Prince Harry Weighs In On ‘The Crown’ During Final TV Interview To Promote His Book

Prince Harry has shared his views on “The Crown,” admitting he usually finds himself “fact-checking” whereas tuning into the divisive Netflix drama.

The Duke of Sussex is at present on the promo path for his new memoir Spare, which culminated in an interview with speak present host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night time. During the interview, the presenter commented that Prince Harry has “got to have watched some of ‘The Crown,’” which sparked some laughter within the studio viewers.

There’s people laughing at that but yes, I have actually watched ‘The Crown,’” Harry revealed.

He then confirmed he’d watched each “the older stuff and the more recent stuff”. When Colbert questioned whether or not “you fact-check it while you watch”, Harry mimed taking notes in entrance of the TV, earlier than saying with amusing: “Yes I do, actually.”

Gesturing in direction of his guide, he added: “By the way, [that’s] another reason why it’s important that history has it right.”

Again in 2021, Harry advised James Corden of ‘The Crown’: “They don’t pretend to be news. It’s fictional. But it’s loosely based on the truth.

“Of course, it’s not strictly accurate, of course not, but loosely it gives you a rough idea about what that lifestyle, the pressures of putting duty and service above family and everything else, what can come from that.”

Harry additionally named Damian Lewis because the actor he’d prefer to see painting him in a future season of the Emmy-winning drama, including: “I’m way more comfortable with ‘The Crown’ than I am seeing the stories written about my family or my wife or myself.

“[The Crown] is obviously fiction, take it how you will. But this is being reported on as fact because you’re supposedly news. I have a real issue with that.”

Dominic West and Elizabeth Debicki performed King Charles and Princess Diana within the newest season of The Crown

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In latest years, “The Crown” has come below hearth from some critics who counsel it doesn’t do sufficient to focus on to viewers that it portrays a fictionalized model of actual occasions. All 5 seasons at the moment are out there to observe on Netflix, with the sixth and remaining sequence anticipated later this yr.

Watch the interview right here: