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If Prince Harry decides to offer a helping hand to Charles III, he will first need to confront his brother, according to a royal expert.

Sources recently told Times UK that the Duke of Sussex intends to support his father, who has been diagnosed with cancer, by temporarily assuming his royal role. However, author Christopher Andersen “King,” told Fox News Digital that Prince William, heir to the British throne, is unlikely to accept the offer.

“Prince Harry is very concerned about his father’s health,” Andersen said. “If it were up to Harry, he would almost certainly cooperate, even if it meant keeping him at arm’s length from William, who is still smoldering with anger over Harry’s actions. Even if.”

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Christopher Andersen, author of “The King,” told Fox News Digital that it was unlikely that Prince William would allow his brother Prince Harry to return to the royal family. (Karwai Tan/Wire Image)

“Harry wants to be true to his father,” Andersen said. “He wants to collaborate and help, that’s his nature. But no matter how noble Prince Harry’s intentions are, he doesn’t want to return to the royal family in any capacity.” It is inevitable that things will be stirred up again.”

“The British people have known Prince Harry [his wife] “In recent years, Meghan Markle will be divided on whether she should be allowed to pick up where she left off, with tabloid headlines making headlines and Prince Harry’s every move under intense scrutiny. And there will be endless speculation about Meghan’s role.” Andersen continued. …and to be honest, Prince Harry’s recent surprising admission that he is considering becoming a US citizen gives us little confidence about what his future holds as a member of the royal family. ”

Prince Harry arrived from California less than 48 hours after Buckingham Palace announced on February 5 that the king had cancer. The monarch and his younger son’s visit to Clarence House was brief, with Prince Charles and his wife Queen Camilla seen leaving about an hour later.

Prince Harry holding the microphone

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (Karwai Tan/Wire Image)

The Times said Prince Harry and his father shared a “warm interaction” during their 45-minute meeting. A source claimed that Prince Charles wants his second son to return to royal duties as it is “in the interests of the system”.

Prince Harry and his brother have reportedly not met and had no plans to meet.

Kinsey Schofield, host of the podcast “To Di For Daily,” told Fox News Digital: “There’s one big obstacle in Harry’s way, and that’s Prince William.” “If Prince William has any influence in this situation, Prince Harry should not be allowed to return home in any capacity. Prince William believes that Harry and Meghan have not properly considered the consequences and that they have no confidence in him. I understand that I don’t deserve it.”

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Prince William looks at Prince Harry with harsh eyes

The relationship between Prince William (left) and Prince Harry has been strained following the Duke of Sussex’s departure from the royal family in 2020. (Yui Moku – WPA Pool)

“It’s a responsibility to the family,” she added.

Prince Harry has had troubles with his family since quitting royal duties in 2020 and moving to California with his wife, citing the intolerable intrusions and racist attitudes of the British media. He appeared alone at his father’s coronation in May, but left immediately after the ceremony and returned to the United States for his son’s birthday.

After stepping down as senior royals, Harry and Meghan complained about life as royals. In 2021, they sat down with Oprah Winfrey and watched her 50 million people worldwide. After releasing a six-part documentary series on Netflix in 2022, Harry’s memoir Spare hit bookshelves in 2023 and quickly became a bestseller.

A spare copy of Prince Harry's memoir lies on a table

Prince Harry wrote about sibling rivalry in “Spare.” (Justin Tallis/AFP)

Prince William and Prince Harry’s relationship, which had been strained by the time of Prince Harry’s exit, soured after Prince Harry publicly detailed his dissatisfaction. Prince Harry also mentioned the rivalry between his brothers in his memoir.

“Prince William is in turmoil in his private life,” royal broadcaster and photographer Helena Chard claimed on Fox News Digital. “He knows his younger brother too well and will never allow him to return to his family easily because he doesn’t trust him. Prince William is also very protective of his younger brother. Masu” [his wife] Kate, Princess of Wales, will not let anything stand in the way of her recovery. ”

“I don’t think Prince Harry is really interested in supporting the British royal family, but his currency is the royal family,” she said. “It is in his interest to maintain a relationship with them. The British monarchy continues to represent continuity, stability and pride. If we want true reconciliation, Prince Harry must stand in front of the royal family and the public. I feel like I have to redeem myself.”

