Prince Harry slams ‘unsubstantiated’ story that pits him against his country

Prince Harry closes a recent report that accused him of telling a friend”These Brits need to learn their lessonahead of the couple’s high-profile interview with Oprah Winfrey last year.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s global spokesman told HuffPost that “this is a baseless hit masquerading as journalism.”

“This story is full of inaccuracies, not the least of which is a quote erroneously attributed to Prince Harry“, a spokesman said on Sunday.

“To accuse a man who has served his country for 10 years of wanting to teach that same country a lesson is not only a distraction, but also an unsuccessful and predictable tabloid strategy,” she added. “Inciting him against his country is shameful and manipulative, especially since Prince Harry has never spoken ill of the British public.”

The Sun did not immediately respond to a HuffPost request for further comment.

The story and reaction followed Prince William and Kate Middleton. recent 3 day tour of bostonwhere they were at the Earthshot Prize Awards.

Since the tour almost coincided with the release of Harry and Meghan Markleexpected Netflix docuseries, a palace source said before the trip that the Prince and Princess of Wales “will not be distracted by other things.”

Trailer for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. six part series with the streaming giant dropping on the second day of William and Kate’s royal tour, leading many to question the timing of its release.

In the teaser, a voice asks Harry, “Why did you want to make this documentary?”

“No one sees what happens behind closed doors,” the prince replies. “I had to do everything I could to protect my family.”

“When the stakes are so high, doesn’t it make sense to hear our story from us?” Megan later adds in the clip.