Prince Harry

Prince Harry won’t be seeing King Charles during UK visit. Image via Instagram @meghan.markle.official

Prince Harry shares how he learned of the King’s cancer diagnosis

The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry has revealed how he found out about his father, King Charles’ cancer diagnosis.

Prince Harry

Prince Harry won’t be seeing King Charles during UK visit. Image via Instagram @meghan.markle.official

The Duke of Sussex candidly shared how he found out about his father, King Charles III’s cancer diagnosis.

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In an interview with Good Morning America correspondent Will Reeve, Harry revealed that his dad called him directly to inform him of his cancer diagnosis.

“How did you get the news that your father was ill?”, correspondent Will Reeve asked the Duke of Sussex during an interview Friday at the Invictus Games One Year to Go event in Whistler, Canada.

“I spoke to him”, Prince Harry candidly shared.

When asked about his next move, the Duke of Sussex noted that he “jumped on a plane”, to see his father “as soon as [he] could”.

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Prince Harry also opened up about how he felt when he rushed to be by his father’s side, especially considering his strained relationship with the royal family.

“Look, I love my family”, the Duke of Sussex shared.

Harry also noted that he was grateful to see and spend time with his father.

The duke continued: “The fact that I was able to get on a plane and go and see him and spend any time with him, I’m grateful for that”.

Despite everything, the Prince did however admit that King Charles’ cancer could initiate some reconciliation.

“Throughout all these [Invictus] families, I see it on a day-to-day basis, the strength of the family unit coming together”, Prince Hary noted.

“I think any illness, any sickness brings families together”, he added.

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle are currently in Canada to launch the 2025 Winter Invictus Games. The 2025 Invictus Games will be hosting its first-ever winter edition in Canada.

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