Prince Harry seems to cease singing ‘God Save the King’ throughout Queen’s funeral

Prince Harry seems to cease singing ‘God Save the King’ throughout Queen’s funeral

Prince Harry has come underneath fireplace from royal followers after he appeared to cease singing “God Save the King” on the finish of his grandmother’s funeral.

Harry’s biographer, Angela Levin, was amongst many who retweeted a clip seemingly displaying the Duke of Sussex, 38, tight-lipped as these round him sang the anthem in tribute to his estranged father.

It confirmed King Charles III combating again tears as Westminster Abbey erupted right into a rousing refrain of “God Save the King” to deliver the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II to an emotional finish.

The king didn’t sing the anthem, which is an ode to him — and seemingly nor did Harry, who was proven standing instantly behind him, staring ahead along with his mouth closed for the ultimate 10 seconds of the tribute.

A clip of the final 10 seconds of the anthem confirmed Harry’s lips weren’t transferring whereas the opposite royals round him clearly sang “God Save the King.”
Royals sing "God Save the King."
Earlier than the close-up shot, a wider angle confirmed different royals all singing the anthem in tribute to Harry’s dad, King Charles III.

Queen Consort Camilla was clearly singing to the top, as have been Charles’ sister, Princess Anne, and her husband, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence. The king’s disgraced brother Andrew was additionally transferring his mouth within the shot, as have been his daughters behind him.

An earlier shot additionally confirmed the opposite senior royals — together with Harry’s once-close brother, Prince William, and his household — all clearly singing.

It was not instantly clear if Harry’s spouse, fellow royal critic Meghan Markle, 41, was singing a tribute to her father-in-law, with a candle blocking her mouth within the now-viral clip.

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An insider near Harry additionally insisted that, regardless of the now-viral clip, the estranged royal did actually sing the anthem.

Each he and his spouse, nevertheless, clearly mouthed the phrases when sung later on the Queen’s committal service in Windsor.

Nonetheless, royal watchers blasted the self-exiled prince, accusing him of snubbing the brand new king regardless of his promise final week to “honor” him.

“Complete, utter, disrespect for his father, the nation, the Crown and the monarch,” UK veteran Mike Murphy tweeted with a collection of angry-face emojis.

“Strip him of all of his royal titles and funding. How a lot will NETFLIX need him then,” he requested of the Duke and Duchess’ million-dollar media offers since quitting the UK and royal life.

One veteran accused Harry of “whole, utter disrespect for his father.”

Others additionally insisted it was a transparent snub by Harry of his dad, whom he has blamed for bringing “ache and struggling” to him — which finally led to his resolution to flee to California along with his actress spouse.

“He couldn’t be anymore disrespectful if he tried,” one royal watcher tweeted, whereas one other famous the way it should be “terribly awkward when the king is your dad and also you’re sitting proper behind him.”

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had been within the UK for a uncommon journey when Queen Elizabeth II died. However the exiled royal reportedly solely discovered about his grandmother’s dying 5 minutes earlier than the palace’s official announcement.

Harry was then forbidden from carrying his navy uniform to his grandmother’s funeral, the place he additionally notably sat removed from his estranged brother, new inheritor William, 40.

Whereas William’s eldest kids have been entrance and middle on the ceremony, Harry and Meghan are mentioned to be “livid” that their very own children, Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1, might not get His and Her Royal Highness titles.

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