The Royal butler’s confession: Harry is my favourite

Princess Diana’s trusted butler, Paul Burrell, has revealed in a Sunday Night special event, the uncanny similarities between Prince Harry and his mother Princess Diana.

“Harry is like his mother, Harry is naughty. Harry is fun. Harry is the joker. Diana was all those things.” Burrell told Melissa Doyle in an exclusive interview.

“So, he’s just following his mother’s traits. Watch him. Just watch Harry. I shouldn’t say this but he’s my favourite” Burrell said.

Princess Diana earned the title of the “People's Princess,” because of her heartfelt support for humanitarian causes and her ability to connect with the public.

Burrell went to work for the Princess as her butler but became one of her closest confidants.

In the Sunday Night special event “The Diana You Never Knew” he describes the Princess as gorgeous, dazzling and fashionable.

But Burrell said her favourite role was being a mother to her two boys, William and Harry.

“They were great fun. What do kids want to do? They want to drench the security (with water pistols). So, you have to live with that. Of course, Diana found that highly entertaining.” Diana’s bodyguard Ken Wharfe described.

Burrell said he first met Diana when she was invited to the palace to meet the Queen in 1980.

“The Queen said to me a young lady is arriving this afternoon as a house guest. And the car arrived and this very shy innocent girl stepped out. And I said, can I take your bag? And she said yes and I said one small bag, how are you going to survive the weekend. And she said oh my goodness, I haven’t made a very good impression have I.”

Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle on Saturday May 26th 2018.

Harry, 33, is currently fifth-in-line to the British throne, and Markle, 36, is best known for her role in the US TV legal drama Suits.

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