.”

He went on: “It was destroying my psychological well being. I used to be, like, This is poisonous. So I did what any husband and father would do—I have to get my household out of right here.

“But we never walked away—and as far as I’m concerned, what decisions are made on that side—I will never walk away…. I will always be contributing. My life is public service, so wherever I am in the world, it is going to be the same thing.”

Corden Defends ‘Brave’ Prince

In 2022, Corden spoke about his friendship with Harry in an interview with U.Ok. tabloid The Sun.

Corden mirrored on the couple’s energy in deciding to step away from their lives in Britain for the good thing about their kids.

“I’m a huge fan of both of them,” he stated. “Obviously, I know Harry better than I know Meghan, but I think it’s really hard to judge or be judgmental. People process things and deal with things in different ways and that’s OK, and it’s all right to think whatever you think about somebody.”

He continued: “I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for Harry, and anyone who has been around him and spent time with him would feel exactly the same way. I think he is a devoted and loving husband and father, and I think what they have done is incredibly brave, and I’ll always be in their corner.”

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Prince Harry’s “Spare” thanked James Corden for his “unwavering friendship and support.”
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Corden Thanked in Harry’s Memoir

Harry and Corden’s friendship was publicly acknowledged within the prince’s record-breaking memoir, Spare, which got here out in January.

The memoir, which turned the fastest-selling nonfiction e book of all time, included Corden among the many well-known names thanked within the acknowledgments part.

The prince wrote: “Thanks and hugs to Jennifer Rudolph Walsh for her always
positive energy and soulful counsel, and to Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Chris
Martin, Nacho Figueras and Delphi Blaquier, and James Corden for their
unwavering friendship and support.”

At the time of publication, it was famous within the press that whereas well-known pals obtained thanks from Harry within the e book, no members of the royal household had been included.

James Crawford-Smith is Newsweek’s royal reporter, based mostly in London. You can discover him on Twitter at @jrcrawfordsmith and browse his tales on Newsweek‘s The Royals Facebook web page.

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