Harry says his father, Britain's Prince Charles, stopped taking his calls

He denied blindsiding his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, saying he had too much respect for her

  
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in this undated handout photo. Harpo Productions/Joe Pugliese/Handout via REUTERS

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in this undated handout photo. Harpo Productions/Joe Pugliese/Handout via REUTERS

LONDON: Prince Harry said that his father Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, had stopped taking his calls.

He denied blindsiding his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, saying he had too much respect for her.

"I had three conversations with my grandmother, and two conversations with my father before he stopped taking my calls. And then he said, can you put this all in writing"

Asked why Charles had stopped taking his calls, Harry said:

"By that point I took matters into my own hands, it was like, I needed to do this for my family. This is not a surprise to anybody. It's really sad that it's got to this point, but I've got to do something for my own mental health, my wife's and for Archie's as well."

(Reporting by Michael Holden and Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Mike Collett-White) ((guy.faulconbridge@thomsonreuters.com; 07825218698;))

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