Prince Harry still tormented by Princess Diana’s funeral

Prince Harry revealed he’s still haunted by the sound of horse hooves clacking on the pavement throughout his mom’s funeral procession — however mentioned he feels Princess Diana’s presence with him greater than ever in California.

The Duke of Sussex, 36, was a number of weeks shy of his thirteenth birthday when his mother died in August 1997 — trauma that still torments him and makes him really feel “hunted” upon returning to London, he advised Oprah Winfrey within the third episode of the Apple TV+ docuseries, “The Me You Can’t See,” out there Friday.

“For me, the thing I remember the most was the sound of the horses’ hooves going along the Mall,” Harry recalled.

“It was like I was outside of my body, just walking along, doing what was expected of me, showing one-tenth of the emotion that everyone was showing.”

Harry mentioned he was left “angry” by his mom’s demise in a Paris automotive crash she traveled together with her Egyptian-born boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, as their automotive was chased by paparazzi.

Prince William, Prince Harry  (center) and Prince Charles attending Princess Diana's funeral on Sept. 6, 1997.
Prince William, Prince Harry (middle) and Prince Charles attending Princess Diana’s funeral on Sept. 6, 1997.
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Prince Charles, Prince William Harry, and Prince Charles stand alongside the hearse containing Diana's coffin.
Prince Charles, Prince William Harry, and Prince Charles stand alongside the hearse containing Diana’s coffin.
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Prince Charles attending the funeral of his mother, princess Diana, in 1997.
Prince Charles attending the funeral of his mom, princess Diana, in 1997.
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Prince Harry says he feels "haunted" when he returns to London.
Prince Harry says he feels “haunted” when he returns to London.
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Prince Harry and his family watched as his mother's coffin is carried into Westminster Abbey on Sept. 6, 1997.
Prince Harry and his household watched as his mom’s coffin is carried into Westminster Abbey on Sept. 6, 1997.
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“I was so angry with what happened to her and the fact there was no justice at all … the same people that chased her through that tunnel photographed her dying on the back seat of that car,” Harry mentioned. “The clicking of cameras, and the flash of cameras makes my blood boil. It makes me angry. It takes me back to what happened to my mum, what I experienced as kid.”

To deal with the trauma of his mom’s demise and make his relationship with then-girlfriend Meghan Markle work, Harry mentioned he started taking remedy classes practically 5 years in the past – forward of the couple’s May 2018 marriage.

“I quickly established that if this relationship was going to work, I had to deal with my past,” Harry mentioned.

Prince Harry revealed he began therapy sessions  before his marriage to Meghan Markle to help cope with his mother's death.
Prince Harry revealed he started remedy classes earlier than his marriage to Meghan Markle to assist cope together with his mom’s demise.
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Harry additionally mentioned he’s comforted by feeling his mom’s presence in Montectio, California, the place he’s been dwelling with spouse Markle, 39, and 2-year-old Archie, as they await a child woman anticipated his summer time.

The Duke of Sussex mentioned he believes Diana “helped him get here.”

“I have no doubt my mom would be incredibly proud of me. I’m living the life that she wanted to live for herself. Living the life that she wanted us to be able to live,” he mentioned.

“Not only do I know that she’s incredibly proud of me, but that she’s helped me get here. And I’ve never felt her presence more than I have over the last year. I wish she could have met Meghan. I wish she was around for Archie.”

Harry added that he has “no regrets” about leaving the UK.

“I have no regrets,” he advised Winfrey.

“It’s really sad but I have no regrets at all because now I’m at a place where I think I should have been four years ago … Now we’ve got a beautiful little boy who keeps us busy, keeps us running around, he makes us laugh every day. We’ve got two dogs. And another little baby girl on the way. I never dreamt that.”

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