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Duchess Kate smiles in a blue suit

Duchess Kate was hospitalized last month for planned abdominal surgery. (Samir Hussain)

Prince Harry’s decision was also made in light of the fact that the Crown Princess is still recovering from abdominal surgery, a palace source told the outlet.

Chard noted that while the king’s diagnosis may have shaken up the palace, his recovery is progressing well. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak recently told BBC Radio that the cancer was caught early and that the 75-year-old is “willing to fulfill” his constitutional duties. The king has suspended his official duties, but his state duties, including weekly meetings with Mr Sunak, will continue. Nor will he assume his constitutional role as head of state.

The King and his wife, Queen Camilla, were also seen attending Sunday services together and greeting well-wishers.

King Charles walking outdoors with Queen Camilla

King Charles III and Queen Camilla attend Sunday service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, on February 18, 2024. (Max Manby/Indigo)

“We are not in a constitutional crisis,” Chard said. “We must continue to focus on the King and his health. His condition is manageable and the good news is that he remains in the public eye.”

Andersen also revealed that William isn’t the only thing Harry has to worry about. There are also the “grey men,” as Princess Diana once labeled them, the “powerful” palace advisers who “run the monarchy behind the scenes.”

“These are the same puppeteer bureaucrats that Princess Diana complained so much about and even moved Queen Elizabeth around like a chessboard,” Andersen said. “These shadowy figures essentially told the King that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made their bed and now they need to lie there, that the Sussexes are leaving the royal family, and then the shocking Oprah interview and Harry The prince’s testimony tells the king that he betrayed the royal family. It’s all a memoir.”

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The Prince and Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex walk in front of cars in matching black outfits.

From left: Duchess Kate, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Duchess Meghan, Duchess of Sussex after the death of Queen Elizabeth. Britain’s longest-reigning monarch died in 2022 at the age of 96. (Chris Jackson)

“The idea behind the walls of the palace has always been that one must follow the rules,” Andersen continued. “That was Queen Elizabeth’s way of dealing with Megxit: you either give it your all, or you give it your all. She was pretty brutal, and she didn’t want Harry to give her royal patronage or her prized ceremonial army.” Remember, we stripped him of his title and military uniform. So should you. Let’s look at things from the king’s perspective. The royal family has Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in their rearview mirror. The Sussexes are no longer a top priority. Duchess Camilla believes they need to calm things down while the King battles cancer. And for now, they are…King Charles, at least for now. There’s no need to be furious.”

Andersen said Prince Harry “still has a long way to go” if he wants to resume any royal duties and regain the trust of the palace.

A spokesperson for the Duke of Sussex did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment on the Times report.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand with Michael Bublé and his wife

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex Luisana Lopilato, Michael Bublé and Duchess Meghan attend the Invictus Games One to Go Winter Training Camp at Hillcrest Community Center on February 16, 2024 in Vancouver, Canada. . (Karwai Tan/Wire Image)

Prince Harry recently gave an interview to Good Morning America while in Canada for the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025’s One Year to Go celebration.

Harry would not give details about his father’s prognosis.

“That’s between me and him,” he said.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend Invictus Games training session for athletes

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke of Sussex, attend a training session for athletes at the Invictus Games in Whistler, Canada, on February 15, 2024. (James Whatling, FOX News Digital)

Harry said he immediately arranged to travel to London after his father called him to tell him he had cancer.

“I jumped on a plane and went to see him as soon as I could,” he said on a morning news show. “I love my family, and I’m grateful that I get to fly to see them and spend all my time with them.”

When asked if his illness would help his family reunite, Harry said: “Yes, for sure.” He said he was witnessing such a revitalizing effect among wounded soldiers who compete in the competition, which the prince founded in 2014.

Prince Harry looks serious as he walks in a dark suit and tie

Prince Harry’s meeting with his father lasted just 45 minutes. (Viktor Simanovic/Anadolu Agency)

“I see it on a daily basis through all these families,” he said. “Again, we know the strength of families coming together.”

Fox News Digital’s Emily Trainham and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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