When Palace Aides Tried To Interrupt Prince Harry, The Royal’s Response Immediately Shut Them Down

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When you’re a royal, you’re absolutely in a place of power and privilege. However, that doesn’t stop you from being at the beck and call of aides. Indeed, assistants can potentially rush you away from a situation at any time – even if you’re in the middle of a conversation. But while visiting Australia for the Invictus Games, Prince Harry refused to engage with his aides when they tried to get his attention – and he had quite the riposte, too.

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In October 2018 Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle embarked on a tour of Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and the Kingdom of Tonga. But the trip wasn’t a holiday; instead, it would involve a lot of diplomatic and charitable work. According to a statement released by Kensington Palace, the royals would be engaging in “youth leadership and environmental and conservation efforts.”

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And while in Australia, Harry would also focus on a project near and dear to his heart: the Invictus Games. Harry started the sporting contest in 2014 after his stint in the British Army, and the idea behind the games is to allow wounded and disabled armed servicemen and women to demonstrate their abilities in adapted sports.

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